Researchers have modeled nanoparticles the same size and shape as rabies to reach the brain's nerve cells, with the goal of targeting cancerous ones.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.
Is it possible to sleep off the effects of traumatic events? A new study tries to answer that question.
When calculating cervical cancer risk, previous studies did not consider women who had undergone hysterectomies.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
A woman agonized for months over stomach problems, before realizing the culprit behind her ailments was a giant hairball in her stomach.
The researchers hope to determine whether the engineered ovaries are successful for women.
It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.
Men who live a playboy lifestyle or engage in misogynistic behavior are more apt to have mental health issues, a new study suggests.
Whether you prefer coffee, tea or even chocolate, regularly consuming caffeine has been found to procure health benefits, like combatting inflammation as we get older.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
A paper published in JAMA Cardiology shows that people with HIV have almost double the risk of heart attack than people who do not have the disease.
Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
A good bedside manner is more than just an extra thought; it can be a vital component in a patient’s perception of their physician.
New research shows that cardiac arrests and intensive care unit transfers might happen in bunches, and for a reason.
The scientists' success in animal trials may suggest strawberry extract as a curative remedy for breast cancer, although many more studies would need to be done before extrapolating to humans.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
A new report shows illegal pot use is up significantly in states with medical marijuana laws, compared to those without them.
A man dubbed as such for his tree-like hands finally finds relief from this extremely rare condition, thanks to the kindness of doctors in Bangladesh.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.
Can't remember to take the pill everyday? Here's an overview of alternate birth control devices and methods that may work better for you.
Casual drinking — or about five to seven drinks per week — can triple your risk of mental decline as you move into middle age and older.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
Researchers have confirmed a long-ago speculated fact about this vital organ.
Researchers at Princeton found a link between children getting less sleep and shorter telomere lengths.
Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.
Adding more greens to your diet could be the way to live a longer life with a sharper brain.
A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.
Komodo dragons possess antimicrobial saliva and blood, a discovery that could have broader implications for fighting infections in humans.
Researchers believe these surprising results were because alcohol blocks new information — including false information.
You may want to think twice the next time you send your pooch to the doghouse.
A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.
There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.
Six complaints have been filed over the airline's policy of weighing passengers before they fly between Honolulu and American Samoa.
A new study reveals that the cognitive effects of lead exposure can last for decades.
Using MRI technology, researchers are able to analyze blood flow to the part of the brain responsible for language and speech.
At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.
The researchers theorized that the hippocampus, when affected by alcohol consumption, switches from retaining short-term to long-term memory.
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
A doctor has set up a fundraising initiative in order to fly someone believed to be the world's heaviest woman to India for treatment.
The association between outdoor light at night and breast cancer was specifically found in premenopausal women and those who were smokers or had smoked in the past.
According to a new study, our pets serve to comfort us when we need it the most, especially for people with mental illnesses.
The long-term study used data from the Longitudinal Study of American Youth, a national sample of 2,774 individuals over a three year period.
A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.