In a new study, researchers reported that as people grow older, their visual perception speed starts to decline, which was then tied to declines in intelligence.
Amgen Inc. announced that its blood cancer drug was capable of extending the lives of patients suffering from multiple myeloma.
Diagnosis of hereditary illnesses like cystic fibrosis, or Huntington's disease, can now be easily done using a program. The program, available as an app would allow physicians discover patients' afflictions quickly and without great research effort.
A drug that costs $1000-per-pill is quickly becoming the new treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease, hepatitis C. The disease currently affects more than 3 million Americans.
Bioengineers at University of Washington have designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that is linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a new study.
Drugs widely used to treat lung diseases work in accordance to body clock, a new study has found.
According to the researchers from Washington State University, what one's great-grandparents were exposed to can increase one's risk of developing different kinds of diseases.
A new federal survey found that many overweight and obese children do not realize that they are heavy.
A new study found that a third of all future alzheimer's cases can be prevented if people reduced their risk factors.
Acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease, a new research has shown. According to the research, high pressure in the eye causes vision loss by setting in motion an inflammatory response similar to that evoked by bacterial infections.
A new class of anti-arthritis drug, DTrp8-ɣMSH (DTrp), acts via the melanocortin (MC) system to reduce both arthritic joint inflammation and periodontitis, a new study has found.
Male breast cancer patients get diagnosed at an older age and later stage than their female counterparts, according to researchers.
The foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni can cause disease in some breeds of poultry, according to a new research. This particular finding is contrary to popular belief that the foodborne pathogen is not a harmless commensal in chicken.
The American College of Physicians is recommending doctors to skip the pelvic exam for healthy women.
Tobacco companies in Indonesia roll out new cigarette packs with warning labels.
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.