The emerging "novel coronavirus", a SARS-like virus , which has appeared in patients in the U.K. and the Middle East is a cause for concern, said the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in spite of no reported cases in the U.S.
In the fight against bird flu, or the H5N1 virus, scientists in Australia are creating genetically modified chickens to make them resistant to bird flu in bid to find a cure for the potentially deadly virus.
According to researchers from Mayo Clinic, cash rewards can help people stick to a weight loss plan.
Recent media reports have reported that gel manicures - used to prevent nail from chipping - can lead to cancer. However, according to this article from American Council on Science and Health, the reports that link gel manicures with cancer may be slightly overblown.
The frequency of autoimmune diseases in Western societies, such as multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes, has risen in recent decades. In three research papers published Wednesday, high-salt consumption was attributed as a risk factor for causing the spike in these diseases.
According to a new study, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in people with treatment-resistant anorexia nervosa can help them manage weight better and relieve symptoms of anxiety.
A simple device that can be mounted on a bed-side table uses eye tracking system to find whether or not a person is experiencing mild dizziness or stroke, according to a new study.
Eating processed meat can up the risk of early death, says a new study based on half a million men and women from Europe.
Playing video-games can help old people stay happy, a new study says.
According to a new study from Norway, people who suffer from insomnia have a higher chance of heart failure than people who sleep well.
A family of bacteria has become resistant to even the newest antibiotics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. In many cases, these infections are impossible to treat. The agency has called the family of these antibiotic-resistant bacteria as "nightmare bacteria."
In an effort to determine how a person’s brain structure influences their talents and behavior, U.S. scientists have published what they call “the most detailed brain scans the world has ever seen.”
Some people have clear skin with an occasional pimple now and then, while some have zits that just won't go away and even with treatment seem to be coming back with a vengeance. According to a new study, good bacteria on the skin protect against acne while bad bacteria lead to an increase in zits.
Try having sex and not painkillers to get rid of that nasty headache. A new study from Germany has found that sexual activity can partially or completely cure migraines or constant headaches.
A new drug Stivarga has won the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to cure patients who are victims of advanced gastrointestinal stroma tumors (GIST) that cannot be removed surgically and have failed to respond to other FDA-approved treatments.