By Andrew Joseph, STAT
What if you could trick your brain into thinking you weren't thirsty in the first place without ingesting a single drop of water, or make yourself believe you are thirsty when you are not?…
By Justin Scuiletti
Army officials toured Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Wednesday to inspect and monitor repairs at the facility, which has been criticized for poor conditions and patient care. The Army's surgeon general and a veterans advocate debate the medical center's…
By PBS NewsHour
A new study released Monday shows that exposure to a common ingredient in plastic bottles and packaging can cause male mice to act like females. The lead author of the study discusses its significance for humans.
The brain is a stubborn organ. When faced with a roadblock, it works to find another way. It fumbles to repair itself. Researchers have found new evidence of the brain's ability to adapt to injuries by studying the spinal cord…
This year's Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to a trio of scientists who modify genes in mice. One of the recipients, Mario Capecchi, professor of biology and human genetics at the University of Utah, discusses his award-winning work.
In new studies published by three independent teams of scientists, skin cells of mice were successfully converted into stem cells. Specialists explain what the findings mean for human stem cell research and the potential for bypassing the controversial use of…
A new tool for medical research, the Allen Brain Atlas, provides a three-dimensional catalog of all the genes active in the brain and has revealed clues to diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's, as well as conditions such…
A recent study discovered that an antioxidant called resveratrol found in red wine made obese mice live longer and healthier lives. This was the first study to reveal the resveratrol has survival benefits in a mammal and could be applied…
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