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?
A team-based, cross-disciplinary approach to cancer research is upending tradition and delivering results faster
Got milk? It turns out that low-fat versions may not be the answer to helping kids maintain a healthy weight.
The answer may be in your DNA structures
In the latest revelation about the human genome, researchers say individuals with a certain genetic mutation that predispose them to diabetes may be able to rely on beta carotene to reduce their symptoms.
Milk, it does a body good. But how much milk does the most good?
Weak bones may seem like a problem of aging, but there’s plenty we can do early in life (in our teens and 20s) to make sure bones stay healthy down the line
Shift work may be unavoidable, but a new study suggests that it could wreak havoc with hormones that increase women’s risk of cancer.
Rheumatoid arthritis may soon be added to the growing list of health risks associated with obesity. According to a recent Mayo Clinic study, women with a history of obesity are at a higher risk of developing rheumatoid …
Vermont and California are the only two states that ban kids under 18 from using tanning salons. Is it time for more states to follow their lead?
Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy or nuts, for example — may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a new study suggest.
A recent Swedish study found that people who consumed low-fat milk, yogurt and cheese had a lower long-term risk of stroke compared with those who ate full-fat dairy products.
Omega-3s and vitamins may protect your brain’s function and size.