A common rust-like crystal may offer an inexpensive way to rid drinking water of hazardous levels of arsenic, Rice University researchers in Houston said.
Drug-resistant tuberculosis strains in Africa could kill millions of people and render useless expensive drugs protecting HIV-infected patients from TB.
Experts believe the world is overdue for influenza pandemic. However, unless effective action against pandemic flu is taken now, we are in "dire straits," according to a paper published in the November 10 issue of Science. The ar ...
Researchers at the University of Rochester may have answered one of neuroscience's most vexing questions—how can it be that our neurons, which are responsible for our crystal-clear thoughts, seem to fire in utterly random ...
High blood sugar is among the top four causes of death worldwide, says a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Massachusetts.
Breathing difficulties some women have after sexual intercourse could be an allergic reaction, doctors in the United States said.
Increased complaints about alligators encroaching on human activities prompted Florida officials to consider easing rules for trapping and killing the animals.
Massachusetts advocates for universal healthcare filed suit Friday to put an amendment guaranteeing medical coverage for state residents on the 2008 ballot.
A report released Friday at a U.N. conference in Kenya indicates clearing peat lands threatens the world's ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Good health not only benefits the individual but also a nation's economy, British researchers said.
Firefighters are more likely to develop certain types of cancer than workers in other fields, University of Cincinnati researchers said.
Doctors said their request to perform uterus transplants has been approved by a New York hospital review board.
The global growth in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels was 4 times greater in the period between 2000 to 2005 than in the preceding 10 years, say scientists gathering in Beijing today for an international conference ...
Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) have discovered that Chlamydia, a bacterium that causes a sexually transmitted disease (STD), shares an evolutionary heritage with plants. That ...