Efforts to combat cancer and create effective preventative treatments have hit a fever pitch, as researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have announced a new program titled 'Moon Shots' that seeks to dramatically accelerate the pace of converting scientific discoveries into clinical advances to decrease cancer deaths.
Nutrition scientists and obstetricians at Cornell University and the University of Rochester Medical Center found that higher-than-normal amounts of choline, found in eggs and meat, in the diet during pregnancy changed modifications in the DNA of a fetus that tells certain genes gained from the mother to switch on or off
Amid the excitement over the newly released iPhone 5 (soon to be released in America), upset over inaccurate maps and faulty wallet aps make its reception more tepid than usually.
According to a new study released in yesterday's issue of of Science, researchers from the University of Chicago posit that neighborhood income segregation had a greater impact than neighborhood racial segregation, though nowadays it's tough to distinguish the difference:
School lunches already taste and look poisonous but in a new report released by the Mercury Policy Project, the surprise tuna surprise way actually be poisonous
In the latest case, which is sure to be front and foremost in the next debate over tort reform, a Colorado man who was diagnosed with "popcorn lung," possibly from inhaling the artificial butter smell of the microwave popcorn he ate regularly, has won a $7.2 million verdict against various food companies.
A study published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, researchers say that people, especially children, ave less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight which may prompt them to eat larger quantities of food in a bid to register the same taste sensation.
Adding more yogurt to your diet and cooking with a combination of sesame and rice bran oils may decrease the risk of developing high blood pressure, says a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions.
According to experts at the Department of Biochemistry at Hallym University in Korea, the cellular and molecular activity of purple corn inhibits the spread of diabetic nephropathy, which often leads to end-stage kidney disease.
Nowadays keeping up with exes and perhaps their new beau is made too easy through social networking sites, where you can update yourself on his or her latest activities without the former significant other knowing about it. But this, reports researchers (and our common sense) inhibits post-breakup recovery and growth
A new study published online on Monday in the American Medical Association's Archives of Dermatology, has determined that several factors can interfere with the successful removal of what may be a tattoo. The study has found that tattoo removal is less likely to succeed if the person is a smoker; the design contains colors such as blue or yellow and is larger than 12 inches.
According to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, experts reveal that extreme temperatures during heat waves and bitter cold spells can increase the risk of premature death by cardiovascular disease.
In a sudden denouncement of an age old infant favorite and popular tool for breast weening, researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison claim that heavy pacifier use may actually stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during infancy.
Contrary to prior theories that assert music is a byproduct of language, music theorists at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) advocate that language is a derivative of music.
Home birthing availability, in most western countries, is noticeably scarce. Perturbed, a Cochrane review sustains that all countries should provide proper home birth services to soon-to-be mothers who would prefer not to have their children in a hospital but literally have no choice.
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.