By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:32
Researchers in Canada have developed antibacterial gel for hospitals that is specially designed to target drug-resistant super-bugs.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:00
For children with sickle cell anemia who suffer from strokes, regular blood transfusions could help improve health and quality of life.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:32
A team of doctors have recently published a paper calling for the end of clinical trials for alternative healing treatments such as reiki, a suggestion that reiki practitioners describe as disappointing but not hindering.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:57
Following news of Monrovia's biggest slum's quarantine, frightened groups of stone-throwing residents were quickly suppressed by police tear gas.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:25
After losing his penis in a horrific childhood accident, one man describes what it's like to grow up without the important organ, and his hopes of becoming the second-ever patient to undergo a penis transplant.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:00
Could an automated phone call reminding you not to smoke really be the key to kicking your nicotine habit once and for all? A recent study suggests it may be.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:42
Iowa State Rep. Henry Rayhons has been charged with having sexual contact with his wife after doctors deemed her too incompetent to give consent.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:43
Police in West Africa scramble to find the remaining 17 missing Ebola patients before they expose Liberia's largest shantytown to the deadly virus.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 18:30
Positive interactions with your neighbors has been found to lower one's risk of heart attack.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:18
In one final act of kindness, it has come to light that Robin Williams sent a message of hope and love to a terminally sick fan before taking his own life.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:27
During childhood, we go through a transitional stage where the brain creates new memory pathways when learning math skills. Failure to do this when young could mean you will forever struggle to solve simple equations.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:44
An Ohio morgue assistant on trial for sexually abusing three cadavers admits to having sex with up to 100 corpses during the 16 years he worked at the Hamilton County morgue.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:39
A Nigerian citizen died from Ebola-like symptoms in an Abu Dhabi hospital Monday. If confirmed, she would make the first death from the virus in the Middle East.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:30
A new experimental vaccine against chikungunya has extremely promising results, but until it's available, controling mosquito populations are our best defense against contracting the painful virus.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:18
A new study has uncovered the intricate workings of our brains' "switchboards," which may help advance the study and developments of treatment for an array of psychiatric conditions.