New research indicates that when faced with a romantic rival dressed in red, woman's perceptions of sexual receptivity, derogation and intentions to mate-guard are increased.
A new study published in The Lancet finds that variations in quality of care and access to drugs are the causes of discrepancies in blood cancer survival across Europe.
Preliminary research suggests that teens who experience sensitivity to sound or light after a concussion are more likely to also experience emotional symptoms.
Advances in the lab to make the analysis of cancer genes much quicker have raised the prospect of new targets for the diagnosis and management of stomach cancer and other disease.
A new study establishes molecular biomarkers that predict preterm birth and poor fetal growth, and which can be detected in the urine of pregnant women.
Community health experts urge caution with regards to new drug found to be effective in treating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, citing possible serious adverse effects.
After analyzing the molecular processes involved, researchers in Germany have developed a test that can differentiate psoriasis from eczema on the basis of only two genes.
In areas where polio has not been eradicated, an extra vaccine dose given to all young children could reduce local and international spread, a study in The Lancet has suggested.
Researchers have detected HIV in the child known as the 'Mississippi Baby' over 2 years after she was deemed to have been free of the virus.
A new review drawing on 50 studies covering quarter of a million people questions previously held conclusions that a drink a day is good for heart health.
Life's stresses increase the risk of a stroke or transient ischemic attack, study suggests, and depressive symptoms are even worse for the chances of these cerebrovascular events.
The world's first dengue vaccine to reach phase a 3 clinical trial is reported to be effective in 56% of cases. But further strategies and drugs are needed for effective control.
UCLA has been awarded $15 million for a four-year project aiming to help restore the loss of memory function in those suffering from brain-injury.
New study shows that plants unleash chemicals to fend off predators when exposed to the sounds of caterpillars chewing leaves, but not other sounds with same acoustic features.
Researchers analyze the weather charts to find no influence on the onset of lower back pain symptoms, contrary to widespread belief that weather conditions are to blame.
As New York becomes the 23rd state to allow for the medical use of marijuana, other states and cities are making changes to their marijuana legislation.
A study that followed men for over 20 years finds vasectomy is linked to a small increased risk of prostate cancer and a stronger risk for aggressive forms of the disease.
A new position paper by the American Academy of Neurology appeals to doctors to give the 'all-clear' to sports concussion patients only when the athlete is medically ready.
Food images and smells offer powerful descriptions for specific features of disease, and their traditional use in the medical literature should make a come-back, says pathologist.
Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.