A new study suggests the Zika virus may kill some cancer cells. It can destroy the stem cells of glioblastoma, the most common type of brain tumors.
Right now, there’s an outpouring of support for families displaced by Harvey, but what happens after the waters recede in Texas?
If hunger is moral purity, self-care a purchasable commodity, and wellness a stand-in for thinness, what does health really mean?
Who was the "Parisian water-carrier" depicted in 18th century French sculptor Edme Bouchardon's sketches and how did he earn his living?
No study, even those finding strong differences, has ever found differences in cognitive ability between male and female brains.
Trying to lose weight? A new study suggests that our bodies may react just as much to when we eat, as to what food we are consuming.
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The 1927 case of Buck v. Bell set the stage for forced sterilizations for eugenics, but it turned out to based on complete falsehoods.
According to an international team led by UCLA researchers, our emotions may be partially driven by an unlikely source: our gut bacteria.
In 1804, Charles IV, King of Spain, issued a legal admonition telling officials not to bury any pregnant woman without giving her a C-section first.