Healthy adults immunized with an experimental malaria vaccine may be completely protected from infection, according to government researchers.
Anytime a novel virus infects human populations, scientists focus on tracing its origins. And this time their search led to the humped dromedary.
Researchers are narrowing in on the host of factors that can contribute to postpartum depression, from genes to social connections. The latest work focuses on where a new mother lives.
Beer smells like beer and a violet smells like a violet to everyone, right? Maybe not, according to the latest study that traced the way we smell to differences in our genes.
There’s good news about childhood obesity for a change. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hints that efforts to curb weight gain among low-income preschoolers may be working.
For sun worshipers, the sting of the sunburn is sometimes the price of bronzed skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way, according to researchers.
A new report shows antioxidants do not boost fertility as previously thought. It’s not the first study to take the shine off the popular agents, which many people take in supplement form.
The first cases emerged at the end of June, and health officials have only just identified the possible source of the cyclospora contamination that has sickened more than 400 people. Why is the outbreak so difficult to track?
Is eggplant looking a little scrawny to you this season? Don’t worry, it’s supposed to look like that.
Should you grab a bite at your desk or eat with your colleagues? That depends on what’s on your agenda for the rest of the day.
For years now, the soda and fast food industry, blamed for rising obesity rates in the U.S., have been battling an image problem. Will promoting healthy lifestyles redeem them?
After a years-long battle in the courts, Plan B-One Step is is now available without a prescription on pharmacy shelves.