A new study shows that the use of marijuana during pregnancy is related to abnormal brain structure in children. Comparing children prenatally exposed to marijuana with the unexposed ones, the former showed thicker prenatal cortex, a part of the brain that is involved in decision-making, working memory and complex cognition.
A new study has confirmed that the vegetation in the Arctic is turning green due to global warming and human activities.
A new analysis of previous studies suggests that high levels of bad cholesterol in older adults might actually be helping them live longer.
A new study involving bacteriophages has revealed the ability of the bacteria-eating virus to successfully reduce salmonella in meat products by as much as 90 percent.
A new study suggest that eating fiber and vitamin A rich diet can shape the immune sytem to prevent fatal allergic responses to foods such as peanuts.
A nbew study revealed that West Nile virus has the ability to destroy synapses of neurons causing memory loss and mood disorders.
Russian scientist successfully developed a new magnetically-controlled drug that can be condensed into a blood clot and dissolve the clot 4,000 times better than ordinary enzyme-based drug.
An 18-year-old Ohio teen died from a rare brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri after whitewater rafting at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte. Here are some vital facts to know about this fatal infection.
A new study on mouse models revealed that the body's immune response to the saliva of mosquitoes may do more damage than help, enhancing the replication ability of the virus.
Scientists from John Hopkins University successfully showed in a proof-of-principle study the potential of next generation DNA sequencing as a cost-efficient diagnostic tool for brain infection.
A new study involving only German patients revealed four new risk genes associated with Multiple Sclerosis
Scientists have discovered carcinogenic man-made pollutants in marine organisms living up to 10,000 metres deep on the world's deepest ocean trenches.
Two water tanks at the Allegheny General Hospital has been tested positive for Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' Disease
A study revealed that pediatric exposure to antibiotics can lead to the disturbance of the diveristy of the gut microbiome and development of antibiotic-resistant genes.