A protein in umbilical cord blood rejuvenated the hippocampal memory area in brains of older mice in a Stanford University study.
A new chocolate-based cough syrup was so effective at suppressing coughs that some study participants were better in 48 hours.
Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.
Scientists are creating a pill that uses CRISPR gene-editing technology to kill the Clostridium difficile bacterium, which is dodging conventional medicine.
Excessive TV watching is linked to obesity, poor physical fitness, and depression in kids. A new study says it may also lead to poor bone health later in life.
Chemicals – and even some natural ingredients – in sunscreen can kill coral reefs and sicken other aquatic life. Find out how to find a safe sunscreen.
In a new study, researchers were able to predict with up to 85% accuracy which infants would go on to develop autism based on MRI scans.
A recent study outlines how some of the highest incidences of cancer rest among the most polluted areas in the US. Let’s clean up the world!
A study has uncovered a link between gut bacteria and the onset of Parkinson’s disease, and could lead to a new way of treating one of the world’s most debilitating diseases.
In a recent study, walking up and down stairs at a low-intensity pace did more to make participants temporarily more alert than caffeine did.
Triatomine bugs – kissing bugs – carry a potentially deadline disease called Chagas that goes largely unreported, because it’s usually asymptomatic.
A bill is on its way to the California Assembly that would ban drug companies from giving doctors gifts, such as airline tickets and lavish meals.
Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell’s death was ruled a suicide, but his family says the anti-anxiety drug Ativan may have been involved.
In a statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that fruit juice should not be served to children under 1 year old, as it provides no nutritional value.
The EPA is delaying a proposed rule that would ensure the restricted-use pesticides, atrazine and chlorpyrifos, are applied safely by adult farmworkers.
A recent study says that 88 percent of people who seek opinions from different doctors about a health issue receive different or revised diagnoses.
Young people are developing serious neck and back problems from looking down at their phones, putting excess weight on their spine.