Catherine Girard worked through the awkwardness of collecting stool samples door-to-door to research the microbiomes of Inuit people in Canada.
It’s a widespread practice that apparently has been going on for quite some time: One surgeon overseeing multiple surgeries at the same time.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
A new study found that playing an instrument could have beneficial effects for prolonging cognitive processes as we age.
The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.
The active ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms, psilocybin, provides a significant boost to cancer patients facing depression, two studies found.
The study’s authors suggest that balancing the skin’s microbiome may be a more effective way of treating acne than antibiotics.
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.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
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.
Doctors in Japan got more than they expected when performing routine appendix removal surgery on a teenage girl.
Nearly a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 who think their hearing is either fine or excellent show signs of hearing loss.
In an effort to hopefully reduce the amount of botched lip surgeries, researchers took to Facebook to create a poll about ideal female lip size and appearance.
Having a baby after your mid-30s helps to give you better brain power as you age and protects you from memory loss, researchers say.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.
The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.
We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
An Australian woman who was told she could never become pregnant recently gave birth to twin girls. But in an even more surprising twist,...
New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
The vaccine centers around previous research that has identified a common type of virus, called an enterovirus, as a cause of type 1 diabetes.
The next time your infant needs vaccines, nursing during the doctor’s visit could ease the pain, according to a new study.
A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Bidets are healthier, gentler and better for the environment than toilet paper. So why don’t more Americans use them?
City of Hope currently has active clinical trials of gene therapy for AIDS using blood stem cell transplantation.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
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.
The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
Previous studies have linked poor air ventilation and quality with physical ailments, but it turns out it also affects cognitive function and worker productivity.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
Brain imaging discovered that misophonia sufferers have an abnormality in their emotional control mechanism, which throws their brains into overdrive when they hear triggering sounds.
In a study, children who were breastfed for a minimum of two years had a higher number of decayed, missing or filled teeth.
Sunscreen is essential when it comes to protecting your skin from the damaging effects of the sun, but it can also reverse the signs of aging.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
The researchers hope their new study will create greater awareness about the hearing perils of balloons — similar to the acceptance of sunscreen as a normal part of life.
The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.
The study showed that sixty-eight percent of of patients with bipolar depression improved with bright light therapy versus only 22 percent of patients on the placebo box.
There are very specific things that doctors should pay attention to when checking up on elderly patients.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
The new guidelines call for beginning treatment in those with a systolic blood pressure of 150 or higher.
Bathroom hand-dryers aren’t only expelling hot air...
People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.
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 bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.