Thursday, August 6, 2015
Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realized in saying man is a political animal, according to research published Wednesday linking genes with liberal or conservative leanings.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Picky eating among children may not be just a passing phase but could flag potential concerns such as depression and anxiety, a study released Monday found.
Researchers have identified a gene that helps people tolerate low-oxygen conditions, according to a study published Monday, opening the way for new treatments for heart failure and related conditions.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Last autumn, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said Friday, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine.
Being healthier may be found in something as simple as standing more and sitting less at work, said a study Friday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Wednesday to take precautions against dengue fever, as the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease is escalating quickly in Southern Taiwan.
An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
U.S. federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.