Our planet is so vast that even till today, we are discovery new creatures. Out of the annual list of ten newly discovered creatures by the Institute at Arizona State University, a rare monkey was discovered in 2012 in the Democratic Republic of Congo which a blue backside and blue balls, or testicles
Babies born via Cesarean section (c-section) are more prone to being overweight later on in their adolescent teens compared to babies born vaginally, a British study said after comprehensively analyzing 10,000 children from birth until 10 years of age.
Marijuana users were found to have better blood sugar levels, were thinner and had a higher insulin resistance, according to a study released Thursday.
Good news for all those reluctant night owls out there - the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has approved an experimental insomnia drug made by Merck & Co's and deemed it safe and effective, increasing the chances it will be approved soon.
A recent spike in HIV cases among Navajo people, are leaving doctors increasingly concerned that the virus is reemerging on the reservation, particularly among gay men who miss early detection of the virus, according to a report.
Last year, Vertex Pharmaceuticals made news when announced a new drug for treatment of cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic mutation.
Indonesia introduced a pilot health insurance scheme in November last year which gave millions who previously were not covered, access to health care. As a result, hospitals have experienced staggering growth they are unable to satisfy.
Google and NASA have bought a quantum computer which is 3,600 times faster than conventional computers called the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QAIL).
A number of mice and eight gerbils have done what many of us have wished to do, spend a month in space. A Russian capsule with the purpose of investigating how well organisms can withstand extended flights, scientists said Sunday as the month-long mission landed back down on Earth.
Scientists have made a significant breakthrough by using cloning to create human embryonic stem cells, a move towards developing replacement tissue that could treat disease, according to a study published Wednesday.
The planet-hunting space telescope Kepler has been halted after incurring a broken wheel, NASA said Wednesday.
One might think that eating at a local eatery and independent restaurant might be healthier than grabbing a burger and fries from your local fast food joint, but a new study says that these meals average more than 1,300 calories a plate.
The International Space Station changed captains on Monday - an event that often times goes largely unnoticed by the media and everyday folks - but this time, it's different thanks to the YouTube-star and social media loving current captain, Chris Hadfield.
NASA announced two astronauts will make an unscheduled spacewalk early Saturday in a bid to troubleshoot a leak in a cooling system on the international space station.
In just 10 short years, a Dutch non-profit plans to establish a human settlement on the planet Mars, and the idea seems appealing to almost 80,000 people from around the globe who have already submitted applications for the one-way trip.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.