How much would you spend on a light bulb that lasts 20 years and barely sips electricity? Dutch manufacturer Philips is banking on $60 each bulb, at least for now.
New findings suggest that the antidepressant Lexapro might make hot flashes a little less of a nuisance to women -- adding to the mixed bag of results regarding that drug's effect on menopause symptoms.
U.S. health regulators said consumer products that use nanotechnology may have unknown effects on the human body, and advised food and cosmetic companies to further study the safety of these tiny particles.
The Italian professor who led an experiment which initially appeared to challenge one of the fundaments of modern physics by showing particles moving faster than the speed of light, has resigned after the finding was overturned earlier this month.
Dead dinosaurs likely didn't explode after purification, leaving scattered bones for archeologists to find millions of years later, according to one research group.
Cancer is killing younger people in India and affecting far more poor and less-educated villagers than wealthier, better-educated urban people, researchers reported on Wednesday.
We've pickled it, desiccated it, drilled it, mummified it, chopped it and sliced it over centuries, yet as the most complex entity in the known universe, the human brain remains a mysterious fascination.
The development of a novel antidepressant ground to a halt this week when researchers found it did not make patients feel any better than the pills they were already taking.
Tuberculosis reached its lowest levels in the United States since 1953, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.
Lawmakers are investigating three pharmacies in Maryland and North Carolina accused of passing critical drugs in short supply directly to wholesalers, who are likely to profit from the scarcity of life-saving medicines, rather than to the patients that need them.
The Supreme Court rejected two patents on a method for monitoring a patient's blood to determine the best dosage for a drug, a decision that may affect the profitability of personalized medicine.
Three new studies published on Wednesday added to growing scientific evidence suggesting that taking a daily dose of aspirin can help prevent, and possibly treat, cancer.
A U.S. law requiring large graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging and advertising does not violate the free speech rights of tobacco companies, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday.
New research suggests neutrinos that appeared to break a basic law of physics by travelling faster than the speed of light kept within the universal speed limit after all.
Pfizer, the world's largest drug maker, is scheduled to appear in court in May over Celebrex, a drug Bingham Young University and researcher Dr. Daniel Simmons claim royalties that could amount to millions to a billion dollars.
Wolly mammoths last roamed the Earth 10,000 years ago, but a team of Korean and Russian scientists announced their plan to bring the giant mammal back to life, like the fictional 1993 film that brought back dinosaurs.
Burger aficionados will be able to sink their teeth into a $330,000 burger by October, if researchers have their way
In the search for an explanation of why a U.S. soldier left his base in Afghanistan at night and killed 16 civilians in their homes, some experts have raised the possibility that mental illness or a brain injury played a role in the massacre.
The fight against drugs got a little more interesting after a Canadian research group found that prescribing heroin to junkies may be more cost effective than standard methadone treatments.
Chemotherapy - a grueling treatment of cancer-busting chemicals - could become less toxic for patients based on new research into how cells shuttle the drugs inside.