Most people who stop taking cholesterol-lowering statins, due to mild side effects, are able to restart the same drug or a similar one without incurring any serious issues, a new study said Monday.
Scientists surveying and studying a collection of 35 meteorites that landed in Morocco last year, say that a mysterious green rock dubbed NWA 7325 is likely from Mercury, according to reports.
Following the public health scare in Oklahoma where an oral surgeon is accused of unsanitary practices which may have exposed 7,000 patients with hepatitis or HIV, hundreds of former patients lined up on Saturday to get tested.
Japanese researchers say that early blood tests may help in detecting deadly pancreatic cancer earlier than usual and could increase the chances for survival, according to a new study.
British researchers have devised the prototype of a tactile helmet which uses vibrations to help on-duty firefighters find their way through dark or smoke-filled conditions.
Stanford University researchers announced this week that they've created genetic receptors that can act as a sort of "biological computer," a major step forward in the emerging field of synthetic biology.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) posted draft regulations Friday for implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law, including permission for marijuana recipients to have up to 10 ounces of pot for 60 days.
A recent study found that children who receive the full schedule of vaccinations have no increased risk of autism, reinforcing the lack of connection between the two.
The mysterious African "fairy circles" that appeared this week prompting extraterrestrial theories, has now been demystified and explained by scientists, according to a study published in Friday's edition of the journal Science.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a message to all smokers out there: quit smoking, and in a bid to ramp up awareness against the dangers, they will start rolling out graphic ads of former smokers who have been in one way or another affected negatively from the addictive habit.
Scientists have discovered that the sea hare, a soft-bodied marine creature, uses a sticky secretion in order to trick hungry predators.
UK scientists have devised a safer and easier to mass-produce vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease, Reuters reported Wednesday.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults, according to a statement. It is widely expected to become the No. 1 oral treatment for the disease, with annual sales topping $3 billion.
Astronomers have discovered a new kind of supernova called Type Iax which is a star explosion so weak that scientists have coined it a miniature stellar blast.
Following the death of 17 Michigan residents who contracted meningitis from contaminated steroids, the states attorney general said on Tuesday he is launching a criminal investigation into a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company linked to the deadly outbreak of meningitis.