China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu which was first reported in February 2013, has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.
A new Norwegian study shows that the effect of porn on younger viewers sex life is less dramatic than previously believed.
Curious to better understand the movements of sea turtles, scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have actually created the "FlipperBot" to generate new data on how they navigate themselves in world.
A survey found that medical interns only spend an average of 12 percent of their time interacting and examining patients.
From a patient's perspective, if there is a surgical complication, it can be painful, worrisome and even fatal. From the hospital's perspective, it means more cash in the bank, says a new study.
A new type of treatment for young people with a form of lymphoma may mean skipping radiation therapy, avoiding side effects and raised cancer risks later on in life.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) may be linked to the development of lung cancer.
Scientists in the UK plan to map developing nerve connections in babies' brains while still in the womb.
Researchers discover evidence that Neolithic ice mummy Ötzi suffered periodontitis, tooth decay and accident related dental damage.
A rare African monkey makes a lip-smacking sound which surprisingly bears similarities with human speech and making them the only species known to use a speech-like rhythm, U.S. researchers said Monday.
Higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults have been linked to 65 percent increased risk of type 2 diabetes later in life.
Four new genes and increased rare structural variations in genetic material have been linked to severe childhood obesity.
New research suggests a computer can predict what you dream based on brainwave activity.
More than 50 percent of Americans support the legalization of marijuana.
New evidence displayed the quality of hospitals in rural areas may be deteriorating, based on a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the past decade, while mortality rates at other hospitals have been decreasing, death rates of patients in rural critical access hospitals have been climbing.
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.