A U.S. study suggests cerium oxide -- used in polishing glass and in car exhaust systems -- might be used to treat various eye disorders and other diseases.
U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. says clinical trials of its heart medication torcetrapib suggest the drug has a potentially serious side effect.
An Australian-led study has determined ads urging U.S. parents to talk with their children about the dangers of smoking only resulted in more young smokers.
Canadian researchers have found a cancer-fighting virus called VSV kills the most malignant form of brain cancer in mice.
A U.S. study suggests low-intensity laser treatment for age-related macular degeneration is ineffective in slowing or preventing vision loss.
Taiwanese officials say dengue fever has claimed its second life this year in the southern city of Kaohsiung.
U.S. physicists say the operations of two remote quantum systems can be synchronized so changes in one system are conditional on what occurs in the other.
A new research study from Purdue's Department of Educational Studies in the College of Education aims to determine how life events affect people by asking about the gains and losses associated with those life events.
Using newly available data on worldwide cancer incidence, researchers at the Moores Cancer Center at UCSD have shown a clear association between deficiency in exposure to sunlight, specifically ultraviolet B (UVB), and ovarian ...
Involved in about 90 percent of all chemical processes and the creation of about 60 percent of the chemical products available on the market, catalysis is vital to American industries. Catalysis, the acceleration of a chemical ...