Sticking with a Mediterranean diet throughout most of your life may pay off with a disease-free old age, according to researchers in Boston.
Public-health officials may not have to worry so much about the low percentage of girls who don’t get all three doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.
For six consecutive years, the U.S. has successfully lowered the rate of preterm births, to 11.5%. But that still falls short of the March of Dimes goal.
Strong relationships are built on communication, or so the experts say. So digital relationships fueled by a torrent of texts should be ironclad, right?
They promise a lot — from helping you to burn “fuel” to shedding pounds, but when it comes to making a difference in your health, these apps mostly fall short.
Even after death, Brooke Greenberg will lead researchers closer to the fountain of youth
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
Diagnosed with a mysterious condition that prevented her from aging, Brooke Greenberg was old enough to drive but lived her life in a crib.
Those cat-eye contacts may make your costume, but if you buy them, you might be putting your vision at risk.
With more than 40,000 concussions occurring each year among U.S. high school students, researchers decided to test how well the different helmet brands protected against head injuries.
Too much time plugged in can contribute to cyberbullying and exchanging inappropriate content.
Scientists have doubled the number of genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, giving researchers twice the number of targets for drug therapies.