One of the greatest French leaders Napoleon Bonaparte rightly believed that "it is the cause, and not the death, that makes the martyr.” In his historic perspective those leaders become immortal who live and die for ...

(Reuters Health) - Research examining gun violence, and the funding to support it, significantly lags behind what would typically be expected for a major cause of death, according to a new study.The amount of research ...

An 18-month-old toddler who died after he was found unconscious in a Harlem drug treatment center appears to have died of natural causes, police sources said Wednesday. Daniel Dosette was found unresponsive inside the ...

Credit: Lou Anna/Pixabay It’s a safe bet that dyslexics and non-dyslexics have different patterns of brain activity while reading. The real questions are, how do these patterns differ and do the differences shed any ...

Last year, a single star found fame. It consistently made headlines and even appeared on "Saturday Night Live" and "The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert." The star (often referred to as Tabby's star) is located ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet says. It said that about 10 per cent of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests.About 10% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study ...

DENVER — In terms of bang for the buck, there was no bigger loser in the November elections than liberal billionaire Tom Steyer, who beat his own individual federal spending record but failed to break .500 when it ...

Despite being one of the leading causes of death in the United States, gun violence remains one of the country’s least studied and most underfunded public health crises, a study released Tuesday found.  While gun ...

Roman Catholic Bishop Fred Henry has resigned from his position with the Diocese of Calgary, citing medical reasons. The outspoken and often controversial bishop spent 19 years as the city's leading Catholic authority. ...

For a decade now, astronomers have been puzzled by a phenomena called "fast radio bursts." These FRBs are what they sound like -- split-second radio signals -- and they're coming from a mysterious source (or sources) ...

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new study links the activity of certain genes to a premenstrual mood disorder that affects 2 to 5 percent of women of reproductive age. The disorder, known as premenstrual ...

Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) is often under diagnosed and under treated according to research findings. The researchers examined genetic variants causing familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and compared their ...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a term for many health conditions that affect a person's lungs on a chronic basis. The condition causes airflow obstruction, and this impacts a person's ability to get enough ...

For more than a year, the body of the tiny woman was kept in a freezer in the District medical examiner’s morgue. She was white and had green eyes. Her hair was brown and gray, cut in short curls. She was ...

It’s a sad fact: sometimes when you drink red wine, a headache ensues. It’s the opposite reaction you’re looking for, but it happens. Not everyone experiences them ― some folks deal with it more than others. ...

Migrants barricaded staff inside a reception center in northern Italy in a protest over living conditions there after the death of a young woman, officials said.The 25-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast died ...

For two years, Tyler Boone has grown his hair out with one goal in mind: to cut it and donate it to his friend who lost her hair. According to ABC Action News WFTS, Boone’s friend Gabby Ruiz has alopecia, a disorder ...

Scientists who combined an on-the-ground look at stream gauge data and an above-the-ground view from satellites have determined that as the Earth warms, the threat of flooding is growing in the northern half of the ...

Okay, so Miley Cyrus has seriously been winning our hearts lately. She’s been putting out so much positivity into the world via social media and advocating for some pretty amazing causes. And now, like a true hero, ...