Researchers have discovered that drinking more than three cups of coffee a day leads to a 66% greater chance of developing exfoliation glaucoma. The results of the study were published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and the researchers point out that it only affects coffee drinkers and...
In a rare birth defect, a female baby in India was born that has two heads. According to the Cygnus JK Hindu Hospital where she was born, the baby appears to only have one body and the two heads share everything below the neck. On Wednesday and India woman gave...
A new drug called Gammagard, made by Baxter International Inc has been shown to stop or delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease by up to three years, according to a new study. Doctors say that four patients who received the highest dose in early testing showed no decline on memory...
London, UK A group of scientist in the UK now think that some of the bad genes that modern humans have actually came from Neanderthals, like 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease.  Sriram Sankararaman leads a team that tested the genomes of 1004 adults and found that in some regions, modern humans actually...
Angelholm, Sweden- A 31-year-old Swedish science hobbyist, Richard Handl, was arrested for trying to split atoms on his apartment stove in Angelholm, Sweden, but only as a "hobby." According to the Associated Press, Handl stated that he has "always been interested in physics and chemistry." On his blog he stated that...
A kangaroo named Chuck thought to be a male, at the Barnaul Zoo in Siberia has surprised everyone by giving birth. The kangaroo birth process is shrouded in mystery still so zoo officials didn't know Chuck was pregnant or exactly when she gave birth, in fact, they only noticed...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, CDC, the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya is on the rise on Florida. The disease is spread from mosquitos to humans and then infected humans back to mosquitos. Symptoms of the virus include aching joints and arthritic-like pain which lasts can last for months. There...