The new bird flu virus that ha killed six people in more areas in Shanghai has led Chinese authorities to slaughter over 20,000 birds at a large poultry market in the city, according to reports.
An unlikely alliance between cell biologists and astrophysicists have developed a technique that can generate bone tissue from stem cells.
Despite the feeling for many living in the United States that winter will never end, allergy season is in full effect, with some cities ranking in higher than others in terms of pollen count. This year, Jackson, Miss. takes the lead, though many cities in the North are struggling more than last year.
As the largest drugstore chain in the United States, Walgreen announced Thursday that they are now offering chronic-care services in more than 330 of its 370 Take care Clinics.
A federal judge announced ordered on Friday that anyone should be allowed to purchase the morning-after pill Plan B One-Step, or its generic versions, within 30 days.
New research shows that increasing potassium in the diet and reducing salt intake can have a significant impact on health and cost benefit by cutting down on the number of people who die of stroke each year.
Scientists from the Oxford University have now developed a printer that can create tissues that have several properties of living tissue.
Walking is as good as running to improve and maintain heart health, according to a new study.
Authorities in Shanghai on Thursday closed a live poultry trading zone in an agricultural products market and have began slaughtering all birds there in response to the recent H7N9 bird flu scare, according to Xinhua news.
Sequester-related budget cuts are taking root and among those hit the hardest are those battling cancer.
The cost of treating individuals living with dementia may be as much as $109 billion, according to a study released in the New England Journal of Medicine. What's more, with nearly 70 percent of patients on Medicare, tax payers are sharing much of the load.
Scientists have discovered a way to switch cocaine addiction off and on in rats' brains with a laser, a treatment the researchers believe could be used in humans using transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Scientists conducting controversial research on different strains of the bird flu are pointing to cases of a newly-emerged mutation in China as justification for their work.
A new study has found that men with low testosterone levels are more likely to be diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.