Sleeping will aid the brain's ability to consolidate learning when two competing tasks are learned the in the same day, according to new research from the University of Chicago.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary wound dressing technology that can detect infection and alert physicians of the infected wound by a simple color change.
Initial reports coming in from state and federal investigations are leading Pallimed Pharmacy to recall supposedly sterile products.
A vial containing a virus which can cause deadly hemorrhagic fever has gone missing from a research facility in Galveston, Texas.
A vial containing a rare virus known to cause hemorrhagic fever has been reported missing from the University of Texas Medical Branch, according to a statement from the University.
About 40 percent of mothers in the U.S. start giving their babies solid food before 4-6 months of age, according to a new study.
A man, an amateur acupuncturist and self-proclaimed healer, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for infecting 16 people with HIV-tainted blood by a Swiss Court, according to media reports.
FDA announced Friday that it will be putting the heart defibrillators industry under the microscope, after tens of thousands of malfunctions have been reported which have resulted in hundreds of deaths in recent years.
A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.
"Why would you reinvent the wheel?" goes the old saying, so why would you then reinvent the condom? Well, Bill Gates is hoping to do just that through his foundation and Grand Challenges in Global Health Program by offering a $100,000 grant to anyone who can create the world's next-generation condom.
Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for many types of cancers. And, according to a new study smoking can delay healing of a fractured bone and raise the risk of postoperative complications. The study was conducted by researchers from University of Pennsylvania.
New York health officials are now urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated against meningitis. According to the New York City Department for Health and Mental Hygiene, the vaccinations are recommended for all men, regardless of HIV status.
The flu season this year got off to an early and virulent start and worsened, killing 105 this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, underlining the importance of vaccinating everyone older than 6 months.
Since 2010, an outbreak in meningitis has infected 22 individuals, killing seven.