The researchers will measure the amount of abnormal tau protein in Duerson's brain, and will also look at the pattern of the protein's deposits.
A person's chances of surviving a bullet wound to the brain depend on the areas of the brain that are struck, the velocity of the bullet and whether the bullet exits the brain.
Muscle cells and plain old "white" fat cells can be coaxed into becoming brown fat cells by treating them with a certain protein
Breast cancer patients who take drugs called aromatase inhibitors after surgery face an increased risk of developing heart disease.
The promise of a new treatment for deadly melanoma has been marred by disappointment. Patients are seeing their cancer relapse.
Children whose parents divorce are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke at some point during their lives than other children, according to a new study.
Women with a family history of the disease had a higher risk than those without, researchers said, but both groups lowered their risk by a similar proportion by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
When people gain fat in their thighs, their bodies typically produce new fat cells, whereas gaining fat in the abdomen usually involves an expansion of existing fat cells.
For some women who've had breast cancer, life after treatment can be just as challenging as life was during treatment.
Teens with severe acne are more likely than others to have mental health problems and thoughts of suicide.
Weight loss may have an unwanted side effect: It may send a flood of environmental pollutants into the bloodstream.
As the FDA works to investigate the Salmonella outbreak that led to this week's massive egg recall, Life's Little Mysteries has rounded up a dozen of facts you may not know about eggs.
All too often, upon seeing a drowning person in distress, people try to help and end up drowning themselves. But there are ways to minimize the risks, experts say.
Only 10 percent of the world's population get sick with TB, which is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, after being exposed.
A bear attack in a Montana campground near Yellowstone National Park earlier this week left one man dead. But other causes of death are much more common in national parks.