Sexual preference may not be written in our genes, but rather in how our genes are expressed
Even for older adults who aren’t tech-savvy, simple digital tools and occasional phone support can dramatically improve weight-management success – and at a fraction of the cost of intensive one-on-one counseling.
Earlier detection of autism, relying on markers in the blood, may help more children to take advantage of helpful behavioral therapies.
If you’re at high risk of having a heart attack, changing your diet can significantly lower your chances of heart disease. But how much can fruits and vegetables help someone who already has heart trouble?
We think we’re reading facial expressions, but most of us rely on body cues to understand emotion
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
Chemicals are commonly added to furniture, carpeting, and even electronic devices to limit the risk of fire. But at what cost?
Studies continue to suggest that in utero exposure to pollution can raise the risk of autism
Repeated job losses may be as damaging to heart health as smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes
Most doctors say meditation can’t hurt you, but now there’s reassuring evidence that it may help you as well when it comes to warding off disease.
The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
Colonoscopies prevent cancer and save lives, but patients don’t like them. Could less invasive screening tests work just as well?