Flu season may be coming to an end in some parts of the world, but a new influenza virus harbored by birds may be starting its global assault.
First the genome, now the brain.
Cash is a powerful motivator when it comes to shedding pounds, and the lure of money is even greater when dieters win or lose as a group.
By all accounts, it was a freak accident that shattered Louisville Cardinal Kevin Ware’s lower right leg in an NCAA regional championship game. But what makes young bone so vulnerable to such breaks?
Plants are all-natural sources of all things good for us, right? It turns out some of our favorite plant-based flavorings may do more harm than good.
Infants now receive several shots at a time, but the latest study says that does not increase their risk of developing autism.
Almost every toddler will sniffle through a cold by the time they are three, but if they wheeze while they’re sick, they may be at higher risk of developing asthma.
An aging population coupled with improved treatment methods mean more people will survive cancer. But at what cost?
Men who lose their hair may have more to worry about than just vanity, especially if their balding starts early.
If high school students took charge of their education with limited supervision, would they learn? A Massachusetts school is finding out.
Aside from not lighting up at all, cigarettes developed to reduce a smoker’s exposure to tobacco’s toxins may be the best way to reduce health risks from smoking.
Children born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments have shown a higher risk of developmental problems, but what is responsible for the heightened risk?
Giving residents less time on duty and more time to sleep was supposed to lead to fewer medical errors. But the latest research shows that’s not the case. What’s going on?