Last month, we reported that HIV had returned in a child believed to have been cured of the infection. Although disappointing, researchers say a lot can be learned from the case.
Data from the 2013 National Immunization Survey shows that the 'vast majority' of parents are following vaccination recommendations for their infant children.
By tagging cells in the hippocampus and amygdala with a light-sensitive protein, researchers claim they have been able to alter the emotional associations of memories in mice.
Lycopene, an antioxidant abundant in tomatoes, could reduce cancer risks for men who consume over 10 portions a week, according to a new study.
Infants whose parents are attentive to their babbling sounds are likely to demonstrate greater advances in language development, according to a new study.
A Danish study finds that special RNA molecules help Listeria produce just enough proteins to invade and infect cells but not quite enough to be visible to the immune system.
Tilted sound waves effectively separate different cell types without labeling or altering them, offering a new way to sort cells for research, disease diagnosis and drug testing.
New research finds that nearly three quarters of depressed cancer patients do not receive treatment for their depression. A new treatment program for depression could help.
A new study finds that hip fracture surgery is 'extremely successful' in returning patients to active lives and provides 'significant societal benefit and value.'
The first study to assess social inequalities following a national salt reduction program in the UK reveals that people from lower socioeconomic groups consume more salt.
Experts say Venice's response to the plague in the 14th century is an example of resilience management with valuable lessons for us on how to deal with today's threats, like Ebola.
For the first time, a missing protein has been linked with early signs of dementia. This protein, MK2/3, is essential for giving neurons the optimal shape for communicating memory.
A study that followed couples for 9 years of marriage reveals that those who smoke marijuana experience less intimate partner violence.
Using a spectroscopy technique employed by NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars to analyze rock samples, Chinese scientists find a way to identify toxic waste oil used in cooking.
A new study from Switzerland has found that EPO, a hormone used in the past as a performance-enhancing drug by athletes, could reduce brain injury as a result of premature birth.
Patients with MS who underwent a 12-week visual feedback training program using a Wii Balance Board System showed improved balance and changes in the brain.
A special kind of cell that has the power to turn into spinal cord, muscle and bone cells has been produced in the lab for the first time using stem cells.
A new study finds evidence that Neanderthals lived in Europe at the same time as modern humans for up to 5,400 years and suggests they died out gradually and not all at once.
Black carbon air pollution in China, which exceeds health guidelines, has been linked to increased risks for cardiovascular disease in women from the Yunnan province.
Annual deaths from prescription painkillers are, on average, 25% lower in states that legalize medical marijuana, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins researchers.