With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.
When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Among children with underlying medical conditions, the seasonal vaccine cut the risk of death by more than half.
Researchers are studying why babies in Denmark, Japan and Germany cry the least over the first 12 weeks of life, whereas babies in Canada, England and Italy cry more.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
The study subjects who suffered from gum disease showed a 12 percent higher risk of premature death, and those who lost teeth at any point were 17 percent more likely to die early.
The new research sheds light on the complex variables that make a good match for organ donation.
Here's why certain songs get stuck in your head, and what researchers suggest can cure 'last song' syndrome.
While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.
Are the British onto something with this tangy food spread?
The new study suggests that cancer essentially thrives in an environment full of fatty tissue.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
For the first time in eight years, a paralyzed man in Cleveland, Ohio fed himself dinner with the help of an innovative brain implant.
A new playlist contains songs that measure at 100 beats per minute, which is the same rate that first responders are told to administer CPR.
There's a 48-hour period after sex during which couples bond and are more satisfied with their relationship, a new study finds.
The brain games showed much promise not just in treating the symptoms of depression, but in actually creating a shift in the cognitive function in the brain.
A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.
There's an upward trend of older American women drinking more alcohol, and it continues to rise despite no known implications.
The study authors found a particular grievance with a common characteristic of cookbooks: using the duration of cooking in place of an internal temperature reading.
In a study, participants who were lonely were 39 percent more likely to report higher severity of their cold symptoms than those who were not.
Researchers noticed a unique pattern of brain activity among children who later achieved higher academic success.
Children in a study who were breastfed for six months did show lower rates of hyperactivity and better problem solving skills by age three, but when the children turned five, those differences dissipated.
Typically, people are treated for PTSD after symptoms start to emerge, but this study was the first to focus on therapeutic intervention before their onset.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.
The researchers studied 300 volunteers who all previously reported high salt intake and sleep-related problems.
A new study reveals that the cognitive effects of lead exposure can last for decades.
In a session at the American College of Physicians’ Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego this week, Dr. Douglas S. Paauw stressed the importance of heeding medication warnings from the FDA.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.
While women performed better than men during the olfactory testing, a significant association was found for women between the odor identification and their overall social lives.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
Researchers explored the connection between waist-to-hip ratio and cancers, such as pancreatic and bowel, with Ovarian cancer posing the highest threat.
Older mothers have a clear advantage over those who dive into the parenting pool at an earlier age.
Lorcaserin is a prescription weight loss pill that works by altering the brain’s serotonin circuitry, and now it's been shown to reduce opioid cravings in animal tests.
Previous studies have linked poor air ventilation and quality with physical ailments, but it turns out it also affects cognitive function and worker productivity.
A new poll found that 9 out of 10 Americans feel compelled to constantly check their notifications, and one-fifth claim their smartphone is a significant source of stress.
The FDA believes that evidence it has gathered since 2011 regarding breast cancer cases is enough to warrant a new designation for the rare type of T-cell lymphoma that can occur following breast implants.
Between the ages of 10 and 14 for girls, and the ages of 12 and 16 for boys, is a crucial time in their physical development.
Though the Tsimane have other health issues, their low risk for heart disease made a new record.
The study showed that even those with low bone mass can naturally improve the density of their bones without resorting to clinical or medical methods.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
After 12 months of web-based interventions, the study group saw their average systolic pressure drop closer to the normal blood pressure range.
African Americans produce more sulfide-producing bacteria in their colon, which can alter DNA and ultimately lead to cancer.
The authors hypothesized that long-term effects of cancer treatments may be to blame.