Pregnant women with clotting disorders are often prescribed daily doses of a blood-thinner in a bid to prevent a miscarriage or other complications. But a long-term clinical trial has found that the therapy is ineffective in most cases.
A research team at the University of Iowa has created a vaccine whose key ingredient, normally used in cancer vaccines, could be effective in provoking natural immune responses that combat dust mite allergies.
A psychedelic experience offered at Victoria's Aberdeen Hospital in a semi-dark room filled with what appears to be colourful bubble-making machines and projector-images of flowers and stars is helping patients in their recovery.
Inspired by studies about which nations are the happiest, economists at Warwick University in the U.K. performed one of their own, concluding that countries whose population bears the most genetic resemblance to Denmark are the happiest.
When Irum Khan rushed into her daughter Amelia's room in the dead of the night to respond to her cries, she was alarmed to find blood running down the three-year-old's face. A nosebleed turned out to be the culprit.
The pungent odour of rotten eggs and human flatulence is a compound called hydrogen sulfide, and researchers at the University of Exeter say it could hold the key to treating diabetes, stroke, heart attack and dementia.
It's not the rain, nor the temperature, humidity, barometric pressure or wind direction that's causing your lower back pain, according to a new study that refutes the association between the pain symptoms and inclement weather.
So-called "fire therapy", which proponents claim can cure stress, indigestion, infertility and even cancer, has been used for hundreds of years and recently garnered a blaze of attention in Chinese media.