A controversial scientific research connecting the disabling condition of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) to a mouse leukaemia retrovirus has been retracted by the journal Science owing to allegations that the research data has been manipulated.
Orphaned children may be more prone to changes in how their immune systems and brains develop than children raised by their parents, a new study suggests.
Michele Bachmann had yet another oops moment on Nov. 30 when she argued that she would remove the U.S. embassy from Iran if she were president. The problem? America hasn't had an embassy in Iran since 1980. Here, watch the GOP presidential hopeful's top ten gaffes, from her confusion about Libya to the founding fathers.
Diphtheria and polio are generally thought of as historical relics, diseases to go along with consumption as plot devices for period piece movies and historical fiction novels. For some kids, though, these bacterial menaces could become very much a part of a modern life.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that autistic children had 67 percent more neurons in the prefrontal cortex and heavier brains compared to typical children.
A UC San Diego study shows autistic children have an average of 67 percent more brain cells, with significantly heavier brains than their normally developing peers. The excess of brain cells in the prefrontal cortex suggest autism begins in the womb, not (as previously imagined) in infancy or toddlerhood. Extra brain cells cause autistic kids to have too much of a good thing.
Phoenix Jones, the Seattle superhero, loses job following his arrest last month.
We are born pre-wired for mental illness
An extradition treaty with the United States is not biased against British criminal suspects, a judge-led review said on Tuesday, dealing a blow to campaigners fighting to stop a computer hacker being sent to stand trial in America.
In a law suit representing more than 350 organizations, the Center For Food Safety has demanded that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration require companies to label foods that have been genetically modified.
California governor Jerry Brown signs law requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapies.
Voice-activated personal assistant Siri could revolutionize the way we use our mobile phones. But how would Apple's new voice technology perform on the iPad?
While the high U.S. unemployment rate is an ongoing challenge for many people, Illinois-based Aspiritech, a nonprofit, seeks a particular group of adults to test a new software -- those with Autism.
Governor announced plan that will track child obesity throughout the state.
An 8-year-old autistic boy who disappeared on Monday morning in Southern California was found safe after more than 24 hours in the San Bernardino Mountains.
After attacking Gov. Rick Perry's move to mandate Gardasil, an HPV vaccine, for 6th grade girls in Texas, Rep. Michele Bachmann implied the vaccination could cause mental retardation.