Researchers say they're close to a retinal implant that could restore normal vision to the blind.
There just may be a link between caffeinated energy drinks mixed with alcohol and casual sex.
How so, you ask?
If you want to play it safe, avoid airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu - they're the ones most likely to play a part in spreading pandemics.
The FDA has given its seal of approval to a drug that can cut the risk of HIV infection by three quarters.
Two different vaccines have for the first time been discovered to have spontaneously combined to create new, infectious viruses.
A chemical found in many common plastics could have you copulating with other species and producing strange hybrid offspring... if you're a fish, at any rate.
A recent study conducted by University of Wisconsin researchers refutes a supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites.
A longitudinal brain imaging study tracking participants suffering from back injuries claims chronic pain may - quite literally - be in the patient’s head.
Researchers say they've developed electronic devices that are as stretchable as a rubber band, making them potentially implantable into the human body for medical monitoring.
Last week we reported that moderate coffee consumption may help prevent heart failure.
A new device can enable people who are completely unable to speak or move to manage unscripted back-and-forth conversation.
Although current American Heart Association (AHA) heart failure prevention guidelines warn against habitual coffee consumption, a number of studies have identified protective benefits associated with the dark brew.
The second of two highly-controversial academic papers on the H5N1 avian influenza has now been published, showing the virus is just four mutations away from an airborne version that could pass from human to human.
You're carrying around over 10,000 different species of bacteria in and on your body right now, in such numbers that they weigh several pounds.
Nanoparticles in the environment can cause serious auto-immune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, say scientists.
Aspirin, ibuprofen and other common painkillers may help protect against skin cancer, medical researchers say.
Scientists have for the first time been able to take skin cells from heart patients and turn them into healthy heart muscle cells that can integrate with existing heart tissue.
Surfing the internet randomly and using file-sharing programs may be a sign of depression, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Using thought alone, a paralyzed woman has been able to move a robotic arm to serve herself coffee for the first time in 15 years.
Neurologists have modeled the damage caused to a man's brain when a three-foot metal bar was driven through his head - over 160 years after the accident happened.