Researchers have discovered a protein secretagogin that plays an important role in the release of the stress hormone CRH.
Researchers have completed the first ever genome sequence of a blind myriapod, Strigamia maritima - one of a group of venomous centipedes that are unusual in the way in which they care for their eggs.
This year's International Men's Day brought the spotlight on the health of men, which usually is on a backseat.
The nervous system may play a bigger role in infections and autoimmune diseases than previously known, according to a new study.
Haiti cholera epidemic has taken 132 people and may have infected nearly 15,000 others so far, according to a UN agency report.
Two new studies have uncovered an easily detectable "pre-malignant" state in the blood that significantly increases the likelihood that an individual will go on to develop blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, or myelodysplastic syndrome.
External artificial pancreas improves glucose control and reduces the risk of hypoglycemia compared to conventional diabetes treatment, according to world's first clinical trial that compared three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes.
Brains of some people may be pre-wired to acquire a second language, a new research suggests. The research added that anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain a brain boost.
Researchers have found that elevated levels in the blood of the brain-enriched protein calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment, known as SNTF, shortly after sports-related concussion, can predict the severity of post-concussion symptoms in professional athletes, according to a press release.
Food and Drug Administration-approved therapy could be effective in treating both older and African American patients suffering from advanced lung cancer who may not be candidates for chemotherapy, according to a new study.
A study assessing the healthy literacy skills of around 4500 adults aged 52 and older found that web-savvy adults, who regularly indulge in culture may better retain health literacy.
Overweight and obesity are the reasons for almost nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, according to a new study. A quarter of these cases are "realistically avoidable," according to the authors.
Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, a new study has found.
If you are more inclined towards convenience store staples like chips, soda and candy while traveling, then you must know that these are only little more than empty calories. All it takes is a little planning before and you can have a healthy journey ahead.
Researchers have identified a protein that is key to the self-replication of hematopoietic stem cells during human development, according to a new study.
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.