Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide, and now scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Copenhagen have identified a possible key to preventing secondary cancers in breast cancer patients.
Cancer continues to be the number two killer of people in the United States each year, but at least when it comes to cancers that spread to the liver, scientists may have devised a new way of diagnosing the disease using probiotics - beneficial bacteria similar to those found in yogurt.
Despite the increased legalization of marijuana, many people are still skeptical of its adverse effects on users. However, new research shows that cannabis plus alcohol is actually more risky and makes for a more dangerous high.
By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that can survive in near boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine hope they can use its indestructible ways to successfully use genetic therapy to treat human diseases.
Obesity, especially childhood obesity, is a nationwide epidemic concerning healthcare professionals and scientists everywhere. Now, new research reveals that overweight teens may double their risk of developing bowel cancer by the time they reach middle age.
It's allergy season, and as if everyone wasn't sneezing and wheezing enough, now new research says that allergy attacks could increase with climate change as the notorious ragweed pollen spreads.
Fine particulate air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of developing childhood autism, according to a new study.
In a groundbreaking new study, scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to turn human blood cells into brain cells, opening the doors to better understanding disease in the body.
Video gaming may lead to a higher risk of developing certain neurological disorders, according to a new study.
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.
Salt: it may make our food taste better, but like any good thing, it's always best in moderation. Too much salt has been tied to increased blood pressure, and now it seems high salt diets may also delay the onset of puberty, according to a new study.
Cystic fibrosis is life threatening to anyone born with the disease, but now a new combination of drugs is offering new hope for afflicted patients.
Drug use is typically tested with invasive techniques that involve either saliva or urine, for instance, but now the presence of certain drugs in the body can be detected with a single fingerprint, according to a new study.
As scientists across the nation worry over the issue of antibiotic resistance, which seems to have us utterly surrounded, new research has revealed that infant antibiotic use is linked to various diseases later in adulthood.