Researchers from Purdue University identify a way to disable an enzyme that hides the SARS virus from the immune system, which may lead to a vaccine for the disease.
The National Institutes of Health warn that even moderate doses of MDMA can raise the temperature of the brain to fatal levels, based on findings in an animal model.
A recent study carried out on mice finds that the male offspring of fathers exposed to high levels of alcohol are more sensitive to its effects.
Although a common condition, little is known about endometriosis. Now, researchers have created a mouse model that they say will help improve understanding of the condition.
By manipulating a family of proteins found on cell surfaces, study shows it may be possible to get bone marrow stem cells to differentiate into brain cells rather than other types.
The feasibility of a non-invasive breath test for lung cancer has already been demonstrated. Now, a new study shows it can distinguish lung cancer from COPD and stage the cancer.
A new study by researchers from Norway found that children of parents who have divorced may be more likely to be overweight or obese than children whose parents are still married.
A new study has found that the presence of issues such as depression and physical inactivity increases the likelihood of memory complaints, even among young adults
Researchers propose an alternative to vancomycin, the standard treatment for stubborn skin infections, including MRSA. The new treatment involves a single IV dose of antibiotic.
Following this week's National Cancer Survivors Day, we examine the latest research aimed at tackling health issues commonly experienced by cancer survivors.
Researchers have identified stress hormone receptors in oral taste buds responsible for detecting sweet, savory and bitter tastes, which may help explain stress-related eating.
After investigating the span of time women take between giving birth to one baby and conceiving another, research finds that shorter intervals decrease subsequent pregnancy length.
Researchers discover antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the Middle East that cloak themselves in genetic material to avoid detection, thereby increasing risk of deadly infections.
Norovirus is the leading identified cause of foodborne illness outbreaks in the US, says a CDC report that notes infected food service workers are often the source.
Metformin - a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes - may slow the aging process and increase lifespan, according to new research from KU Leuven in Belgium.
A new study examines whether the first of meal of the day holds the key to effective weight loss, suggesting skipping breakfast is not as problematic as some claim.
An effective compound has been identified that researchers hope is safe enough that it could be taken daily by humans over many years to prevent onset of Alzheimer's.