Among children with underlying medical conditions, the seasonal vaccine cut the risk of death by more than half.
New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.
Looking for extra energy or to ease your stress? Addictive Wellness Chocolates are the all-natural solution for combatting stress and fatigue that doesn't compromise taste.
There are a lot of autism myths and treatments that are quite misguided.
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
Raritan Pharmaceuticals voluntarily issued a recall of its children’s homeopathic ear relief liquid and teething tablets that contain belladonna extract.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
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.
A new study reveals that individuals who lead a sedentary lifestyle may be just as likely to develop dementia later in life as people with a genetic predisposition.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
Our unstable world adds even more urgency for being prepared for future disease outbreaks, which experts warn we are not presently ready for.
While the scientists were focused on the ages of the fathers, the children’s social skills were affected for children with both younger and older fathers.
A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.
Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.
A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.
Rainy day blues could be called lack of sunshine blues, according to a new study, which found that lack of sunshine is to blame for some emotional distress.
Survival rates for women diagnosed with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body are increasing two-fold.
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.
A new study disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.
The new study suggests that cancer essentially thrives in an environment full of fatty tissue.
A few extra minutes of sleep may provide a big boost to teens’ learning ability, a new study says.
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...
Catherine Girard worked through the awkwardness of collecting stool samples door-to-door to research the microbiomes of Inuit people in Canada.
Women who give birth to their first child later in life are more likely to live into their 90s, according to a new study.
Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
The new findings assessed more than 7,500 tumors across nearly 30 distinct types of cancer.
Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.
It’s no secret that long-term, heavy alcohol consumption alters brain function. In a recent study from researchers from Finland, young men and women who...
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
When it comes to brain development, scientists say there is no final maturity — our brains are constantly changing as we age.
With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.
Good news in the fight against childhood obesity — chubby babies are on the decline, according to a study from the CDC.
Health professionals recommend skipping out on these health trends for the new year.
The ability to cut out all distractions may not be as important to aging adults as previously thought, according to a new review.
The researchers hope to determine whether the engineered ovaries are successful for women.
The ready abundance of the peppertree plant means that, should the treatment prove effective in human trials, the medical community would face no shortage of the disease-fighting berries.
Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.
The study, assessing risk-and-reward behavior among rats, may provide clues as to why some people prefer to live a steady, predictable life while others are more prone to taking chances.
The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.
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.
There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.
Even high-income countries with state-of-the-art healthcare are facing cases of gonorrhea that have become resistant to treatment via any known antibiotics.
Living in the 21st century comes with perks, but it also has its drawbacks – including some, like nighttime noise, that people may not even be aware of.
A new study found that obese individuals have double the risk of heart failure and a 50 percent heightened risk of coronary heart disease.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
Ford has created a high-tech crib that mimics a car ride and may just lull your baby to sleep.