Researchers have now found an important factor that determines how Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Researchers have now created nanosponges that can soak up a broad range of dangerous toxins in the body.
Circumcision changes the kind of bacteria that live on the penis and so offers protections against HIV and other viral infections, according to a new study.
Drinking a cup of beetroot juice (about 8 ounces) can help lower blood pressure, a small study from the U.K. suggests.
Unreliable testing may be a major cause in unnecessary, medically-invasive procedures, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
All it takes is a taste, say researchers from Indiana University, for the brain to react to beer by releasing a burst of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which acts as a reward for the brain.
Animals on various tiers of the food chain have been observed to self-medicate to cure ailments as well as prevent disease for future generations. The findings my prove to be useful for future research on plant-based pharmaceuticals for humans.
House Democrats led by Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., released a report Monday highlighting a lack of oversight of compounding pharmacies like the one responsible for the outbreak of fungal meningitis last year that killed 53 people and sickened 733.
The Cannabis Career Instituted launched its Budtender School in Nevada just two days after the state's lawmakers uanimously passed a bill Thursday calling for the establishment and regulation of pot dispensaries.
New hope for people living with so-called myelin disorders such as multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy comes out of Cleveland, Ohio where researchers there report developing a breakthrough technique that directly converts regular skin cells into the type of brain cells destroyed by the myelin disorders.
A minimally invasive treatment that uses a small ball of ice can effectively treat chronic pain, according to a new study presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.
Lullabies can aid a preterm infant's development in the neonatal intensive care unit, a new study has found. Researchers found that specific parts of music can help preterm babies' heart rate and breathing.
The Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting in June to reassess the safety of GlaxoSmithKline's former blockbuster diabetes drug Avandia almost three years after they curbed its sales over cardiovascular risks.
A lab "grown" kidney has been successfully transplanted into a rat and began producing urine, an early research step that may one day lead to replacement organs for humans and will turn organ donations obsolete.