The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has okayed Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Gut bacteria are currently getting a lot of attention for their role in regulating weight gain and links with autism. A new study has found that people with lower levels of good bacteria have higher risk of colorectal cancer.
Mindful meditation alters activity of genes that control inflammation, a team of researchers has found.
The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum), a drug to treat men suffering from Peyronie's disease.
Australian researchers have found large reserves of freshwater beneath oceans.
A healthy diet increases food costs by about $550 a year per person, according to a new study by Harvard Medical School.
People with dyslexia have faulty wiring between auditory and speech regions of the brain, a new study has found.
Nerves in the stomach control food intake, a new study has found.
Seizures and repetitive sounds during early life could prevent formation of blood vessels in the brain, according to a latest study by researchers at Yale.
For many millennia, we humans have considered ourselves superior, primarily due to our large brains and our ability to reason. However, we might not be as smart as we think. Researchers from Australia point out that there are different kinds of geniuses out there, some even better than us.
About 44 million people around the world currently suffer from dementia and by 2050 this figure is expected to reach 135 million, according to a policy brief.
A firm in Japan is planning to build a solar power plant on the moon. Called the LUNA RING, the project will harness sun's power and beam it to the earth.
Neanderthals weren't the dumb cousins of Homo sapiens, but were in fact highly organized species who knew how to organize their living spaces, just like modern humans, a new study suggests.
Sahara- the world's largest tropical desert- might not look like a cozy place for many, but it is home to some rare creatures that have evolved to live in the arid landscape. A recent study has found that wildlife population in this barren land is disappearing rapidly.