A first-ever guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on tobacco use by children and youth aged 5 to 18 years recommends that physicians should play a more active role in the p..
Credit: RIKEN New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia. The implicated loci contribute to schizophrenia risk by aff..
Every second your body is silently working hard to protect you from infection and disease. White blood cells are an important component of your blood system, which is also made up...
Credit: Occupational Knowledge International SAN FRANCISCO - Aluminum cookware made from scrap metal in countries around the world poses a serious and previously unrecognized health risk to millio..
Credit: The Ottawa Hospital A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 33 percent of adults recently diagnosed with asthma by their physicians did not have ..
A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London. Following trauma..
A middle-aged woman developed a potentially life-threatening complication following a New Year 'detox' that involved drinking lots of fluids and taking various herbal remedies, reveal doctor..
Credit: Dr. Chun Wai Mai et al, Bentham Science Publishers Legumain (LGMN), or asparaginyl endopeptidase, is a newly identified lysosomal cysteine protease. It was recently found to be over-expresse..
Credit: Inaki Tirados Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in 6 years thanks to University of Warwick research Combination of active screening and tsetse fly traps the key to quick elimi..
Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS - Dec. 22, 2016 - Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the mechanism that cells use to find and destroy an organelle called mit..