There's a promising new cancer vaccine in the works that has a perfect survival rate in mice with melanoma. Even more impressively, the same vaccine is also effective in preventing the recurrence of tumors.
Dubbed the silent killer, hypertension is a major problem in the United States and worldwide. Now, the American Heart Association reveals that certain lifestyle changes can significantly drop blood pressure and even reduce the need for medication.
For centuries, the world has been trying to figure out the secret behind Mona Lisa's mysterious smile. Doctors now say that clues in Leonardo da Vinci's iconic painting point to hyperthyroidism.
Japanese cancer researcher based in Atlanta praises the anime 'Cells at Work!' for giving accurate depictions of the immune system battling against cancer cells.
This tiny electronic implant could revolutionize neurological treatments in the future. So far, laboratory tests have shown that the device is effective in detecting, stopping, and preventing epileptic seizures.
People with numerous deep wrinkles on their forehead are at nearly 10 times greater risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the European Society of Cardiology. The 20-year study, which included 3,200 participants, revealed a low-cost method of identifying high-risk individuals.
For exhausted parents, baby poop isn’t a very welcoming sight. For scientists, it is full of potential as a great source of medically beneficial probiotics.
Low or moderate drinkers, beware. In a comprehensive study, scientists say there's really no amount of alcohol that's safe for drinking. They're now calling for a revamp of health guidelines, many of which encourage up to two drinks a day.
There's a confirmed case of a particularly nasty type of STD in the United Kingdom. Here's everything you need to know about the horrifying infection that causes oozing lesions in the genitals — and why it's not time to panic.
When nutrition expert Karin Michels called coconut oil 'pure poison,' superfood enthusiasts were taken aback. Here's the deal on coconut oil, which is nearly completely made up of saturated fat.
Scientists found an enzyme that could turn different blood cells into the universal donor blood type O. This enzyme, found in the human gut, is reportedly 30 times more efficient in the job than any other candidate.
New study reveals how heavy drinking affects diet
Getting a taste of impending death is usually a dangerous event, but new research shows that near-death experiences are actually a lot like drinking a cup of psychedelic tea. Specifically, ayahuasca from the Amazon.
Early cancer detection is crucial, and this potentially groundbreaking blood test that can quickly and effectively detect nearly all types of cancer. The test includes the use of a malaria protein that's known to stick to most cancer cells.