A thing of the past? A French study suggests women may be better off.
Scientists have enhanced a "molecular superglue" made from proteins harvested from a flesh-eating bacteria.
Scientists have found that pain may in fact have a "signature" visible via fMRI scans.
The world's pioneer of in vitro fertilization (IVF), Robert Edwards, passed away in his sleep Wednesday at home near Cambridge, England, following a long bought of illness.
A study designed to discover the effects of levels of oxygen saturation in premature babies is under fire for not fully informing participating parents of the possible consequences, which include both blindness, neurological damage and death.
President Obama has set forth a $235 million dollar plan directed at providing greater awareness of and resources for those struggling with mental health issues.
When one newly-wed couple discovered the husband's sperm was causing the wife an allergic reaction, they sought help.
A New York auction house saw today (Wednesday) a 60-year-old letter beat Abraham Lincoln letter and fetching $5.3 million to its owner.
By selectively breeding rats that exhibited traits of either extreme activity or laziness, researcher Frank Booth and post-doctoral fellow Michael Roberts, found that genetics could play a role in exercise motivation.
Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, said Tuesday in a speech that he will continue to protect the country's food programs from what he is calling "a very consistent, thoughtful campaign to delegitimize" them.
After hours of deliberation on Tuesday, a Nevada jury decided that two UnitedHealth Group units must pay $500 million in punitive damages for failing to oversee a doctor whose unsanitary medical practices are believed to have given patients hepatitis C.
College freshmen who reported higher levels of alcohol use and anxiety were found to be more emotionally connected to the content on Facebook than their peers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Computers in Human Behavior.
HIV and AIDS prevention groups are once again at arms with one another as the Supreme Court prepares to consider whether the requirement that those organizations receiving government funding for such work take an open stance against prostitution is in fact constitutional.
Health and environmental groups plan to petition 10 major U.S. retailers Wednesday to phase out potentially toxic products. Specifically, the appeal includes a list of 100 chemicals the groups believe should be avoided based on an array of scientific studies.