Patch Designed to Help Damaged Hearts

A patch has been designed that regenerates cardiac muscle damaged by a heart attack or heart failure.

Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Death

New results from the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort have found that sleep apnea is associated with a high risk of death.

New Genes for Schizophrenia Revealed

Researchers have discovered new genes linked to schizophrenia.

Possible Sleep Gene Identified

In a recent study done by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, researchers used fruit flies to identify a gene that controls sleep.

Fat Around the Heart May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Researchers say that having fat around the heart may even be worse than having a high body mass index.

Doctors Warn That Texting May Kill You

Earlier this week, ER doctors issued AWTTW, which is text lingo for “a word to the wise” about the dangers of texting while doing your daily routines.

Bone Density May Help Determine Risk of Breast Cancer

A woman’s bone mineral density may be helpful in determining the risk of breast cancer, a new study finds.

Wearable Kidney Could Help Millions of People

Two researchers at UCLA have designed a peritoneal, wearable kidney that could replace the failing organs of a patient.

Licking Your Wounds May Help Them Heal Faster

Scientists have discovered a compound found in human saliva that can heal wounds quickly.

Viagra May Now Be Used To Help Women

Viagra has been used to help many men with sexual dysfunction problems, but now a study has shown that it may be useful to women that experience sexual problems while taking antidepressants.

Tobacco Plant Could Be Used To Fight Cancer

Scientists at Stanford University are trying to grow a new cancer vaccine and are looking to use the plant that has caused millions of people to develop cancer.

Design For New Needle Based On Mosquito

A new needle has been designed by researchers that is based on the mosquito.

Study Shows Food Diary Can Double Weight Loss

Most of us have been on the diet roller coaster more than once in our lives. Diet pills, miracle exercise machines, fat diets; they are all part of our daily lives. While we're all looking for the quick weight loss diet solution to everything, the sad news is that there isn't one.

Physical Activity of Children Is Dropping

The physical activity of children has dropped from age 9 to age 15, says a study done by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NASA Wants Your Urine

If you're in the area at the Johnson Space Center, stop by at 2200 Space Park and donate your urine for a good cause.

New Study Finds That Tired People May Sound Drunk

Have you gotten enough sleep lately? Well pull out that cot, because according to a new study, sleep deprived people may sound drunk.

SIDS May Be Linked To Serotonin Levels

New research has shown that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) may be caused by an imbalance in serotonin.

New Laser Can Target Single Cells in Surgery

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a "microscalpel" that targets individual cells while preserving other cells around the target area.

Surfing May Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

Researchers have found that surfing may be the key to prolonging the life of people suffering from cystic fibrosis.

New Worries With HPV Vaccine?

Gardasil, a vaccine designed to prevent the HPV (human papillomavirus) virus has been causing some uproar lately.