A common statin drug taken by millions of Americans to lower their cholesterol level also may reverse certain types of learning deficits, according to a new study in mice
Plug Power's stock plunged 16% in premarket trade after the fuel cell technology company reported a wider-than-expected loss while sales rose less than forecast.
A team of doctors rushed to central India on Wednesday after at least 12 women died and dozens of others fell ill following sterilization surgeries in a free, nationwide program aimed at limiting births in the world's second-most populous nation, officials said.
In a new review of randomized controlled trials, people on the Atkins, Zone, and Weight Watchers diets all lose a similar amount of weight over the first year and gain some back later on.
The chief of the European Union's executive has called for more tax harmonization to counter the sort of sweet deal practices that countries like his own Luxembourg have used to attract multinationals and the super-rich.
Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests.
Susquehanna Bancshares' stock surged 34% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the Lititz, Penn.-based bank said it agreed to be acquired by BB&T Corp. in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.5 billion.
Maine's once mighty textile manufacturing industry is getting somewhat of a revival thanks to a women's clothing designer that has relocated to Biddeford from New York City.
Nurses across the United States will stage protest rallies and strikes on Wednesday over what they say is insufficient protection for health workers dealing with patients possibly stricken with the deadly Ebola virus.