Studies suggest that breast-feeding can be good for a baby’s health, and now there’s fresh evidence that it may help children to climb the social ladder as well.
Just by increasing their physical activity, people with type 2 diabetes can lose fat that accumulates in the liver and abdomen and lower their risk of heart problems.
The first estimates of the severity of the H7N9 influenza virus show that about one-third of people who were hospitalized with the infection died. And flu experts warn that the strain could reappear in the next flu season.
A severe car accident eight years ago left Australian Leanne Rowe with a broken back and jaw — and a French accent.
Fruits and vegetables on grocery store shelves may have left the farm but that doesn’t mean they’re inert.
Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to end a decades-old ban against gay men donating blood.
Researchers at Stanford University say infertility may put some men at higher risk of developing brain, prostate and testicular tumors as well as melanoma and lymphoma.
Born deaf, 3-year-old Grayson Clamp is astonished to hear his father’s voice for the first time, thanks to a microchip that University of North Carolina doctors implanted inside his brain. Read more about Grayson’s experience on our companion section, NewsFeed.
BigBrain, a 3D digital reconstruction of a human brain, provides a first-ever high resolution view of the inner workings of the human brain that could lead to better understanding of how we think, talk, and feel.
Exposure to cigarette smoke in the womb may interfere with the brain‘s reward system, and make children more vulnerable to addictions.
It’s called ibrutinib, and it’s a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
Congressman Michael Burgess says yes, but the science isn’t as clear.