A specific type of yoga can help improve stability and balance in women over age 65, which could help to prevent falls, finds a preliminary study out of Temple University’s Gait Study Center.
Emerging computer technologies will change our lives for the better by 2020. But we need to retain control to ensure that these developments do not impact negatively on basic human values, according to a new report co-edited ...
New studies at the University of Adelaide, Australia, will delve into some of the crucial issues surrounding death by brain tumours and stroke.
Selenium supplementation, for example in mineral tablets, might not be that beneficial for the majority of people according to researchers writing in the open access journal Genome Biology. Although this trace element is ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s color-coded system for warning the public of the risk of a terrorist attack does not appear to cause undue stress among law enforcement officers, according to a study by researchers ...
A government report said poisoning is the second-leading cause of injury death in the United States after motor vehicle accidents.
Danish health experts are questioning a claim that oatmeal is a carcinogen.
German officials said a plan to introduce a biofuel gasoline blend containing 10 percent ethanol may be postponed.
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said he was among the 3,000 heart study patients whose medical information was on a laptop stolen this year.
Barriers to the distribution of life saving vaccines in low income countries can and should be overcome, say experts in this week’s issue of the BMJ.