The flu vaccine this season could reduce the risk of infection by nearly half.
Sleep is a mysterious aspect of human lives. A team of scientists has discovered that the brain shrinks during sleep, but it does no harm.
Men can also experience a kind of depression that typically affects women during and after their pregnancy.
More than half of Americans consider the current political climate as either somewhat or very significant source of stress in their lives.
A weed commonly found in Florida could stop the deadly superbug on its track.
A panel of scientists, ethicists and academics have thrown in their support in human gene editing.
Using a cooling cap during cancer treatment could prevent hair loss that comes with chemotherapy.
New research from the Texas Heart Institute has developed what appears to be a "ghost heart," or an organ scrubbed clean of all cells. It appears their new method can build a human heart nearly from scratch.
There is an impending evolutionary arms race between deadly bacteria and antibiotics. Scientists may have found another novel, yet primal, way to make existing drugs more effective against antibiotic resistance.
Rice flour used as substitute for wheat in gluten-free foods increases exposure risk to arsenic and mercury.
Reducing calorie consumption by eating less could slow the aging process at a cellular level.
The new vaccine, developed by investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, has a consistent 100-percent success rate at protecting mice and monkeys from the virus.
Scientists may have finally cracked the code to restoring temperature sensing with the help of an unexpected guest: a pit viper. In a surprising twist, the new material appears to be something people have been encountering in their everyday life.
Narcotics experts have called for an expanded access to naloxone, an important drug related to solve the growing number of opioid overdoses in the U.S. The massive surge in the antidote's price is a business decision that can affect the lives of other people.
Brandies like cognac are renowned for its flavors, colors and aromas that require years to achieve. However, scientists from Spain have used ultrasound to cut the time needed for these spirits to mature from years to days.