05 August 2014, 01:18 PM ET
There are some biological markers linked with a higher chance of surviving Ebola, experts say.
05 August 2014, 12:45 PM ET
Here are five things you should know about Ebola.
05 August 2014, 12:30 PM ET
A Japanese stem cell scientist who was involved in research that was reported to be forged appears to have committed suicide, The Guardian reported.
05 August 2014, 12:20 PM ET
Teens are more likely to carry a type of bacteria that causes meningitis, called Neisseria meningitidis, and a new study suggests why.
05 August 2014, 08:09 AM ET
After an amoeba killed a 9-year-old girl, researchers explore how some infectious diseases spread differently than others.
04 August 2014, 04:59 PM ET
A doctor had an ironic experience when he came close to taking an antibiotic that he knew he did not need, while at a conference that discussed the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
04 August 2014, 03:09 PM ET
Smoking marijuana lead to the deaths of two healthy young men, according to researchers who studies the men's autopsy reports.
04 August 2014, 10:28 AM ET
Young military men who are shorter or taller than the average male have a higher risk for depression than their fellow servicemen, a new study suggests.
04 August 2014, 03:29 AM ET
Kids who limit their video-game time to an hour or less daily may be better adjusted psychologically than those who play games more, or less, a new study finds.
04 August 2014, 12:15 AM ET
Eating your steak with a side of potatoes and beans may be one way to reduce colon cancer risk related to high red meat consumption, findings of a new study suggests.
01 August 2014, 09:19 PM ET
Low-T is a real condition, but if you have it, TV-pitched supplements are not the miracle cure.
01 August 2014, 04:27 PM ET
A woman who had previously battled melanoma was terrified when she saw a new brown mark on her heel.
01 August 2014, 01:38 PM ET
Some video gamers hear sound effects like screams and explosions long after they have stopped playing, a new study finds.
01 August 2014, 12:47 PM ET
Two Americans from a medical charity who contracted Ebola have been given experimental treatments, but the method, even if it did work, couldn't be scaled up.
01 August 2014, 09:48 AM ET
A new blood and saliva test that looks for traces of the human papillomavirus (HPV) can predict whether some people with oral cancers will have their cancer come back, early research suggests.
31 July 2014, 08:34 PM ET
A pale, gooey-looking "see-through" mouse could help scientists gain a better understand processes in the body, according to a new study.
31 July 2014, 08:10 PM ET
The fourth week of pregnancy is usually when women discover they are pregnant. Now is the time to take a pregnancy test to know for sure.
31 July 2014, 08:02 PM ET
Scientists have rendered a once-furry mouse transparent, its brain, guts and all. Here's a look at the beauty beneath the rodent's skin.
31 July 2014, 07:08 PM ET
In the third week of pregnancy, there won't be any major outward changes in a woman's body, but some pregnancy symptoms may have started.
31 July 2014, 05:23 PM ET
Advocates for indigenous tribes are increasingly worried about a group of people near the Brazil-Peru border who may be facing violent attacks from illegal loggers and drug traffickers exploiting the densely forested region.
31 July 2014, 05:02 PM ET
The reasons why the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has grown so large, and why it is happening now, may have to do with the travel patterns of bats across Africa and recent weather patterns in the region, as well as other factors.
31 July 2014, 04:57 PM ET
Americans should avoid traveling to the three West African countries experiencing an outbreak of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
31 July 2014, 04:01 PM ET
The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a smart scale that not only measures weight, but also calculates your body mass index (BMI) and fat mass, and registers heart rate and indoor air quality.
31 July 2014, 03:31 PM ET
Chronic pain may rewire the brain, leading to decreased motivation even after an individual takes painkillers, a new study in mice finds.
31 July 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Two teams, working years apart, merged their creations to develop a framework used to grow replacement cartilage — a 3-D fabric scaffold, integrated with a pliable hydrogel and then infiltrated with stem cells.
31 July 2014, 12:29 PM ET
Will your job give you a heart attack? A new report finds that workers in service and blue-collar occupations, as well as unemployed people, are at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.
30 July 2014, 06:42 PM ET
Dog owners are healthier than people who don't own pets in several ways, research suggests.
30 July 2014, 06:30 PM ET
Ötzi the Iceman, a Neolithic man preserved in the ice of the Austrian Alps, had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
30 July 2014, 05:23 PM ET
In a new case report, scientists detail a gruesome anteater attack that left one man dead in northwestern Brazil. While such incidents are rare, the attack should serve as a warning to hunters and others who share the same turf as anteaters.
30 July 2014, 04:46 PM ET
A new gene linked to suicide risk has been discovered, and researchers say the finding could lead to a blood test for predicting a person's risk of attempting suicide.
30 July 2014, 04:00 PM ET
Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine -- until a severe pain described by most as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, a new study reports.
30 July 2014, 03:33 PM ET
Probiotics are generally thought to be safe for most people, but a newborn in Poland appears to have developed an infection after taking a probiotic product, according to a new report of the case.