Blueberry Extract Could Help Fight Gum Disease and Reduce Antibiotic Use
Scientists have discovered that wild blueberry extract could help prevent dental plaque formation.
‘Little Darth Vader’ actor gets new heart valve, pacemaker
Max Page, the child actor who gained fame after playing “little Darth Vader” in a 2011 Super Bowl commercial, was able to bypass open heart surgery...
California officials investigating whether Adderall played role in high school football players' collapse
After leading their high school’s junior varsity football team to victory Friday, two California teens suddenly collapsed and were admitted to the...
How spices helped one woman shed 40 pounds in less than a year
After years of yo-yo dieting and becoming a mother, 38-year-old Nagina Abdullah never thought she’d have the body she wanted.
Deaf mice cured with gene therapy
Boston, Massachusetts - In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital a cure for genetic deafness is taking shape. Lead researcher Jeff Holt says...
More blacks getting kidney transplants now
More minority patients have been getting kidney transplants since 2003, when medical criteria for allocating transplantable kidneys from deceased...
Tests help shed light on autism genetics
Advances in genetic testing may eventually allow for more tailored care for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers say.
7 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak at Illinois veterans home
Seven people have died and 32 sickened in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a veterans home in Quincy, Illinois, state veterans and health...
Number of California inmates observed for Legionnaires' disease jumps
The number of inmates being observed for possible infection with Legionnaires' disease at San Quentin State Prison near San Francisco has jumped...
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer and early fall
Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses.
A bold move to save a man's hand: Tucking it into his tummy
Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand.
Well: Does Exercise Change Your Brain?
When researchers scanned the brain of the legendary masters track athlete Olga Kotelko, they found that her brain was different from those of other...