Researchers have found that a very low level of LDL, or bad cholesterol, increases the risks of cataract. Statins were also found to have no other significant adverse effects except for the visual disorder.
For the American Heart Month Celebration this February, babies wear red knitted caps to raise awareness of heart disease. People are encouraged to learn more about cardiovascular diseases and the easy ways to prevent them.
A Japanese moon-orbiting probe have observed oxygen atoms leaking out of the earth's atmosphere and bombarded onto the moon's surface. The finding suggests that the uppermost lunar soil may have preserve bits of Earth’s ancient atmosphere.
Experts claim that a combination of new cholesterol drugs are a lot safer and more effective in lowering bad cholesterol. Some also say that if people can't lower cholesterol intake themselves, they should take the drug even when they're healthy.
A new discovery suggests that the oldest human ancestor is a sea creature without an anus. Called Saccoryhtus, scientists marvel at its extraordinarily large mouth.
Science educators use Star Wars to spark interest in science and promote literacy in technology and its applications. A student in Australian National University have used his love for the film to inspire him to develop a breakthrough research on holograms.
A new study shows that people who laugh at sick jokes and have a dark sense of humor may actually have higher intelligence than those who don't. These people also tend to score lower on aggression.
To reduce the risk of osteoporosis, or loss of bone density, researchers recommend adhering to a Mediterranean diet. The chemicals in food found in this type of diet reduces the inflammation which is the main cause of the disease.
Trump's immigration ban implemented this week have detained Visa holders from Muslim countries including an Iranian scientist. Experts say that if the ban continues, it will affect the distribution of scientific researches.
California have proposed that Monsanto's weed killer to be labeled as possibly linked to cancer. The WHO have first named the product's chemical ingredient as potentially carcinogenic, forcing Monsanto to defend its product.
A new bill in Maryland gives authority to the general attorney to go after drug companies that sell their products at a very high price. A public poll shows overwhelming support for the legislation as well as other provisions that ensure fair drug pricing.
The abrupt cancellation of CDC's health and climate summit have pushed Al Gore to put it back on track. WIth the help of other notable non-government groups concerned with the ill effects of climate change, the conference will take a more focused approach.
After months of silence, Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg finally speaks out against Trump's first executive actions on abortion. She states that the best way to avoid abortion is to finance more family planning services and contraceptives, not defund it.
A new survey says the majority of the American voters are giving support to Planned Parenthood amid President Trump's plan to defund the program. Also supported by the majority is the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.