Suspended animation could buy surgeons more time to treat otherwise fatal traumatic injuries.
The FDA has granted approval for a drug that treats adult patients with a rare form of anemia that forces them to have regular blood transfusions.
The tapeworms usually live in the intestines of dogs and cats, but they can also infect humans.
The scientists said that this knowledge may help to deter some people from taking up the habit or help others to quit.
A recent study from John Hopkins University found a correlation between mothers who took Tylenol while pregnant and babies with developmental disorders, but researchers have yet to prove whether the drug was the cause of the neurological differences.
The Gates Foundation is partnering with the National Institutes of Health to bring gene-based cures to countries in Africa were HIV and sickle cell disease are the most prevalent
The recent death of Elijah Cummings at age 68 underscores a disturbing statistic: black men die, on average, five years younger than white men. A study shows racism's effects on gene activity.
"My initial reaction was just to get the bloody thing out of me as fast as possible," the man said.
Ja'bari Gray was born on New Year's Day in San Antonio, Texas, missing the skin on most of his body.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, potentially fatal infection caused by several different types of bacteria which move rapidly through the body, attacking the skin and soft tissue.
In experiments with mice, Karsenty's team noted that within three minutes of being placed in a stressful situation, the rodents' levels of osteocalcin spiked to four times the baseline amount. Researchers found a similar response in people.
A woman who went to an acupuncturist to seek relief from a wrist injury ended up with two punctured lungs, according to a new report from New Zealand's Health and Disability Commissioner.
"My thoughts became 'what if I take the chemo and lose my hair?' I want to take this thing and make it beautiful," she said.
The disease is thought to be caused by a toxin present in the saliva of the ticks, which feed on human blood.
Tests revealed he had become infected with a bacteria that causes a rare disease known as necrotizing fasciitis.
"In the morning that is the first thing I do," one member said. "Let some part go, take the middle part, put it in my eyes, put it in my face, and just have some Chai in the morning."
The antiretroviral drug PrEP that can reliably cut the risk of contracting HIV has seen a rapid rise in popularity over the last few years, but condom use has also gone down.
The long list includes a Haitian immigrant who has helped save infants from a deadly disease.
"The butthole is the great sexual equalizer. All humans have a butthole."
It's called kisspeptin; in 2017 we are poor in friends but rich in irony.
A group of psychologists say body-oriented therapies can heal the deepest layers of the brain—and they're hoping neuroscience will prove them right.
As we age, our sexual priorities change and we develop knowledge, skills and preferences that protect against aging-related declines in sexual quality of life.
Researchers examined 6,000 Israeli patients' siblings who were diagnosed and hospitalized with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression.