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.
Bisphosphonates could save the lives of post-menopausal women being treated for early breast cancer.
Most research on the neurodegenerative disease has focused on amyloid plaques, but a new study may change this.
New research has found the biological pathways responsible for providing pigment to hair and skin.
A study suggests the human brain may be hard-wired to stay at least half awake when in unfamiliar territory.