Wednesday February 28, 2018 6:02AM ET
Does life really begin at 40? Is 50 the new 30? For people in these age groups, the answer appears to be yes.
Tuesday February 27, 2018 7:51AM ET
A special receptor on cells that line the sinuses, throat and lungs evolved to protect mammals from developing a range of allergies and asthma, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Tuesday February 27, 2018 6:17AM ET
Inflammation needs energy. An important source for this energy is oxygen, which is indispensable for the cells of the immune system to work properly.
Tuesday February 27, 2018 4:10AM ET
The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators including the Institut Pasteur in Paris, carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its effect on human rabies exposure.
Monday February 26, 2018 7:08AM ET
Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed an adaptive metalens, that is essentially a flat, electronically controlled artificial eye.
Monday February 26, 2018 5:03AM ET
Fragile X syndrome is the most frequent cause of intellectual disability in males, affecting 1 out of 3600 boys born.
Saturday February 24, 2018 6:49AM ET
Toddlers in the Australian state of Victoria will be offered free influenza vaccinations following a severe 2017 flu season.
Friday February 23, 2018 2:54PM ET
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the extension of an emergency executive order which allows pharmacists to administer flu vaccines to children ages 2 to 18.
Friday February 23, 2018 6:49AM ET
Pregnant women who come into close contact with sheep during lambing or other farm animals that are giving birth, may put themselves and their unborn child at risk of contracting an infectious disease sometimes carried by these pregnant farm animals.
Friday February 23, 2018 6:33AM ET
Academy Professor Riitta Lahesmaa's research group from Turku Centre for Biotechnology of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, Finland, has discovered a new regulator of the immune system, a key factor that controls development of regulatory T cells.
Friday February 23, 2018 5:54AM ET
Researchers at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), in collaboration with Rheonix of Ithaca, N.Y., are developing a novel test for Zika virus that uses saliva to identify diagnostic markers of the virus in a fraction of the time of current commercial tests.
Thursday February 22, 2018 8:17AM ET
Medication routinely prescribed for common complaints including allergies, heart disease and Parkinson's has been linked to an increased risk of stroke according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.