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A large team of American researchers has successfully completed the first step toward developing a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
And if he's correct, treatments could modulate reward-seeking behavior, and may be useful in treating addiction, as well as sleep and anxiety disorders.
Having the right music playing as you sit down for that first bite of family dinner this holiday season could make the food more palatable, psychologists from Oxford University claim.
Even though it is one of the most common procedures performed on older adults, the majority of those that would benefit the most from gallbladder removal are not having the surgery.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending a new policy which would allow gay men to donate blood provided they have not been sexually active for at least a year.
A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a drug used to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) called riluzole can prevent cognitive decline in lab rats, and could lead to effective treatments in humans.
It may not come as a surprise to some of us, but it is a wakeup call nonetheless: children’s academic performance appears to be significantly affected by their diet, a recent study has found.
Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).
There's more behind it than drug money and an over-abundance of testosterone.
People who live with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) might have new answers regarding their frustrating mental health condition, thanks to a new study.
A new Facebook application could help bring e-learning closer to an actual classroom environment by monitoring the emotional states of students and notifying teachers when those individuals are having a rough day.
Diseases that run rampant in one part of the world are well-contained in other parts and a new study from an international team of researchers has found that latitude and healthcare spending of a location play a large role in the prevalence of bacterial infections.
Researchers have reportedly developed the first successful vaccination against a condition similar to Mad Cow Disease that affects deer – a discovery that could not only help prevent US livestock from contracting the ailment, but could help prevent similar infections in humans.
The same device that helps keep you from getting lost on long trips has inspired scientists to track the metal ions in enzymes essential for metabolism and the synthesis of biological product.
Well-meaning family members who are critical of a relative’s weight could be doing more harm than good, new research suggests.
From candy canes to special flavored coffees to any number of seasonal products, peppermint is all over the place during the holiday season. Now it's also on redOrbit. (Our colors are red and white.)
The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
If you've ever wondered, "Where on Earth did I put my dentures?" there's now a scientific reason behind why you did it.
The secret to combating AIDS and the HIV virus could lie in one of the last places you would ever think to look: the immune systems of llamas.
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