"We wanted to know what variables influence the microbial ecosystems in our homes, and the biggest difference we've found so far is whether you own a dog," said Dr. Rob Dunn, co-author of the new study.
An advertisement for Dove has been seen 114 million times, making it the most successful internet video ad of all time.
"I was in disbelief," said the study's senior author William Jacobs, whose findings were published in the journal Nature Communications. "Vitamin C kills tuberculosis."
The patient worked at a stonemason's workshop, where in April a machine used to cut stone severely damaged his face and crushed his upper jaw. An effort to restore his own face failed, doctors said.
Vermont is now the fourth state to have legalized physician-assisted suicide, after Oregon, Washington and Montana, signing a bill on the issue Tuesday.
The idea is spearheaded by Bob Pack, a former AOL and NetZero executive whose 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter were struck and killed by a driver under the influence of alcohol and prescription pills.
In a study published in the May issue of the journal Arthritis Care & Research, researchers determined people of European descent often inherit toe deformities including bunions.
The agency's first comprehensive analysis of disorders among youth aged 3 to 17 revealed childhood mental illness affects up to one in five children and costs $247 billion per year.
A survey by market research company YouGov suggests seven out of 10 women in Great Britain would opt for the same procedure if tests showed they too had a high chance of developing breast cancer.
A Florida man out of the Tampa area has been arrested and is facing first-degree murder charges after tricking his pregnant girlfriend into taking abortion pills, causing her to lose the baby she was carrying.
Scientists may have just found a way to calm down the Tony Montana's of the world. Their solution? Simply zap their brains with lasers until they don't want cocaine anymore.
The Georgia women who suffered severe limb damage from a flesh eating bacteria now has new hands that can help her live a normal life.
More than 500,000 facilities across the nation would be affected by the new rules, which update regulations issued in 1998, that gave oversight of child-care businesses mainly to states.
The researchers infected mosquitoes with the most deadly form of malaria parasite. Then they then placed about 100 of the infected blood-suckers into a container with nylon stockings that had been worn for 20 hours.
New research carried out by a scientific team at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom suggests math skills and other cognitive functions may be improved by stimulating the brain with an electrical impulse.