The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested over 20 employees at a care center for physically and emotionally abusing Alzheimer's patients.
Low levels of toxic protein has been linked to brain diseases. Researchers found that low levels of amyloid proteins may actually cause more harm to health than high levels.
Scientists have found no evidence that patients are at an increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome in the six-week period after vaccination with any vaccine, including influenza.
A new study reveals that a gene called SIRT1, which plays a key role in controlling the circadian rhythm, may be able to treat or prevent diseases associated with aging.
The American Medical Association declared on Tuesday that obesity is a disease.
A new study found that exposure to tobacco ads could be responsible for teenage smokers.
Vegetarianism has been linked with a variety of health benefits. Previous studies found that vegetarians are less likely to develop heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity and hypertension. Now, a new study has linked vegetarian diets to reduced death rates.
A new vaccine proved to be effective in protecting children from the enterovirus 71 infection that often causes face, hand, and mouth diseases.
A new study reports that offspring of people who live past the average age have a lower risk of cancer.
Depression damages the brain and wrecks the body. Previous studies have linked depression with chronic disease and earlier death. Now a new study may reveal how the body fights off the damaging effects of depression.
A new study suggests that the malarial parasite may alter the mosquito olfactory system by making the insects more attracted to human odor.
Researchers found that the progression of Alzheimer's could be due to poor cell function.
U.N. agencies hope a new strategy for better sanitation and newer vaccines will largely eliminate child deaths from pneumonia and severe diarrhea by 2025.
Scientists found that there might be underlying genetic factors tied to being lazy.
Until now, the endangered species managed to evade the disease.
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.