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Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that a drug based on foxglove (Digitalis), which produces distinctive tall spires of pink tubular bells in the summer, can dramatically slow the migration of malignant cells to other parts of the body

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One of the most common flowering plants, foxglove, could soon be used to stop the spread of breast cancer, say scientists at Johns Hopkins...

Health experts said the new swine flu strain would most likely respond to osteltamivir (Tamiflu)

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A new swine flu strain put U.S. health officials on alert for more cases after it was found in three children in Iowa this month. It...

Paul Mason, who weighed 70 st - or half a ton - at his heaviest, used to consume 20,000 calories a day, 10 times the normal for the average man

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Paul Mason, a British man who at one time was the fattest in the world is pleading with the NHS to remove unsightly flaps...

Shannon, a trainee nurse, said that that her "deformed" genitals are not only a daily discomfort but that they discouraged her from having sex - and were a factor in her relationship breakup

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Labiaplasty - plastic surgery for female genitalia - has been called the "final frontier" of cosmetic surgery. Shannon, a 23-year-old woman has openly shared her...

Food and Drug Administration has rescinded approval of Genentech' breast cancer drug, Avastin, saying it is not effective enough to justify the risks of taking it

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Food and Drug Administration has rescinded approval of Genentech' breast cancer drug, Avastin, saying it is not effective enough to justify the risks of...

New research from Hillblom Center for the Biology of Aging, San Francisco, claims the secret to anti-ageing could lie with roundworms

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New research from Hillblom Center for the Biology of Aging, San Francisco, claims the secret to anti-ageing could lie with roundworms. Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon and...

Japan detected radioactive caesium in concentrations above the safety level in rice for the first time since the nuclear crisis began at the Fukushima plant

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Japan detected radioactive caesium in concentrations above the safety level in rice for the first time since the nuclear crisis began at the Fukushima...

A Canadian study published in British Medical Journal Open says that increasing use of the contraceptive pill is being linked with the rise of prostate cancer in men

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A Canadian study published in British Medical Journal Open says that increasing use of the contraceptive pill is being linked with the rise of...

Emmett Rauch, a 2-year-old toddler from Arizona who swallowed a tiny battery, has undergone multiple surgeries as doctors struggle to save his life

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Emmett Rauch, a 2-year-old toddler from Arizona who swallowed a tiny battery, has undergone multiple surgeries as doctors struggle to save his life. Emmett Rauch...

The map shows where the warheads are (in red), where the civilian nuclear power plants can be found (in green) and the location of labs and nuclear weapons plants (in blue)

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5,113 atomic warheads currently scattered across America and on U.S. submarines around the world, according to Mother Jones magazine. In 2009, President Barack Obama spoke...

Evelyn Lauder is best known as a champion of breast cancer research and for her role in creating the pink ribbon campaign

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Evelyn Lauder, the founder of pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness, has died at 75. Evelyn Lauder died at her home in Manhattan, New...

Eating plenty of cereals and whole grains could reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer, a study published in British Medical Journal says

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Eating plenty of cereals and whole grains could reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer, a study published in British Medical Journal says. Scientists from...

Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Lausanne have been created a real "mighty mouse" with double the normal muscle strength while looking for ways to treat age-related diseases

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Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Lausanne have been created a real "mighty mouse" with double the normal muscle strength while looking for...

Abiliti is a gastric pacemaker, the latest hi-tech device in the battle of obesity, which works as a stomach implant that tricks the brain into feeling ful

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Abiliti is a gastric pacemaker, the latest hi-tech device in the battle of obesity, which works as a stomach implant that tricks the brain...

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Skin Care Tips for Men - Start Caring for Your Skin Today It is simple to believe that only women need to consider good skin...

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Parents looking to find a baby monitor may be in for a surprise when they find out that it's not as easy as it...

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Menopause has been compared to child birth, neither are fun to endure.   There are a number of symptoms that can be overwhelming. Treatments frequently fail...

Prof. Chris Hutchison used N-acetyl cysteine to slow the ageing of cells taken from children with Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS)

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British researchers from Durham University have found a way of slowing down ageing in individual cells, which will be reflected in a future "forever...

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Buying a baby pushchair seems simple enough until you find out there are hundreds of models on the market.   In fact, there are so many...

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There certainly seems to be no shortage of skin care product lines that promise you the moon - no break-outs, clean, and healthy skin.   They'll...

A major British study found that taking aspirin regularly can reduce the long-term risk of cancer by 60 per cent

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A major British study found that taking aspirin regularly can reduce the long-term risk of cancer by 60%. Researchers found that aspirin can reduce the...

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Every woman living on the planet is going to go through menopause eventually.   It is just one of the things that makes a person female....

Dr Clyde Yancy from Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago says more people could live to the age of 100 by following seven simple steps to change their lifestyle

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Dr. Clyde Yancy, a cardiologist from Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago says more people could live to the age of 100 by following...

Giuliana Rancic underwent a double lumpectomy to treat her breast cancer

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The E! News host, Giuliana Rancic underwent a double lumpectomy as part of her breast cancer treatment. The procedure appears to have gone well...

Listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe melons death toll raised to 25 deaths across 12 states in US

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Listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe melons death toll raised to 25 deaths across 12 states in US. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...