Bacteria develop drug resistance by sharing genes. Yet despite having many resistant genes, soil bacteria do not share them readily, offering potential clues to fight superbugs.
Patients with peripheral artery disease were able to increase the distance they could walk in 6 minutes with the help of a home-based exercise program.
At the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, researchers presented data that advancing paternal age is a predictor of live birth success rates.
Research from the University of Michigan finds that 70% of women who had both breasts removed following breast cancer diagnosis could have had a lumpectomy instead.
The use of medical marijuana as a treatment for severe epilepsy is examined across a series of articles in the International League Against Epilepsy's journal Epilepsia.
In the midst of increasing e-cigarette popularity, a new study finds that smokers who use e-cigarettes to quit are 60% more likely to succeed than if they use willpower or NRTs.
Using a newly developed compound called antisense oligonucleotide (OL-1) in mice with Alzheimer's, researchers successfully reversed memory and learning impairments.
For decades, scientists have relied on their rodent colleagues for screening drugs and furthering understanding of disease. But are mouse trials still the gold star for lab tests?
New mouse study suggests eating unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables - found in the Mediterranean diet - triggers a mechanism that protects against high blood pressure.
Safe wireless powering of pacemakers, nerve stimulators and other tiny devices deep inside the body is now possible thanks to a new system that uses the same power as a cell phone.
Research led by the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York suggests that around two thirds of Americans are infected with one or more of 109 human papillomavirus (HPV) strains.
Couples with high cholesterol have a decreased chance of conceiving as quickly as those couples with cholesterol levels within the normal range, according to a new study.
According to data from national health surveys conducted between 1988 and 2012, reports of angina have fallen among white people aged 40 and over, but not among black people.
At McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, researchers claim to have successfully tested an antibody that relieves inflammation in the lungs of asthma patients.
Women with pre-pregnancy or gestational diabetes are less likely to initiate or continue breastfeeding their newborns, according to research from Nationwide Children's Hospital.
A comprehensive, multi-center study finds that serious complications linked to epidural or other obstetric anesthesia during childbirth only occur in 1 in 3,000 births.
New study finds that just one alcohol binge drinking session can result in bacteria leaking from gut and increased blood toxins that cause inflammation, fever and destroy tissue.
By using the way tiny nanoscale structures uniquely twist light, scientists believe they can spot the undesirable - and potentially harmful - mirror image twin of a drug molecule.
Hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation - a form of arrhythmia - are on the increase, as are associated health care costs, according to a new study.
Researchers investigating risk factors for gestational diabetes progressing to type 2 diabetes find that increased physical activity has protective benefits for women.