A new study finds that essential oils from garlic cloves, myrrh trees, thyme leaves, and several other herbs can kill forms of Lyme disease bacteria.
According to a recent study, snoring increases the chances that a person will experience reduced cardiac function. Women seem to be most at risk.
Irritable bowel syndrome affects many people’s quality of life. New research now suggests, however, that hypnotherapy sessions can help relieve symptoms.
New research finds that a compound extracted from vines in the Congolese rainforest can kill cancer cells where other substances have failed.
New research looking at the data of tens of thousands of women finds that screening for breast cancer has an important impact on survival.
Researchers establish that a cellular pathway that protects the brain against damage is disrupted in Parkinson’s disease. Two enzymes play key roles.
How does antibiotic use in animals affect drug resistance in humans? What role do intensive farming practices have in this dynamic? We investigate.
New research reveals that a protein that helps make connections between neurons in the developing infant brain also strengthens them in the adult brain.
By measuring the brain activity of participants across a series of days, scientists have encountered the neural signature of low mood in anxious brains.
An innovative new study investigates the link between morning or evening preference and the likelihood of developing breast cancer.
A simple way of linking vancomycin to an antimicrobial peptide led to a fivefold increase in the antibiotic’s power against an infectious bacterium.
New research reveals that antioxidants that bind to mitochondria — the main source of free radicals — either have no effect or cause tumors to grow faster.
Scientists used functional MRI to study the brains of 134 people and identified three new subtypes of depression, including a treatment-resistant subtype.
Did you really see that pale face just now? What was that sound? This Halloween, test the limits of your brain with these easy spooky experiments.
It may soon be possible to diagnose Alzheimer’s in a matter of seconds using a noninvasive eye scanner that simply examines a person’s retina.
Our gut microbiota can make or break our health. Researchers have found that our bodies keep bacteria under control by ‘rationing’ the resources they need.
Many common drugs affect lung health negatively, and these problems are more common than specialists previously thought, concludes a new review.
A new antibiotic able to kill drug-resistant bacteria proves to be safe and effective in a phase II clinical trial, offering fresh hope in a global crisis.
Stroke risk depends on many factors, some of which are genetic and some lifestyle-related. So, can lifestyle changes outweigh the genetic risk?
A study of 475 male veterans with hypertension links higher lead buildup in shin bone to increased risk of drug-resistant high blood pressure.