It may seem that female smokers have an increased susceptibility for this type of cancer.
Because of the fashion for larger breasts, breast augmentation surgery is a fairly common procedure these days. In
Colorectal cancer is the third-leading diagnosed cancer in the United States and the second-leading cause of cancer death.
The sheep’s embryos were genetically bred using a protein from an Aequorea jellyfish.
Researchers do not know why this link between alcohol and rheumatoid arthritis exists.
Hannah Warren, who was born without a trachea, could not breathe through her mouth, eat or speak.
Affecting 5.8 million people in the United States alone, the condition can leave people weak and unable to perform simple tasks like walking up the stairs.
Avoiding emergency medical services harms patients' chances at receiving prompt medical care.
If you’d like to curb inflammation and swelling, you probably aren’t going to want to turn first to hydrogen sulfide.
A woman in the United Kingdom has been imprisoned for five years after being found guilty of child cruelty.
Researchers have found three parasites in western Cambodia that have evolved to be resistant to artemisin, the frontline of malarial drugs.
The company based its advertising campaign on a study that found that only 4 percent of women described themselves as beautiful.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ building has evacuated most of its 1,500 employees after receiving a suspicious letter that was believed to contain anthrax.
Unlike gene therapy, which has been promising, this treatment should be easier to mass distribute and more affordable.
As a pup, veterinarians needed to cut off all four of his paws and the tip of his tail.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.