Jealous of your long-legged peers? Turns out they may not have won the gene pool after all.
Officials still don’t know how more than 200 people in the U.S. fell beginning in mid June, but they know why — most were infected with the cyclospora parasite.
Allergies are certainly the result of both genetic and environmental factors, but there is fresh evidence to suggest that at least one major genetic aberration could be behind everything from hay fever to food allergies to asthma.
Bike shares are becoming a popular way to lessen the burden on public transportation and get cities to shrink their carbon footprint. But as most cyclists are noticing, you’ll have to bring your own helmet.
By taking advantage of disrupted motor connections in the brains of autistic children, researchers say it may be possible for affected kids to guide their own therapy.
Keeping track of what you’re supposed to eat to stay healthy can already be overwhelming, but it turns out that when you eat what can also be important for keeping your weight in control and for warding off chronic disease.
When it comes to treating their kids’ cuts and bruises, more parents are turning to the convenience of retail pediatric clinics. Are they a good substitute for the pediatrician’s office?
Thanks to calorie counts on menus, we now know a Big Mac packs 550 calories, but that hasn’t deterred us from ordering the fast food burger. Those designed-to-make-you-feel-guilty numbers may, however, be changing the American …
In the south, it’s available year-round, but for the rest of us, summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh okra. While it looks like a ridged pepper, okra belongs to the same family as hibiscus and cotton, and likely came …
For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone-replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study.
A new tick borne illness that is similar to Lyme disease, with symptoms including fever and muscle pain, are being reported among people in the U.S. for the first time this year.
Two studies zero in on DNA-based drivers of weight. Is obesity written in our genes?