Will allowing your child a sip of wine at an early age prevent him from engaging in dangerous drinking later? Probably not, but plenty of parents think so, finds a recent study.
As with so many other things in life, exercise may work best if you follow the Goldilocks rule: exercise neither too little nor too much, if your goal is to shed extra weight, a new study finds.
A scientific controversy appears to have been put to rest. At the behest of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers conducted a study of 293 people and found no link between chronic fatigue syndrome and retroviruses.
In two new studies, researchers confirm the benefits of gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, while noting that a riskier, lesser-used operation may work even better for the super obese
Starting today, the newly FDA-approved diet drug Qsymia is available by prescription.
White House chef Sam Kass says simple tweaks can make Americans’ diets healthier and help end childhood obesity
Teens aren’t using digital sexual behavior as a safer alternative to real-world sex, a study finds
Thank God it’s Friday. A recent review of 13 studies by a group of European researchers links high work stress with an increase in heart attack risk.
Getting turned on overrides women’s natural disgust response, a study suggests, making them more willing to do things they otherwise wouldn’t
The new advance holds great promise for people with hearing loss, but scientists won’t know for years whether a similar treatment would really work in humans
Survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, as well as the first responders, construction workers and volunteers who helped rescue and recover 9/11 victims and clean up the site, have even more reason to be hopeful today.
People who have survived a heart attack may want to reconsider taking painkillers known as NSAIDs, says a recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Mom’s mood in early childhood can have wide-reaching effects, both physically and mentally, for children