Credit: David Wendell A University of Cincinnati scientist has engineered an environmentally friendly technology to zap outbreak-causing viruses and bacteria from public drinking water. Environmental..
In a recent study conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Harvard Medical School, running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle volume, indicating its potentia..
In the amphibian world, the axolotl is the replacement-parts king. This is the axolotl, a remarkable model organism capable of complete limb and organ regeneration. Credit: Morgridge Institute for Re..
More than 700,000 microscopic fibres could be released into waste water during each use of a domestic washing machine, with many of them likely to pass through sewage treatment and into the environmen..
In a UT Southwestern Medical Center study, (l-r) Dr. Philipp Scherer, Dr. Yi Zhu, and Dr. Shangang Zhao found interesting anti-diabetic properties in beige fat. White fat tissue can acquire beige cell..
A large, new study shows no evidence that exercise may reduce a woman’s risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). The research is published in the September 28, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the..
The first Zika virus-related death in the continental U.S. occurred in June of this year, but even now, months later, two aspects of this case continue to puzzle health experts. First, why did this pa..
An international team of scientists have designed a new generation of universal flu vaccines to protect against future global pandemics that could kill millions. The vaccine could give protection fo..
Major League Baseball players have become overwhelmingly overweight and obese during the last quarter century, say health researchers. Credit: WikipediaDavid E. Conroy, Penn State professor of kinesi..
Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a lack of proper health care. By the age o..
A new scientific study conducted by a team of leading geneticists has characterized how cells know when to stop translating DNA into proteins, a critical step in maintaining healthy protein levels and..
Despite the fact that influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, parents frequently decline vaccinating their children against influ..
Could we get rid of mosquitoes without polluting the environment? Yes, we can, say researchers. The BinAB toxin, produced in crystal form by a bacterium, specifically kills the larvae of Culex and Ano..
By adopting a walking routine and other moderate physical activities, older adults can recover from a major disability more quickly, and maintain their independence over time, according to a new Yale-..