Monkey research on childhood development has a long history, and one that is closely tied to criticism by animal rights activists.
It turns out two rare diseases—one viral and one genetic—are connected in an unexpected way.
Recently it seems the public isn't just turning to movie stars for entertainment—we're listening to their health advice.
The impact of early interventions can be so great that in some cases an autistic child who received therapy as a baby will no longer exhibit signs of the disorder by age 3.
This "fix it and forget it" method of birth control is not only easy to use, it's also highly effective for years at a time.
The disease that's killed more than 7,800 people across West Africa may have taken hold after a chance encounter last winter between a 2-year-old boy and wild bat in a hollowed-out tree.
Humans were designed to stand upright. And yet in this modern world, too many of us spend our days with our heads slumped over for a simple reason: we're staring at the tiny screen of a smartphone.
Police in south Florida have seen a growing number of cases of bizarre and uncontrollable behavior linked to a street drug called flakka, one of the newer chemicals in the booming category of synthetic or designer drugs.
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