The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.
It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.
Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.
The new findings come as one of the first clear associations between a population’s genetic makeup and overall lifespan.
Here's why going to bed at close to the same time every night is just as important as getting enough sleep.
Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.
Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.
Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.
Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.
The cost to society emphasizes the need for healthcare that reduces the risk of abuse and offers care to those struggling with opioid addiction.
Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.
Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.
New study findings oppose current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which advise that young children sleep in their parents’ rooms for a full year.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
A new melatonin product called REMfresh helps people sleep longer and better than traditional melatonin pills do.
Considering the high depression rate among hospitalized patients, a new study asks why we aren’t screening all patients for depression, just as we do for high blood pressure or diabetes.
Researchers are further revealing why getting consistent, sufficient sleep is crucial to brain health as we age.
It's well-known that tobacco usage can lead to gum disease, but new research from Columbia University shows that smoking marijuana also increases the risk.
At Scripps Research Institute, scientists are making some remarkable discoveries in their research into how disease infects our bodies.
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.
Choosing the right hair supplement can be confusing, but this vitamin is known for healthy hair.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.
It remains unclear as to whether or not women truly do express more emotions, or rather, they may just handle their emotions differently.
The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Often an overlooked part of the fitness routine, foam rolling can help you recover from injuries, ease knots and increase flexibility.
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.
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?
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
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.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-year-old teen from Mexico, was determined to create the cancer-detecting bra, called "Eva," after witnessing his own mother's struggle with breast cancer.
On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.
Rates of cervical cancer actually remain at the same level until the age of 85, after which disease incidence begins to drop sharply.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
Despite the associated stigma, talking to ourselves is partially what makes us human.
Can't remember to take the pill everyday? Here's an overview of alternate birth control devices and methods that may work better for you.
For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.
From age 20 to 60 and beyond, here are specific health tips that women should stay on top of as they age.
How often do you replace your skin care and makeup products? Here's why you should stick to the expiration dates and avoid using testers in stores.
Vital Updates spoke with Miss USA Deshauna Barber about her lesser known role in the Army Reserves, what it's like to be a woman in the military, and what she thinks of the controversial show "Thirteen Reasons Why."