Statins may be the most popular medication against heart problems, but its use can increase the risk of developing diabetes, a new study says. The risk of diabetes is higher for people who use atorvastatin and simvastatin.
The ability to detect motion and filter out distractions is a better indicator of intelligence, a new study says. Researchers found that a person's intelligence can be tested via a simple task that requires the ability to detect motion.
Cinnamon compounds can fight the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Researchers have now developed a test that can detect the presence of breast cancer from urine sample of the patient. A clinical study to prove the test's efficacy is currently underway.
Scientists have now discovered the molecule released by the spinal cord that leads to the sensation of an itch.
Breast cancer characterized as "triple negative" carries a poor prognosis, with limited treatment options.
Even as Chinese officials appear to have brought the outbreak of the latest strain of bird flu known as H7N9 under control, experts are warning that virus appears to be mutating.
According to a new study, fish oil supplements can lower the risk of diabetes type-2 by raising the levels of the hormone adiponectin in the bloodstream.
A new study has shown that emotional regulation in people with insomnia is different from that of people who have no trouble sleeping. Researchers say that this change in emotional regulation may be the reason behind the higher risk of depression in people with insomnia.
Children of married couples are less likely to develop obesity, according to a new study.
Kaiba Gionfriddo, a 20-month-old boy, has become the first person in the world to receive an airway splint made using a 3-D printer. The boy had a collapsed bronchus that was disrupting the airflow to his lungs, making him unable to breathe.
People suffering from migraines along with depression have smaller brain size than people who don't suffer from these conditions, according to a new study.
The results from the first study of human fungal skin diversity are in and when it comes to the body part with the greatest variety, feet are the winner.
Lung cancer may soon go the way of polio should a new drug delivery system developed by researchers prove to be as effective in humans as it has been in animals.