A new experiment shows that laser can easily trigger hunting behavior of timid mice, turning them into killer mice. The study shows that similar circuitry can be found in the human brain.
A dog is being employed by a Canadian hospital to sniff out the presence of a deadly superbug. Angus is the first and only canine trained to do such thing, saving lives one sniff at a time.
The federal advisory panel released an official statement yesterday regarding the risk posed of unknown marijuana health effects. Scientists scutinized certain risks and benefits of using pot based on studies that show strong evidence.
Several significant health provisions that are in danger of disappearing is the highlight of this Obamacare latest news. From calorie count to women's health, these legal protections are bound to evaporate once the GOP majority decides to replace Affordable Care Act.
A university and a high school are both riddled with stomach bug outbreaks this week as low temperatures persist. Contaminated food is also identified as contributing to the outbreak, causing illness to over 800 students and 50 staff.
Massive health reforms are currently underway to increase life expectancy in China from 76 to 77 in 2020. The giant country is currently in the seventh spot of highest life expectancy in Asia.
A new blood test effectiviely diagnoses heart attack risks by identifying the presence of a certain gut bacteria. The test determines the occurrence of heart complications within one month up to seven years.
A healthy male teenager lost his life hours after waking up to a suspected meningooccal bacteria infection. Hospitals are now wary of high fever and rash as the condition escalates quickly and becomes deadly.
Archaelogists recently unearthed the ancient bones of a pregnant woman that carried the DNA of deadly bacteria that caused her death. The fossil is the the first historic record of maternal health of women from 800 years ago.
A new study shows that breastmilk benefits are limited and do not provide adequate nutrition. Vitamin D deficiency is rising among babies due to this breastmilk limitation.
A new study finds that appendix function is not only limited to decorative but that it actually harbors good bacteria. This new finding proves that appendix is not a useless organ, it is essential to good immunity.
Rare interspecies sex between a monkey and a deer was recorded recently by scientists. The observation is said to help explain why some humans are sexually attracted to animals.
The latest on diabetes news confirms that virus from feces has been definitively linked to the development of type 1 Diabetes. The study opens up the oppotunity to developm a vaccine to preven the disorder in the near future.
A panel of experts recommends that all women of bearing age should take folic acid supplement to avoid birth defects in their babies. Less than half of the women heed the advice despite years of health education.