Where does your city rank? Learn about the factors that determine what makes America's cities more or less active than others.
Johanna Watkins was diagnosed with MCAS, a rare immune disorder, in 2015, and with the diagnosis came several adjustments that needed to be made to she and her husband's everyday lives.
The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.
Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.
The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.
The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.
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.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
The findings go hand-in-hand with growing evidence that metabolism functions differently during the day when the body is active, as opposed to at night when it’s winding down.
Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.
Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.
Along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure, Lipoprotein(a) is another factor that should be checked at the doctor.
Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
Researchers of a new study recorded an almost 150 percent plunge in sodium intake from salty snacks and a more than 100 percent dive in sodium intake since the turn of the century.
Theres especially a risk for people aged 75 or older.
Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.
A new study reveals that the cognitive effects of lead exposure can last for decades.
Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.
A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.
Thanks to the acorn worm, humans may be one step closer to regenerating important parts of the body, a study suggests.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
Researchers are studying the effects of high doses of vitamin C, injected intravenously, on cancer cells in patients with pancreatic and lung cancer.
When it comes to preventing migraines in children, sugar pills may work just as well as some prescription medications, a new study suggests.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
A new understanding of the root cause of acne, specifically how we house the bacteria that trigger inflammation, could help to develop new treatments.
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.
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.
While there is still considerable debate over the health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study measuring heart activity of e-cigarette users may be tipping the scale.
The study showed that sixty-eight percent of of patients with bipolar depression improved with bright light therapy versus only 22 percent of patients on the placebo box.
For women who hit early onset puberty or never bear children, the risk of experiencing early or premature menopause is much greater.
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.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
The research may have vast therapeutic implications if the age-reversement treatment can be transferred to humans.
Good news in the fight against childhood obesity — chubby babies are on the decline, according to a study from the CDC.
Melanoma deaths have climbed nationwide during a recent 10-year span, with only one region of the country seeing a decline.
An anonymous survey of more than 1,800 pilots found that 13.5 percent of the pilots were depressed.
Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.
A new study found that a significant number of patients aren't taking their medication as directed two years after discharge.
In most cases, those affected are children with extremely frizzy, dry and generally light blonde hair.
Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.
Here's why you may want to rethink that glass of wine before bed.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
Four machines and about a dozen workers in a Chinese factory were reassigned for a week to make 1,000 sippy cups for Ben Carter, who suffers from autism.
Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.
The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.
A cheap and effective preventative for infant eczema has been discovered, and there’s a good chance it’s already in your medicine cabinet.