'Smart Drug' Modafinil Actually Works, Study Shows

The "smart drug" modafinil actually does work for some people, improving their performance on long and complex tasks...

Diabetes Drug Shows First Protection from Heart Complications

For the first time, there's evidence that a diabetes medication, Jardiance, reduces risk of the complications that...

Cancer Researchers Publish Landmark "Basket Study"

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have announced results from the first published basket...

Paradigm shift in multidrug resistance

Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which which are killed by...

Researchers Uncover New Pathways in Diabetes Research

A new Florida State University study is changing how scientists look at diabetes research and the drugs used to...

Having friends: Happiness spreads but depression doesn't

Having friends who suffer from depression doesn't affect the mental health of others, according to research led by...

Biologist investigates how gene-swapping bacteria evade antibiotics

A scientific peek into bacteria boudoirs is revealing how "sex" among disease-causing microbes can lead different...

Nanotube fibres tested as way to restore electrical health to hearts

Rice Univ. and Texas Heart Institute researchers are studying the use of soft, flexible fibres made of carbon...

Common marker can help predicting risk for deadly cardiac events

A new study, led by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, revealed that a marker commonly used to determine if a

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Identifying Defective Heart Genes

A new technique could eventually enable doctors to diagnose genetic heart diseases by rapidly scanning more than 85...

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