Survival rates for women diagnosed with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body are increasing two-fold.
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
New research that studied the effect of flushing blocked fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil was promising for women dealing with infertility due to this issue.
After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.
A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.
These findings are extra relevant because African Americans already are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack.
Older physicians are tied to a higher death rate among hospital patients, shows a new study.
In a study, Mexican-American students with larger hippocampus brain areas had heightened sensitivity to depressive symptoms.
Researchers created a mussel-based glue that also led to a healthier functioning of skin cells after a wound had healed.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
The breakthrough puts the researchers on pace to make a tremendous impact on patients with genetic disease.
Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.
Why are women serial apologizers, and how do we stop saying 'sorry' for unnecessary offenses?
Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
Overall, women are twice as likely to develop PTSD than men.
In studying ways to reduce maternal mortality from childbirth hemorrhaging, a group of researchers revisited tranexamic acid, a drug invented in the 1960s by a Japanese woman.
In a study, perceived levels of intoxication increased by 51 percent among participants given a drink also labeled as an energy drink.
When the researchers considered other factors that could have contributed to mental illness, the connection between smoking and severe mental illness was no longer strong.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-year-old teen from Mexico, was determined to create the cancer-detecting bra, called "Eva," after witnessing his own mother's struggle with breast cancer.
On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.
Rates of cervical cancer actually remain at the same level until the age of 85, after which disease incidence begins to drop sharply.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
Despite the associated stigma, talking to ourselves is partially what makes us human.
Can't remember to take the pill everyday? Here's an overview of alternate birth control devices and methods that may work better for you.
For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.
How often do you replace your skin care and makeup products? Here's why you should stick to the expiration dates and avoid using testers in stores.
Vital Updates spoke with Miss USA Deshauna Barber about her lesser known role in the Army Reserves, what it's like to be a woman in the military, and what she thinks of the controversial show "Thirteen Reasons Why."
You may want to think twice the next time you send your pooch to the doghouse.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.
Researchers discovered that regular administration of THC among mice led to a significant reversal in the natural aging process of the brain.
The researchers had conducted previous experiments on mice using CRISPR/Cas9 but with less impressive results.
The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.
The more breast milk the infants received, the more closely their gut’s microbiome resembled their mother’s.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
More and more children in the U.S. are experiencing eyesight problems but aren't getting the corrective care they need.
It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.
The autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.
Although in a computerized format, digital books show no advantage compared to print books when it comes to children learning from them.
A study found that incorporating just 10 minutes of meditation into one's daily routine could help to greatly reduce wandering thoughts and improve focus.
While the scientists were focused on the ages of the fathers, the children’s social skills were affected for children with both younger and older fathers.
Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.
According to experts, worrying the right amount is better than not worrying at all.
The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.
The association between face shape and tuberculosis susceptibility could be a genetic modification finding its roots in the genes that determine left-handedness, the study said.
Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with a condition known as tetralogy of Fallot, commonly referred to as having a hole in one’s heart.
Whole grain foods are great sources of fiber and nutrients for the body, but antibiotics were found to neutralize these benefits.
Babies aren't born racist, but a new study reveals their bias towards people of their own race as early as six months of age.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
A study found that home-monitoring systems often failed to record an accurate measurement of blood pressure, which could lead physicians to mistakenly believe a patient’s numbers are better than they appear.
The discovery of a peptide in the frog slime is a potentially important one to global public health.
Here are five simple ways to check for melanoma, the most common form of skin cancer.
While it may sound daunting, a 10-step Korean skincare routine is doable with the right knowledge and products.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
German researchers gathered data from 3,000 people at Oktoberfest to study the effects of binge drinking on the heart.
Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.
Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine identified a specific protein in the plasma of umbilical cord blood that increased cognitive functioning in animal studies.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A study found that those who consumed artificially sweetened beverages on a daily basis were about three times as likely to experience a stroke or develop dementia compared to people who consumed diet drinks less frequently.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
A newly-tested artificial womb could save babies born extremely prematurely, according to a study published in journal Nature Communications.
Dina Kimmel is the dedicated mother behind the We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, a place that gives children with autism a fun and safe place to learn and explore.
A new report shows illegal pot use is up significantly in states with medical marijuana laws, compared to those without them.
The 3D bioprinting allows for the patch to be a close match to heart tissue structure.
It's vital to run pilot programs in these three countries to see if a malaria vaccine program could become functional.
The FDA just approved a device called gammaCore that targets the vagus nerve to treat debilitating cluster headaches.
Utilizing virtual reality to assess the muscles used in maintaining balance could lead to new therapies to help the elderly avoid falling.
After consuming tapeworms under the supervision of an American physician, a four-year-old boy with autism saw improvements in his behavior and cognitive functioning.
The scientists' success in animal trials may suggest strawberry extract as a curative remedy for breast cancer, although many more studies would need to be done before extrapolating to humans.
A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.
Oxytocin is a feel-good hormone, so researchers are studying its effects as a drug addiction treatment.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.