The disease can present, progress and respond to treatments differently in men and women
A new paper argues the condition now known as “dissociative identity disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality
Big or small, the teeth or carnivorous dinosaurs were adapted to a particular method of shredding flesh
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Last month, amid the hubbub surrounding alleged voter-roll irregularities across the U.S., registration paperwork was mailed to a deceased goldfish in the Chicago suburbs by the name of Princess Nudelman.
It's been a frustrating discrepancy in health for more than a decade: Young women who suffer heart attacks and go to the hospital for treatment have been twice as likely to die as young men.
The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5–4 decision today ruled that the Navy does not have to consider the effect of sonar on whales when training with sonar off the coast of California.
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Hospitals are increasingly using electronic-monitoring equipment to track patients, employees and medical devices to prevent them from going the way of the Junior Mint Seinfeld ’s Kramer infamously dropped into an open surgical patient.
Want to know how bad the flu is in your state? Ask Google .
The all-knowing search engine has a new tool, Google Flu Trends, that estimates U.S.
It's been only two months since the American Heart Association (AHA) recommended routine screening of cardiac patients for depression, and already those guidelines are being shot down.
Editor's Note: Last month, we published a review and slide show of Doctor Atomic , the opera about J. Robert Oppenheimer and the development of the atomic bomb at Los Alamos.
Think you deleted that sensitive data before selling your PC? Think again.
More than half of people who toss computers in the garbage or sell them are leaving sensitive data on their hard drives, making it possible that a snoop could steal their identities, according to a paper to be published early next year in the International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry .
Human displacement and the accompanying decline in sanitation is often a recipe for a disease outbreak, and the latest fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is no different.
So long, Mars Lander.
The NASA robot’s $475-million mission is over, after increasingly cold weather and diminishing sun on Mars got the better of the lander, which relied on sunlight to recharge its solar battery, scientists said yesterday.
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