The nose knows... and cures paralysis to boot! That's at least according to a recent miraculous case where researchers used a paralyzed man's nose cells to help him regain some sensation and voluntary movement .
Went to one too many Guns N' Roses concerts in your youth? Having trouble hearing your friends and family as you age? Researchers are suggesting that you don't necessarily need to get a hearing aid. Experts may be able to simply restore your hearing, good as new.
Past research has said that up to 42 percent of all treated cases of depression do not respond to antidepressants, although it has remained largely unclear why. Now researchers have found that diet can impact how a patient responds to their medication, where fish consumption can help.
Some gluten free foods have been found to boast worrying concentrations of arsenic, as revealed by the analyses of flour, cakes, bread, pasta and other foods made with rice.
Researchers are arguing that some very lucky individuals may be naturally immune to Ebola infection, and finding them could open doors for treatment and disease containment not even considered.
Mitochondria, which power the cells of plants and animals, were reportedly energy parasites before they were the beneficial powerhouses they are today, according to new research.
Extra sugary sodas might promote disease, independently from its role in obesity, after researchers found in a new study that consumption of the sweetened beverages were associated with cell aging.
Scientists have recently identified a molecular "Superman" of sorts, which rescues DNA from catastrophic collisions that can lead to various diseases, including cancer.
Experts have long known that epileptics sometimes suddenly and unexpectedly die during or right after a seizure. The cause of this death is often utterly unrelated to injury or other known causes, leaving professionals perplexed. Surprisingly, a lot of caregivers and even patients are left scratching their heads too, as they have never heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
For centuries, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have given their patients honeysuckle, often in the form of tea, to help alleviate certain ailments. Now, researchers think that this age-old practice may have been on to something. A molecule within the plant has been found to directly target influenza, making it a potential treatment option for the troublesome virus.
A chemical found in broccoli sprouts and a few other vegetables is showing some promise as a treatment for autism, potentially mitigating some common behavioral symptoms of the condition.
Just an extra two hours of exercise each week can reportedly improve school performance, according to a new study.
The pesky house fly may be annoying, but this buzzing insect's genome could improve human health, according to a new study.
Aside from being noisy, living near a major road has one, possibly fatal, setback. New research has found that for women living on a Main Street may increase their risk of a sudden heart attack.