Congressional officials confirmed that a letter addressed to Senator Roger Wicker tested positive for ricin, a potentially fatal natural toxin.
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
A small group of parent advocates is mobilizing “gentle propaganda” against vaccine naysayers
Researchers are exploring the possibility that convincing drinkers they had a bad experience with liquor — even if they didn’t — could lead them to drink less.
Unhealthy food environments and sedentary lifestyles certainly contribute to obesity, but they can’t entirely explain weight gain. The latest research points to four new genes that could contribute to the most extreme cases of …
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.
Men can keep making babies deep into their dotage. And that, says medical science, can be a bad thing.
The month in which babies are born can affect how their immune systems develop, and even how vulnerable they are to autoimmune diseases.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
Alzheimer’s disease is more common among African Americans but the genetic contributors to the disorder haven’t been identified until now.
Even in utero, children may be affected by exposure to certain compounds in car exhaust.