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.
Men who are losing hair are more likely to get a heart attack, especially if the balding is occurring on the crown of the head rather than the front, says a new study.
Friends and family are questioning what happened when Marek Lapinski's wisdom teeth were removed that led to his death due to complications from the surgery.
Having mapped out what they're calling a road map of the arms race between HIV and an infected person's antibodies, scientists believe they may have a clearer view than ever before as to how to go about developing a viable vaccine against the virus.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, announced new legislation Wednesday aimed at mitigating prescription drug abuse, especially pain killers.
The World Health Organization has officially passed off an a strategy that, should it succeed, would result in the complete eradication of polio by 2018. The real hurdle now isn't polio - it's funding.