Using immortal stem cells, scientists have developed a method to produce unlimited supply of red blood cells. The process is costly but the artificial blood may help patients ..
Aging is a phase in life when more care and concern is required for all individuals. That is also the time when so many diseases haunt a person as a result of aging cells whic..
A recently developed vaccine shows great promise in the prevention of rotavirus, a deadly infectious disease which causes severe gastroenteritis in children and is responsible..
Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect cancer and identify its location in the body. The test, which involves the use of a computer program, works by analyzing the..
A doctor from the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, believes he has found a potential cure for sepsis - a common and often fatal disease - in the unlikeliest pl..
In a series of brilliant quarters, except one, after it went public, Facebook capped the first quarter of 2016 with yet another stellar performance. Facebook revenue soared more th..
Facebook proposed a new stock scheme in a bid to keep founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in control. The social media giant's board of directors recently voted to create the new "C" c..
A person who sticks to a healthy lifestyle — doesn't smoke, doesn't eat processed foods, stays fit with regular workouts, steers clear from carcinogens — and who has no known ..
Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder manifesting as white patches on the skin. It can show up on any part of the body, including the mucous membranes and the retina. How vitiligo&nb..
A California mother who beat cancer while she was pregnant with twins has met her death just a day after giving birth. The 30-year-old Jamie Snider of Fresno fought to stay he..
Two prominent economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, made national headlines when they reported in 2015 the spike in mortality among midlife white Americans since 1999, higher tha..
A new report from the World Meteorological Organization warns that the current climate is bringing Earth into “truly uncharted territory,” highlighting the exceptionally low s..
The supposed link between cardiovascular diseases and alcohol consumption has been a hot topic of debate. Multiple studies have been conducted on the subject and research..
After a recent study reported one-third of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, WalletHub set out to investigate which American cities have the highest prevalence of obesity and he..
Almond crop growers are faced with a predicament. Fungicides commonly used in almond orchards can harm the tree nut’s very own key pollinator: honey bees. Researchers from Texas A&..
United States has declared the rusty-patched bumblebee, the first and foremost local bee to be included in the list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS..
The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged a link between --- implants and a rare blood cancer, as it revealed that at least nine women died of the disease after rec..
Things are looking not-so-positive for Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis. After a lackluster debut of its Entresto heart failure drug, its much-touted serelaxin has ..
Doctors may soon be able to confirm whether you will suffer from Alzheimer's at a later point in your life. Research suggests that scientists have finally found a method, which wou..
Global warming brought about new temperature records in the year 2016, as it marked the year with exceptionally low sea ice, ocean heat, higher global temperatures, and sea level r..
After the recently confirmed nine fatalities that link --- implants to anaplastic large cell lymphoma or ALCL, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently investigat..
An 8-year-old boy from Arkansas who has a rare skin condition called vitiligo, has met a dog in Oregon who suffers from the same skin disorder. The boy has now found confidenc..
When faced with a prostate cancer diagnosis, patients can opt between three different treatment courses, depending on how advanced their cancer is and the rhythm of tumor prog..
A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released on Tuesday, March 21, reveals that death of infants in the country has decreased. The ra..
A recent study by Australian researchers from the University of New South Wales revealed conclusive information that the onset of polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is triggered b..
--- implants can be associated with a rare type of cancer that may have led to the death of at least nine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned. The federal ag..
A balanced diet is defined as one which contains proper proportions of fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates. All these nutrients help one maintain their fitn..
Strep throat infection is a contagious disease which is caused due to the effect of bacteria known as streptococcus. The symptoms of this disease are swelling in the thr..
Houston officials are eyeing the release of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat the possible spread of Zika virus. The report said officials of Harris County, Texas, are..
Colorectal cancer, which is commonly known as silent cancer, is one of the most avoidable cancers among all, revealed doctors during a news conference on Tuesday, March 21. Special..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on March 16, shared news about a hospital acquiring a fungal infection called Candida auris. The disease was first spotted in ..
