Years of training cause structural changes in a ballerina's brain that help her stay balanced in the pirouette, said a report Friday that may aid the treatment of chronic dizziness.
New HIV infections have plummeted by a third overall since 2001 and more than halved among children, the United Nations said Monday.
Call them hidden allies: The right germs just might be able to help fight fat.
Runners looking forward to a string of “color” marathons in Taiwan were warned yesterday to be aware of the harmful effects the colored corn starch thrown in the events may have.
A bat has been linked to the mysterious and at times fatal MERS coronavirus plaguing the Middle East, according to a new study.
Scientists on Monday reported new evidence that copper can lead to the plaque buildup in the brain that causes Alzheimer's disease, fueling fresh debate over the mineral's role in dementia.
Young Australians have a reputation for being fit and enjoying a sporty, outdoorsy lifestyle, but research released Monday found they are stacking on more weight than any other age group.
Adult obesity in the U.S. still isn't budging, the latest government survey shows.
Patients in China are swarming to acupuncture clinics to be given bee stings to treat or ward off life-threatening illness, practitioners say.
A new kind of malaria vaccine that mimics the effect of mosquito bites has shown early promise by offering 100 percent protection to a dozen human volunteers, researchers said Thursday.