Three reports describe how age-related defects in the muscle and brain of the mouse may be reversed by circulating through them the blood from young mice.
As baby boomer generation enters old age, U.S. elderly population will increase substantially and comprise a larger percentage of the general population over the next 40 years.
A small new study offers proof of concept in treating boys who have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy with Viagra and Cialis, which both inhibit the enzyme phosphodiesterase type 5.
The CDC says half of all disabled Americans do not exercise, a problem which is leading to adverse health effects for these individuals.
Virologists discover that MERS viruses isolated from camels and humans in the same region are nearly identical in genetic sequence, suggesting that camels transmit the deadly virus to humans, likely through eye and nose discharges.
The devastating, crippling poliovirus has made a comeback in the Middle East and Africa, sparking a very high level of concern in U.S. health officials who warn that a return of the disease is only an international flight away.
The White House announced the latest enrollment numbers and cost projections for Obamacare and predicts that premiums will not increase substantially since the enrollment is high in both numbers and diversity.
New treatment option approved for sleep apnea patients that cannot use CPAP will consist of fully implanted pacemaker-like stimulator.
Obese individuals that do not exhibit cardiovascular disease symptoms may still show early plaque buildup in their arteries.
According to a new report by the World Health Organization, antimicrobial resistance poses a major public health threat and may throw the global population into a post-antibiotic era marked by common infections and minor injuries becoming lethal.