The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for the drug Simponi to treat patients with moderate to severe form of bowel disease called ulcerative colitis.
The Mars rover Opportunity set a new distance record for NASA extraterrestrial vehicles, although still behind the Russian record.
A combination drug therapy for osteoporosis increased bone mineral density (BMD) more than treatment with either drug alone.
The DESolve scaffold, manufactured by Elixir Medical Corporation, has received the CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval.
Researchers have developed a drug to combat accelerated aging or progeria in children.
Long-term use of opioid prescription painkillers for back pain can raise the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED).
Rising global temperatures are driving mosquito-borne and other temperature-sensitive vector-borne diseases around the globe.
For the first time, scientists are catching a glimpse of billion-year-old water with high levels of methane and hydrogen, more than two kilometers below Earth's surface.
Posttraumatic stress disorder drastically elevates the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a German study.
In a research breakthrough, US scientists have turned human skin cells into embyronic stem cells, for the first time.
A vaccine that provides wider protection against multiple strains of the bird flu virus, H7N9, is in the works.
The FDA has approved a new prostate cancer drug called Xofigo three months ahead of schedule under a priority review program.
The Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) is spreading across humans worldwide, says the World Health Organization (WHO).
Hysterectomy may not raise the risk of heart disease in middle-age women, according to a new study.