Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The U.N. on Tuesday urged countries to "break the AIDS epidemic" by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years.
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove -- using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
Loneliness can increase the risk of premature death by 14 percent in older adults, according to a study published Monday that posits a physiological basis for the phenomenon.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
"Zero percent marijuana, 100 percent dangerous."
A group of 400 elite police officers in Rio de Janeiro, host of next year's Olympic Games, will take meditation classes to help deal with the stress of the job.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
A healthy food for one person may lead another to gain weight, according to a study out Thursday that suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally wrong.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Medicine's final line of defense against deadly disease has been breached, raising the specter of a global epidemic, scientists say, after finding bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
From the antique cast-iron stove in the kitchen to the ancient wood-paneled radio in the living room, the decor in The Easton Home comes straight out of the 1930s, '40s and '50s.
How much sex is enough? Just once a week is all it takes for optimal happiness among married heterosexual couples and those in long-term relationships, said a U.S. study Wednesday.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
A Taiwanese research team has won a global science competition seeking to improve prognosis prediction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan said Wednesday.