A breakthrough in helping the body to produce more insulin could make tedious injections of the hormone history.
Mapping out how an Alzheimer’s gene works could lead to new treatments
Researchers have more questions than answers about the latest bird flu circulating in China, including whether birds are the only reservoir for the virus.
Promising trials hinted that circumcision could lower rates of HIV infection, but until now, researchers didn’t fully understand why
Researchers report a breakthrough in generating powerful antibodies that can neutralize HIV.
The rates of U.S. children affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are skyrocketing, according to a recent report, but experts caution that the latest numbers require a bit of decoding.
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Less than half of U.S. adolescents are living heart-healthy lives, and lack of exercise and poor diets could be creating a new generation of heart-disease patients.
According to the latest research, it may be on your breath.
SARS raised the worldwide alarm for how vulnerable we are to disease epidemics. Did we learn our lesson?
Needles may not seem like the best tool for treating stress, but acupuncture could be tapping into basic biological systems that keep stress under control.
Pope Francis is a pioneering pontiff in many ways — he’s the first to take the name of Francis, the first pope from South America, and the first to don the papal robes with an unusual medical condition.
Researcher and former skater Jessica Green wanted to test how microbes are spread by contact. What better way to do so than via a sport with plenty of contact?
A vaccine that thwarts cancer cells has so far proved to be better in theory than in practice, and researchers may finally understand why.