The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced last Thursday its approval of Synergy Pharmaceuticals’s oral treatment for chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). The one-a-day ..
A large percentage of American men are infected with cancer-causing human papillomavirus or HPV, findings of a new study revealed. About 45 percent of men in the United States are ..
Lending hopes to millions of heart patients, a soft robot has been developed jointly by Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital. The device can be fit around a heart to m..
One in every four men with suspected prostate cancer can bypass a needless biopsy via an MRI scan if a new study is to be believed. According to a study published in the British me..
A new study reveals that high blood levels of klotho, a protein, could aid in preserving the functions of the kidney. The latest finding is courtesy a research that has been shared..
Since the outbreak of the haemorrhagic disease Ebola, the death toll has been increasing and leading to fatal results. However, there is a ray of light for Ebola patients..
"Eat modestly and live longer" seems to be the message from a new study that tracked the food habits and linkages of rhesus monkeys with regard to their healthy life and longe..
In a world first, a controversial in vitro fertilization method has delivered a baby girl to a previously infertile couple in Kiev, Ukraine. The pronuclear transfer technique,..
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, infects about 9,300 and kills about 600 people in the United States per year, but more people could be carrying the bacteria withou..
Many adults today who have been diagnosed with asthma many not actually have the condition, a new Canadian study warns. Using objective tests, the researchers found that one-t..
Glioblastoma also known as Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) is dubbed the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It can reportedly be cured with malaria drugs reveals a new study. Glio..
Forward is a startup that aims to offer the best and most efficient primary care services using advanced technology, and it has just opened its first facility. The San Francis..
Along with the food digested every time we have a meal, an additional series of immune reactions takes place in the human body, aimed at fighting the bacteria we ingest along ..
Scientists have discovered that an underlying inflammatory process that triggers cardiovascular health issues among the elderly can be countered by caffeine. The new study adds to ..
Are you suffering from high blood pressure? Do you have any heart related health issues? If you answered yes to both, then this could well be the first time you will feel privilege..
Researchers have found that a particular mutation in melanoma and other types of cancer is fueled by a high-fat diet. Typically, cancer cells thrive on glucose, the body's simple s..
In the state of Tennessee alone, over a million people rely on benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to survive another meal. Now, a proposed change in..
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In the continuing saga of potential perils for sushi eaters in the United States, researchers have exposed that a tapeworm once believed to infect only wild Asian fish has bee..
Food lovers may have to doublecheck what's in their diet immediately. Some of the most popular food choices easily available to the American population are proving to be a hea..
New research shows that just one training session of interval weight exercise can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, which is good news for people whose New Y..
The science of cryonics has been widely touched by science fiction in many different ways, as it presents the science as a plausible way of preserving a particular race or individu..
Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne disease in the United States. It is passed on when a tick bites an animal infected with Borrelia burgdorferi and subsequentl..
A gruesome tapeworm that was once believed to infect only fish in Asia has been found in salmon netted in Alaska. A new study, which was published in the Centers for Disease Contro..
Those who want to live longer may want to include some spicy food in their diet. Findings of a new study have revealed that eating hot red chili peppers regularly may help peo..
Fitness activity trackers and smartwatches may soon be able to do more than what they are traditionally equipped to do. The data from wearables could potentially perceive and forec..
A woman in Reno, Nevada, has died from an infection resistant to all kinds of antibiotic available in the United States. In a report published in the Morbidity and Mortality W..
Retinal degeneration affects millions around the world with varying degrees of vision problems. It is a debilitating disease that has a strong impact on patients' quality of life. ..
How you die may depend on where you live, whether in rural or urban America. Those who live in rural areas had a higher risk of dying from the five leading death cases than people ..
Researchers have found that consuming a lot of red meat, especially unprocessed ones, increases risks of diverticulitis, a common inflammatory bowel condition. They also discovered..
A gene mutation associated with a rare congenital condition involving the absence of a nose was identified. The international team of scientists also detected additional defec..
Salmonella does not exactly enjoy a good reputation as it is deemed pathogenic and often implicated in food poisoning cases. But what happens when you recruit the bacterial st..
Wild vampire bats in Brazil that are believed to exclusively feed on bird blood have started to feed on human blood by night. The hairy-legged vampire bat, Diphylla ecaudata, which..
Stanford researchers took inspiration from a whirligig, a child's toy that has been around since ancient times, and developed a low-cost, hand-powered centrifuge that will enable p..
Two new tropical disease-transmitting mosquitoes have been found in the state of Florida for the first time, according to researchers from University of Florida. Entomologist Natha..
Stress has long been known to influence heart health. Now, researchers found that the amygdala, the fear center in the brain, can help explain how stress can cause heart attack, st..
The “tree man” from Bangladesh, 27-year-old Abul Bajandar, did not have an easy life. The village rickshaw driver suffered bark-like warts on his hands and feet, with the condition..