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.
According to a new study, our pets serve to comfort us when we need it the most, especially for people with mental illnesses.
Four machines and about a dozen workers in a Chinese factory were reassigned for a week to make 1,000 sippy cups for Ben Carter, who suffers from autism.
Seeing the glass half-full may be more than a way to view life – it may actually help you live longer.
Breathing doesn’t just keep us alive, it also boosts our brain power, according to a new study.
Scientists have pinpointed a chemical in the brain tied to extreme migraine sensitivity, and their work could lead to new treatments.
New research shows that 37 percent of people with asthma also have “clinically significant” insomnia.
It’s a widespread practice that apparently has been going on for quite some time: One surgeon overseeing multiple surgeries at the same time.
The oldest-known sample of the smallpox-causing variola virus has been discovered in a 17th century child mummy found in a church crypt in Lithuanian.
New research highlights a damaging chemical imbalance in the brain — one that results in a process that scientists compare to rusting metal.
For the first time since 1993, the average life expectancy of people in the United States has declined, according to the CDC.
Happiness in the U.S. is like a fine wine – it ripens as it ages – at least according to a new study.
The rise of Caesarean sections may be affecting human evolution, according to a new study.
According to the CDC, as of November 5, there were 2,879 cases of mumps across 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Even sleeping just five or six hours in a 24-hour period can double the chances of crashing, compared to people who get at least seven hours of sleep or more.
More than one third of Americans don’t get an adequate amount of sleep on a nightly basis, and it costs the U.S. billions.
A few extra minutes of sleep may provide a big boost to teens’ learning ability, a new study says.
A new study suggests that just watching pain could cause you to experience pain yourself.
The active ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms, psilocybin, provides a significant boost to cancer patients facing depression, two studies found.
Thanks to the acorn worm, humans may be one step closer to regenerating important parts of the body, a study suggests.
A study shows that there’s no link between receiving a flu vaccine during pregnancy and the child’s risk of being diagnosed with autism later in life.
Men who live a playboy lifestyle or engage in misogynistic behavior are more apt to have mental health issues, a new study suggests.
Women who give birth to their first child later in life are more likely to live into their 90s, according to a new study.
Women who show high levels of hostility could be setting themselves up for poor heart health, research shows.
Raritan Pharmaceuticals voluntarily issued a recall of its children’s homeopathic ear relief liquid and teething tablets that contain belladonna extract.
The power of will, tenacity and spirit can often overcome any physical obstacle. If you have any doubt that it does, then it’s time...
A concerning new study shows that poor air quality in schools may be compounding the dangerous effects of asthma in children.
The next time your infant needs vaccines, nursing during the doctor’s visit could ease the pain, according to a new study.
A type of skin bacteria that can cause acne might hold the key to treating several skin disorders and even cancer, according to a new study.
The ability to cut out all distractions may not be as important to aging adults as previously thought, according to a new review.
An Australian woman who was told she could never become pregnant recently gave birth to twin girls. But in an even more surprising twist,...
In an unprecedented ruling, a British judge sided with a 14-year-old girl who died of a rare cancer and wanted to be cryogenically frozen.
After a 7-year old boy lost a chunk of his skull in an accident, a surgery restored the area using an implant developed from an artificial skull.
In just under a minute, a new smartphone app could potentially detect autism in a child as young as two years old.
A basic communication breakdown may be the culprit behind slower-healing wounds among older individuals, suggests a new study.
Your voice could be the tell-tale sign of a bad heart, a new study suggests. Beyond Verbal, a voice analytics company, worked with The Mayo...
Research shows that a new iPad game is a much better treatment for lazy eye, or amblyopia, than wearing a traditional eye patch.
Chronic jet lag disrupts the metabolic rhythms of the liver. This leads to dangerous buildups of fat and bile acids, which have been linked to cancer.
Scientists have figured out a way to manipulate the DNA within adults cells, a technique that may prove especially useful against genetic diseases.
The prevalence of dementia in the United States has fallen drastically in recent years, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
In most cases, those affected are children with extremely frizzy, dry and generally light blonde hair.
Traumatic events impact the brains of boys and girls differently, according to a new study out of Stanford University.
Children delivered by C-section have a 40 percent greater risk to be overweight than those born vaginally.
Worldwide, more than 1.13 billion people now live with high blood pressure, nearly doubling over the past 40 years.
Researchers have found a way for virtual reality technology to help U.S. veterans manage their post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
The implant lets the user put together accurate messages using a computer typing program that analyzes brain activity.
Scientists believe they have found a quick, inexpensive way of removing dangerous E. coli bacteria from drinking water.
A new study shows that the drop in estrogen levels during menopause causes memory loss in women.
Marijuana may be a powerful antidote for alcoholics and those dealing with opioid addiction to come clean, says a new study.