Some breast cancer patients have been missing out on specific treatment after 4% of study participants had their tumors classified incorrectly, researchers find.
Though the term 'Internet addiction disorder' was coined 20 years ago, professionals are still divided on whether excessive technology use can be considered an 'addiction.'
A new study by UCLA researchers explains how disruptions to an adult stem cell repair process can result in the formation of pre-cancerous lesions in the lungs.
In a first-of-its-kind review, researchers have revealed exactly how much deaths due to prescription painkillers have increased in recent years and call it an 'epidemic.'
Partners and sponsors of the 2014 World Cup include Coca-Cola and McDonald's. But are such companies encouraging sports fans to eat and drink unhealthy products? We investigate.
Scientists in the UK are testing smart glasses that can help people with limited vision navigate their environment in public spaces, such as shopping malls.
The discovery of an electrical switch in the muscle of the uterus that controls labor may explain why many overweight pregnant women have difficulty giving birth.
Researchers from the UK's University of East Anglia have discovered how drug-resistant bacteria builds its defensive barrier, which could lead to a new generation of antibiotics.
New research discovers a pronounced association between depression and increased risk of heart disease in women aged 55 and younger.
A study examining the effects of the 2008 recession finds that Americans who lost their jobs suffered more with depression than their European counterparts.
Stress does more than make us lose our hair; a new study conducted in mice suggests cortisol - the stress hormone - is linked to short-term memory loss in older adults.
University of Michigan researchers have created a mouse model of dystonia that they say could lead to better treatment and understanding for a range of neurological disorders.
Despite being the most expensive in the world, US health care is again ranked as performing the worst in a comparison of 11 nations by the private group The Commonwealth Fund.
In tests on human cells and lab mice, a compound developed to fight cholesterol was able to not only halt breast cancer progression but also kill cancer cells.
While the recent MERS upsurge has now decreased, the situation remains serious in terms of public health impact, but is not an international emergency says WHO committee.
A new study finds a link between low vitamin D levels and all-cause mortality - including CVD and cancer. Researchers say the deficiency may even be linked to cancer prognosis.
Research suggests that the controversial health reform measure of 2010 has led to an increase in self-reported good health among young adults.
Johns Hopkins researchers have designed a new vaccine that, in combination with low-dose chemotherapy, makes pancreatic cancer susceptible to immunotherapy for the first time.
Using an MRI technique, researchers find that ADHD patients without a history of psychostimulant use have abnormal brain iron levels, which may be a biomarker of the condition.
Suramin, a century-old therapy for African sleeping sickness, has been shown to reverse symptoms of autism in a mouse model by inhibiting a cellular 'danger response.'