A woman has died after drinking poisonous tea that she bought from a Chinatown shop in San Francisco. She passed away more than a week after she and another man fell ill after drin..
Drinking tea reduces the risk of cognitive decline in elder people by 50 percent. Additionally, people who have genetic predispositions to develop Alzheimer's disease have an ..
Have you been advised by your doctor to take medicines for high blood pressure? Think twice. Do you really think you have high blood pressure? A new study states that about 20 perc..
A new study reveals that several young cancer survivors experience various social issues during their diagnosis, which sometimes continues for years. The research revealed tha..
Amgen's new cholesterol drug Repatha has been shown to lower risks for stroke and heart attacks in a new clinical trial. The trial involved more than 27,000 patients with hear..
Edamame soybeans sold at retail sushi counters in grocery stores and cafeterias are being recalled nationwide due to potential contamination with listeria. California-based Advance..
Spring is officially here as of Monday, but don't break out the picnic basket just yet. If you're one of the 50 million Americans battling seasonal allergies every year, you m..
If new legislation from a group of state lawmakers passes, it will no longer be a felony for someone to have consensual --- with others and expose them to human immunodeficiency vi..
Does putting a cover paper on toilet seat helps from acquiring infection? Perhaps not at all, and it even makes the matter worse. Public health experts said the practice of coverin..
The population of bees is declining and Cheerios maker General Mills wants to help so it decided to send free wildflower seeds packets across the country. The company recently gave..
Members of the Tsimane tribe that live in the Amazon jungle have the healthiest hearts in the world and how they live offers insights that can help prevent cardiovascular dise..
Fentanyl is infamous for causing deaths and was responsible for the demise of pop artiste Prince. The drug is known to take thousands of lives all over the world each year, du..
The shape of your nose isn't just for aesthetic purposes. It also has important functions for health and can give you an idea about your ancestry particularly where your ancestors ..
Marriage is a beautiful relationship between two people and it should be nurtured and celebrated. Maintaining a balanced and healthy relationship is not easy and this becomes more ..
Strep throat infection is a disease which is caused due to a bacteria known as Streptococcus. It causes swelling and pain in the throat of the infected patient. This aliment c..
The survival of San Joaquin kit foxes is already at a high risk as they continuously face dangers to their existence, such as loss of territory and rivalry with several external sp..
Opioid dependence can begin as early as the first five days of use. This is what a recently published study in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity ..
The word cancer even sounds deadly but if diagnosed at an early stage, when it is least threatening, it can be relatively easier to treat. In some cases, people debate whether they..
Cannabis holds great promise in treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease. But the opportunity is being allegedly blocked by the federal regulators in the United States, according ..
A primitive tribe in the Amazon rainforest may have the best heart health in the world. Researchers of a new study think that simple living provides them with extraordinary pr..
In an effort to quell the alarming incidence of opioid overdoses and fentanyl-related deaths seen today, the United Nation's Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has scheduled two fe..
It is not uncommon for younger people to believe that cancers such as colon and rectal cancers afflict mostly older individuals. Recent study, however, has shown that the number of..
An auction was organized in Dubai by a charity organization known as the Pink Caravan, which works towards --- cancer awareness. Top executives in Dubai collaborated with m..
March 17, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advising panel has declared that oxymorphone hydrochloride's significant health risks eclipse its benefits. The opioid pain k..
Almost 136,000 people were identified as the victims of colorectal cancer in 2016 and more than 50,000 people have died due to the ailment. This sort of cancer is becoming a threat..
After this cutting-edge fertility treatment received official approval in Ukraine, it's now the United Kingdom's turn to witness the birth of "three-parent babies" in the near futu..
A Walmart Stores supplier has issued recall of frozen pizzas sold in 11 U.S. states over fears of possible listeria contamination. About 6,700 pizzas sold under Walmart's Marketsid..