Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
A recent study found that “chemo-brain” hinders chemotherapy patients after treatment.
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.
Is your partner in pain? You may want to reach for their hand.
The researchers tested several different doses of a powerful anti-inflammatory drug on a group of about 10,000 study participants, with the doses ranging from low to medium to high.
A basic communication breakdown may be the culprit behind slower-healing wounds among older individuals, suggests a new study.
An Australian woman who was told she could never become pregnant recently gave birth to twin girls. But in an even more surprising twist,...
Dozens of sites did not even meet the researchers’ inclusion criteria, which required having written reviews of doctors, no fee for use, a search-by-name option, and not being restricted to a certain specialty or insurance plan.
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.
Six complaints have been filed over the airline's policy of weighing passengers before they fly between Honolulu and American Samoa.
Researchers analyzed MRI scans of adults using cannabis to find some interesting improvements in brain health.
The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
Double mastectomies when cancer is present in only one breast, also known as contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, or CPM, have skyrocketed in recent years.
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
The "Happy Song" was expertly engineered to make babies feel joyful and happy.
There aren’t any differences between optimists and pessimists when it comes to hearing bad news, a new study suggests.
Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.
It's summertime, which almost always means getting a sunburn. Here's why you may want to take some vitamin D.
Cancer deaths in the U.S. plummeted 20 percent between 1980 and 2014, but a county-by-county breakdown reveals some areas actually saw cancer cases rise.
Dina Kimmel is the dedicated mother behind the We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, a place that gives children with autism a fun and safe place to learn and explore.
Check out the list to see if your city made the cut.
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
A new study found that a certain visual phenomenon is heightened when a person is intoxicated.
Working the night shift has some seriously damaging effects, particularly at the DNA level.
A concerning new study shows that poor air quality in schools may be compounding the dangerous effects of asthma in children.
Kids and teens are taking to YouTube to post videos on how to make DIY braces, making orthodontists worried for the potentially hazardous dental issues that often result.
A new drug compound therapy previously used to treat an autoimmune disorder shows promising results when targeting cancer-causing melanoma skin cells.
The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.
Have you had a sinus infection recently? If so, there’s a good chance you received a non-recommended antibiotic prescription from your doctor.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
From visa issues to transportation problems, Eman Ahmed's path to weight loss was full of roadblocks.
New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
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.
The researchers studied 300 volunteers who all previously reported high salt intake and sleep-related problems.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.
From age 20 to 60 and beyond, here are specific health tips that women should stay on top of as they age.
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.
The magnetic lash trend is blowing up, which means poor quality knockoffs are abound.
Researchers found that parents of multiple children routinely alter their treatment of non-first born children, which affects their IQ and perhaps even personality traits.
A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.
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.
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.
The promising results of Phase III clinical trials for the drug Ocrelizumab revealed a significant decline in disease progression in human subjects.
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.
The new research sheds light on the complex variables that make a good match for organ donation.
Forgetting can do more for your brain than you might think.