Using MRI technology, researchers are able to analyze blood flow to the part of the brain responsible for language and speech.
See which ingredient the plaintiffs claim to be harmful to skin.
Setting a goal that's realistic is the best way to achieve it, study says.
A recent study found that “chemo-brain” hinders chemotherapy patients after treatment.
Manipulating these cells may be the key to preserving organs and fighting the aging process.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Parental obesity has an alarming impact on children's developing fine motor and social skills.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
Placing small objects in your ear canal can potentially damage this sensitive area.
Cancer rates have dropped to their lowest levels in more than two decades.
Researchers have confirmed a long-ago speculated fact about this vital organ.
A new study may shed some light on why we get so passionate about politics.
While weight loss surgery provides lasting results for some, it may also come with lasting issues affecting digestion and food tolerance.
The promising results of Phase III clinical trials for the drug Ocrelizumab revealed a significant decline in disease progression in human subjects.
2016 was filled with health and wellness stories that informed and inspired our readers to lead healthier, more productive lives.
A study says people who experience poverty in childhood are more apt to have psychological challenges as adults.
By making small, achievable tweaks in how you think and interact with others on a daily basis, you can make a stress-free New Year that much more real.
In the wake of Christmas, as families celebrate the coming new year, a curious phenomenon occurs – mortality rates spike to the highest levels of the year.
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds died just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s passing.
New research shows that cardiac arrests and intensive care unit transfers might happen in bunches, and for a reason.
Melanoma deaths have climbed nationwide during a recent 10-year span, with only one region of the country seeing a decline.
The sudden and shocking death of Carrie Fisher has put the topic of heart disease back center stage in women’s health.
When it comes to brain development, scientists say there is no final maturity — our brains are constantly changing as we age.
If you’ve ever had a teacher or boss who told you to stop scribbling on your papers, you’ve just been vindicated.
Researchers found that the brains of people with dyslexia have a diminished ability to adapt to repeated input — a trait also known as neural adaptation.
A study found that teens are 48 percent more likely to get involved in a serious fight if a friend had engaged in the same behavior.
According to doctors, cutting the umbilical cord 30 seconds too soon could deprive the child of receiving a life-giving surge of placental blood.
Scientists have unlocked a longstanding mystery that may have important ramifications on maternal and infant health.
A paper published in JAMA Cardiology shows that people with HIV have almost double the risk of heart attack than people who do not have the disease.
A cheap and effective preventative for infant eczema has been discovered, and there’s a good chance it’s already in your medicine cabinet.
Finnish researchers found that men who used a sauna four to seven times a week were 66 percent less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.
Double mastectomies when cancer is present in only one breast, also known as contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, or CPM, have skyrocketed in recent years.
The research may have vast therapeutic implications if the age-reversement treatment can be transferred to humans.
An anonymous survey of more than 1,800 pilots found that 13.5 percent of the pilots were depressed.
New clues about the lives of cavemen are giving scientists a better idea of their eating habits and hygiene routine.
You’ve probably heard that taking aspirin may lower your risk of heart attack. But taking aspirin to prevent pancreatic cancer?
Researchers found that pregnancy reduces gray matter in certain areas of the brain, helping the woman bond with her new baby and prepare for motherhood.
There aren’t any differences between optimists and pessimists when it comes to hearing bad news, a new study suggests.
Is it possible to sleep off the effects of traumatic events? A new study tries to answer that question.
Elderly people treated by female physicians in the hospital are less likely to die than those treated by male doctors, a study found.
Cholesterol-busting drugs known as statins may also protect patients from developing Alzheimer’s disease, says a new study in JAMA Neurology.
Socially isolated patients in the early stages of breast cancer were at a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a study.
Good news in the fight against childhood obesity — chubby babies are on the decline, according to a study from the CDC.
It’s a question that has long perplexed scientists: Why do girls who develop a rare type of benign brain tumors lose their vision more often than boys?
Forget the “Freshman 15” — the “Graduate 10” is a far more likely scenario for the typical college student.
A Harvard report says one colon cancer test’s nearly 95 percent success rate might be flawed.
A doctor has set up a fundraising initiative in order to fly someone believed to be the world's heaviest woman to India for treatment.
A new study shows that hearing loss among adults ages 20 to 69 years continues to decline.
Anyone who has ever worn high heels knows that tingly ball-of-foot pain that happens after a few hours. That pain can ruin your night...
Where you live may determine how you die, and how long you live, according to a new study.