Most mammals communicate information about their individual identity, territory, gender, mating potential and even health status through scents found in urine.
University of Maryland research that crosslinks toxic pollution to race and socio-economic status was published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Research Letters.
High levels of vitamin D are linked to improved fertility and reproductive success, a study of wild sheep has found.
Talmadge King Jr., MD, dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, tells the story of an ER physician who had lost a document and was searching frantically for it in the garbage bins behind Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital ...
We humans have been using self-medication to cure the illnesses since the dawn of our species. There is some evidence that also other animals can exhibit this type of behavior, but the evidence has been hard to come by.
A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common.
In societies where women are equal to men, males stand a better chance of living longer, a new study shows.
People living in remote Australia are likely to be more severely affected by climate change than other sectors of the national population.
Every day, 400 kilometres above our heads, there are astronauts living in space. Their home is the ISS, the frontier outpost of human exploration, and a workplace like nothing on Earth. With spacewalks and dockings to contend ...
Scientists have developed a tiny, portable personal blood testing laboratory that sends data through mobile phone
Humans are veritable chemical factories—we manufacture thousands of substances and transport them, via our blood, throughout our bodies. Some of these substances can be used as indicators of our health status. A team of ...