Catharanthus roseus (rosy periwinkle) is a plant that produces organic compounds used to treat cancer, arrhythmia, and other medical conditions. A Japanese research group...

Eating less and moving more are the basics of weight loss that lasts. For some people, prescription weight loss drugs may help. You'll still need...

Taking low-dose aspirin every day may lower the overall risk of cancer by 3 percent, mostly because of larger reductions that were seen in...

A few decades ago, the idea of developing any type of solution in the nanoscale was nothing more than a dream. The word "nanotechnology" was...

Vitamin D supplements didn't relieve pain or slow the progression of knee osteoarthritis in a new study, even though the patients involved had low...

Lead researcher Prof. Judith Bliss, of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the UK, and colleagues recently presented the results of their EPHOS...

Children on medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have lower bone density than their peers, a new U.S. study suggests. Using data from...

One man is brain-dead and another five people are in hospital after an experimental drug was administered to 90 people in a French clinical...

Researchers say they're closer to developing a blood test that distinguishes between viral and bacterial respiratory infections. This would help doctors predict when antibiotics...

Many of us ring in the New Year vowing to save more money and eat more healthily than we did the year before. One...