Tech & Science
New Approach May Allow Doctors to Attack Alzheimer's Protein
Researchers have created a 'metal-based substance' that works like scissors to cut out the protein most associated with Alzheimer's development.
Science Inches Closer to a Universal Blood Test for Cancer
Researchers have found a new clue in the blood that they hope can lead to quick, effective cancer diagnosis.
HIV Cure? Research May Show a Way to Eliminate Virus
Scientists have developed a method of preventing HIV from disabling immune cells that help to destroy infections.
Did London Doctors Find a Way to Cure 2 Babies of Leukemia?
The infants were treated with genetically modified T cells but also received chemotherapy, making it difficult to say what cured them.
Antibody Trial Puts Science Closer to HIV Vaccine
The eventual hope is that a combination of several HIV-specific antibodies will help to completely destroy the virus and that this same treatment could double as an HIV vaccine.
Reconsidering the Appendix: Research Suggests it May be Useful After All
New study theorizes the appendix may play a role in regulating intestinal health.
Researchers Explore Why Binge Eating Follows Binge Drinking
A new study suggests there may be a biological reason so many turn to overeating after drinking heavily.
Swearing Associated With Honesty? Damn Right, Study Says
Cursing is used to express feelings, and those who do portray themselves in an honest light, research claims.
Obesity Can Change Your DNA and Lead to Diabetes in Offspring
The biggest study yet on the effect of body mass index on DNA reveals markers that could predict diabetes risk.
Heroin Tops List of Deadliest Drugs in the U.S.
Prescription Xanax was responsible for more overdoses in 2014 than morphine, meth and hydrocodone.
Vaccine Trial and Other HIV Research Breakthroughs in 2016
A new genetic editing technique brings us closer to an eventual cure.
Rare Allergy: Some Cannot Tolerate Water
Those suffering with aquagenic urticaria can develop hives after ingesting or coming into contact with water.
Glory Days: Memories Strongest From Age 15 to 25, Study Suggests
Researchers theorize that the 'reminiscence bump' is due to the development of a sense of self.
Like to Smooch Your Pet? It Could Make You Sick
Dog mouths are a breeding ground for yeast, viruses and bacteria, and mouth-to-mouth contact should be avoided.
Hallucinations Are More Common Than We Think
About one in 20 people have experienced a hallucination that wasn't connected to drugs, booze or dreaming.
The 'Second Brain' in Our Bellies and How it Controls Digestion
Enteric nervous system controls digestion but also has an effect on mood and behavior.
How Do Siblings Help Shape Our Personalities?
Having a brother or sister of the opposite sex can offer an advantage when it comes to dating.
Discovery of Hunger Mechanism Could Prompt Obesity Drug
Researchers discover compounds that help to dictate when we start and stop eating.
In Child Suicide, ADD is Most Common Mental Health Diagnosis
More research needed to understand the possible relationship between attention deficit disorder and youth suicide.
Lupus: How it Develops, Victims' Health and Expectations
Lupus is a debilitating autoimmune disease but can be managed in most cases.
Rio 2016: What Comes First, Small Stature or Gymnastics Success?
Does a small frame lend itself to gymnastics, or does the sport stunt growth?
Rapidly Changing Teen Brains Hold Key to Schizophrenia
The regions of the brain that have the strongest link to the schizophrenia risk genes are developing most rapidly during adolescence.
Alzheimer's Vaccine? Researchers Say it's Possible Within 5 Years
A possible vaccine would address protein buildup that blocks connections between brain nerve cells.
EnChroma Glasses May Permanently Cure Color Blindness
Lenses that filter out certain parts of the color spectrum could permanently change the way you see.
The Mystery of the Elite Controller and How We Will Cure HIV
A possible AIDS cure mimics a rare, natural-born immunity.