You’ve probably heard that taking aspirin may lower your risk of heart attack. But taking aspirin to prevent pancreatic cancer?
Older mothers have a clear advantage over those who dive into the parenting pool at an earlier age.
The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.
Researchers found that women with higher levels of vitamin D in their blood were more likely to survive breast cancer than women with lower levels.
The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.
Go ahead — have that second cup of coffee.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
While weight loss surgery provides lasting results for some, it may also come with lasting issues affecting digestion and food tolerance.
Research has revealed that because of higher estrogen levels, women are more susceptible to cocaine addiction during their menstrual cycle.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
While there's no one way to smile successfully, a study explored how a handful of subtle factors can make or break a smile.
It's a chemical called titanium oxide, present in chewing gum, candy and even toothpaste, that's been shown to be harmful to the digestive system.
A new melatonin product called REMfresh helps people sleep longer and better than traditional melatonin pills do.
New research shows that cardiac arrests and intensive care unit transfers might happen in bunches, and for a reason.
Having a baby after your mid-30s helps to give you better brain power as you age and protects you from memory loss, researchers say.
The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.
The difference between getting an A instead of a B letter grade could be affected by higher iron levels in students who are more physically active.
In a study, perceived levels of intoxication increased by 51 percent among participants given a drink also labeled as an energy drink.
Wine drinkers may want to start rationing their daily dosage of Merlot. According to a new report, wine production has dropped due to global warming.
Both prickly pear and brown seaweed plants have medicinal properties that could prove beneficial for treating and even preventing these degenerative brain diseases.
This new treatment adds lasers to the mix, using a combination of laser and ultrasound technology to determine the presence or absence of cancer cells in the breast tissue.
When it comes to heartbreak, we could all benefit from a swearing session, according to a new study.
Have you ever walked into a room only to immediately forget why you're there? Here's what a new study suggests about working memory.
While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
After 12 months of web-based interventions, the study group saw their average systolic pressure drop closer to the normal blood pressure range.
New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.
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.
Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
It's a problem that's getting worse: Doctors are increasingly relying on computers to document their patients' visits, and issues with medical records persist.
There are very specific things that doctors should pay attention to when checking up on elderly patients.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
The researchers found a number of pregnancy-related complications that were associated with an elevated risk of developing autism after birth, like pre-eclampsia and birth asphyxia.
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.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
An Australian woman who was told she could never become pregnant recently gave birth to twin girls. But in an even more surprising twist,...
A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.
While the authors aren’t certain exactly why overweight women are more likely to give birth to babies with cerebral palsy, one theory is that these babies are more prone to asphyxia-related complications.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
A basic communication breakdown may be the culprit behind slower-healing wounds among older individuals, suggests a new study.
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.
Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.
There's an upward trend of older American women drinking more alcohol, and it continues to rise despite no known implications.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Melanoma deaths have climbed nationwide during a recent 10-year span, with only one region of the country seeing a decline.
Craving a late-night snack before bedtime? Check out these five easy foods that promote sleep.
The study, assessing risk-and-reward behavior among rats, may provide clues as to why some people prefer to live a steady, predictable life while others are more prone to taking chances.