Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women, puts women who develop the condition at risk for Type 2 diabetes
If you ever travel to outer space, bring a sleep mask. A new report shows astronauts often face sleep deprivation, fatigue and off-kilter circadian rhythms.
We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...
The next time you think about passing on sex because you’re too tired, you may want to reconsider. A new study shows sex and sleep go hand in hand.
Breast cancer is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer in women, and the risk grows the more someone drinks alcohol, a new report found.
Mothers-to-be who are worried about their child developing asthma early in life may want to up their vitamin D intake, a new study suggests.
A new study on your body’s internal clock could lead to innovative new treatments for obesity.
Dirty money often refers to money obtained illegally, but it turns out that it can be taken far more literally.
When a healthy diet can’t provide all you need to fight dull, listless or weak and thinning tresses, consider adding a biotin supplementation into your daily routine.
A study found that adults who ate dark chocolate one to three times a month were 10 to 20 percent less likely to develop atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat.
Multiple studies involving aquatic facilities across the U.S. found incidence of people falling ill from exposure to bacteria that lingers even in pools that are chemically treated.
Don't simply be swayed by that high SPF rating when choosing a sunscreen.
A new study found that obese individuals have double the risk of heart failure and a 50 percent heightened risk of coronary heart disease.
With the Alzheimer's death rate continuing to spike in the U.S., the quality of care that Alzheimer's patients are getting is a major concern.
In a study of people with stage II colon cancer, those who ate tree nuts slashed their chance of cancer recurrence and death roughly in half.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
Fruit juice is often high in sugar, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines for its consumption at a young age.
A new study explores the various ways we cook mushrooms and what impact each method has on their nutritional value.
The recipient was a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago due to complications after a ritual circumcision.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.
Survival rates for women diagnosed with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body are increasing two-fold.
Is your office culture causing you to mindlessly snack throughout the day and pack on the pounds as a result?
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.
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
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.
A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
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.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
It's a condition thats prevalent among women of all ages.
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.
We spoke with author and activist Gessie Thompson about her 14-year struggle with fibroids and how the disorder inspired her to take action by helping other women heal.
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
While most cases of ingesting the parasite have been in Japan, people in other countries are also at risk.
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.
Go ahead — have that second cup of coffee.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.