Computer simulations show that high blood pressure can be entirely explained by arterial stiffening as we age, say researchers
NIMH director says the DSM lacks biological validity in its diagnoses: “Patients with mental disorders deserve better.”
Privacy experts have identified participants in the Personal Genome Project using "de-identified" data.
Painful finger-prick blood tests for diabetics could become a thing of the past, say physicists who have built a sensor that measures glucose in saliva
Doctors argue that some drug companies are charging too much for their cancer drugs, to the detriment of patients.
The H7N9 virus is deadly to humans but does not present symptoms in birds, which makes it more difficult to control.
Despite breakthroughs in technology and medicine, there's still a lot of work ahead for understanding and using the human genome.
Extraordinary tubes of ice that grow down into the ocean from ice sheets could be as significant for the origin of life as hydrothermal vents, say chemists
A new study shows that dementia will have a crippling impact on the U.S. economy.