WASHINGTON: A protein that appears to be key in the development of Alzheimer's disease has been identified by scientists who say the discovery could provide a new drug target for dementia.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA: A man missing for six days in a remote Australian desert in searing heat without water was found Tuesday after surviving by eating black ants, police said.
Babies often suffer unnecessary pain in clinical studies, potentially breaching international standards for ethical research, according to a new review of the medical literature.
More than 30 years after she identified one of the most pernicious viruses to infect humankind, Francoise Barre Sinoussi, who shared a Nobel prize for discovering HIV, is hanging up her lab coat and retiring.
Teens identifying with the “goth” culture may be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, according to a UK study.
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that all people with the HIV virus should be given anti-retroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, meaning 37 million people worldwide should be on treatment.