Brain tumor growth can be halted by a drug currently being used in patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy, a new study from Australia states.
Researchers from the U.K. have found a possible reason behind glue ear or Otitis media with effusion in children. Children affected by this condition have a sticky fluid behind the eardrum in the middle ear. According to them, a flaw in the formation of the middle ear during evolution in humans has made this part of the ear more prone to infection.
Drinking energy drinks may make your heart's rhythm go haywire and also increase your blood pressure, a new study says.
In the year 2010, about 2.3 million people died of diseases that could be prevented or controlled by restricting salt in the diet, says a new study.
A cancer drug based on a tumor-killing virus made tumors disappear or at least shrink by half for at least six months, and has for the first time succeeded in a late-stage clinical trial.
Scientists discovered that pathogen causing Lyme disease can exist without iron by depending on manganese, a characteristic unknown in any other organism.
New research regarding the reward and anxiety areas of the brain may help treat addictions.
A new study shows a brain that's not nearly as compartmentalized as scientists once thought.
A new study explains how the brain both encodes and accesses memories and could shed light on Alzheimer's.
According to a survey of doctors in the United Kingdom, 97 percent have prescribed a placebo treatment to patients at least once in their career.
A new study finds a positive link between longevity and a specific kind of coffee.
Scientists at Vanderbilt University have developed an elaborate therapy system that makes use of a humanoid robot in treatment for autistic children.
Mothers who were abused during childhood have a high risk of giving birth to children with autism, a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found. The risk of an autism diagnosis of the child is three times higher when the mother has had a history of serious abuse as a kid.
According to a new study, genes are behind kids' aversion to new kinds of foods.
A team from the University of Louisiana has determined that oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil contributes to fighting Alzheimer's disease by evacuating the abnormal proteins associated with the disease out of the brain.