Scientists Figure Out How To Slow Down Erratic Cancer Cell Growth
New research has found a way to slow down cell growth and division, a finding that could lead to better cancer treatment.
Could A Fruit-Based Compound Create A Unisex Contraceptive?
The combination of two compounds found in plants may help to prevent sperm from fertilizing an egg.
'Pornosexual': Why Some People Like Porn Better Than Real Sex
"Pornosexuals" identify their sexual orientation with porn, but is this so-called preference just the inability to establish intimacy?
South African Hospital Just Performed A Successful Penis Transplant, Again
Doctors in South Africa have performed a penis transplant on a 40-year-old man who lost his organ during a botched circumcision.
Scientists Create Artificial Blood For Mice, And Hope Humans Are Next
Two new studies suggest we are well on the way to creating a limitless supply of artificial blood.
Scientists Eliminated HIV In Animals Using Gene Editing Technology
New research has succeeded in eliminating HIV from the DNA of animals using gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas9. The team hopes to test the technique on humans.
Kidney Transplants From Hep C Donors Now Possible
A recent study has shown that when kidneys from hepatitis C patients are transplanted into healthy recipients, the virus can be eradicated through a course of anti-viral medications.
5 Of The Latest Stem Cell Innovations
Stem cells have the power to become any type of cell in the body, and as a result, are at the forefront of many medical innovations ranging from leukemia treatment to diabetes therapies.
Grandma's Smoking May Increase Grandchild's Autism Risk
New research has found a link between smoking in maternal grandmothers and increased autism risk in grandchildren. This link was strongest in girls, and may explain the recent surge in ASD in recent decades.
Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Induce A Heightened State Of Being
Scientists in England have found evidence to show that psychedelic drugs do induce a heightened state of consciousness in users.
The Radical, Yet Dangerous, Diet That Could Fight Cancer
New research suggests that eliminating certain amino acids, the building blocks of protein, from the diet could aid in recovery from cancer. However, the diet comes with risks.
A Virus/Human Cell Hybrid May Be The Answer To Antibiotic Resistance
A new study has found that equipping cells in the immune system with a "targeting device" from viruses may help the body better fight off antibiotic-resistant bacteria.