While it is known that oral hygiene and dietary choices promote tooth decay, a new study has found that genetics also plays a role in the cavity formation.
Adding tomosynthesis to biennial digital mammography screening for women with dense breasts may improve breast cancer detection at a reasonable cost, relative to biennial mammography screening alone, according to a new study.
Parasitic bacteria were the first cousins of mitochondria that power cells in animals and plants - and first acted as energy parasites in those cells before becoming beneficial, according to a new study.
Within animals some cells are fated to die from the triggering of an elaborate cell death program, known as apoptosis. Now a study is offering a new explanation on the evolution of caspase-8, a key cell death initiator that was first identified in humans.
Short-term modest weight gains in healthy, normal weight young adults was linked to more bad cholesterol levels in those who ate muffins cooked using saturated oil, according to a new study.
Increased consumption of energy drinks may pose danger to public health, especially among young people, warns a new study.
Living close to a major road may increase women's risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to a new study.
The study, that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify individuals at increased risk.
Anesthesia complications in United States have dropped by more than half, but the overall death rate has remained the same, according to a new study.
For patients with coronary atheroma, high-intensity statin treatment is associated with greater regression in women than men, suggests a new study.
Tumor cells circulating in the blood of metastatic patients could give as accurate a genomic read-out as tumor biopsies, a new study has shown.
A one-day prevalence survey of 183 hospitals found that approximately 50 percent of hospitalized patients included in the survey were receiving antimicrobial drugs, according to a new study.
Working memory could be a source of learning difficulties in people with schizophrenia, suggests a new study.
One out of three people diagnosed with cancer also wind up struggling with a mental health disorder such as depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
Sexting may be the new "normal" part of adolescent sexual development and is not strictly limited to at-risk teens, suggests a new study.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.