Researchers at Rush University Medical Center found that having complaints about memory problems is associated with changes in the brain related to Alzheimer's disease. They reported their findings in the November 2006 issue ...
An ancient curse inscribed on a sheet of lead is one of several treasures going on display from a British archaeological dig.
New York restaurants are lobbying the city council in hopes of overriding a ban on trans fats that is expected to pass the board of health.
British scientists say they have succeeded in spinning fine threads of biocompatible silicone that contain viable living human brain cells.
A protein called NMNAT protects against nerve cell degeneration in fruit flies and mice, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report in the Public Library of Science Biology that appears online today.
Some of the hardest and sturdiest materials aren’t made in the factory; they’re made inside the bodies of animals. Biominerals are commonly used for support and protection, forming in teeth, bones, and shells in animals ...
The New Horizons team got a faint glimpse of the mission's distant, main planetary target when one of the spacecraft's telescopic cameras spotted Pluto for the first time.
A Cook County, Ill., Public Health Department official says the county may ban students not vaccinated for whooping cough from public schools.
European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang is about to become the first Swedish and the first Nordic astronaut in space.
Running and jumping during childhood is more than child's play; it provides lifelong benefits for future bone health and appears to reduce the risk of fractures later in life according to a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research ...