Women with certain blood types may be at a greater risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.
The World Health Organization includes ibuprofen on their "list of essential medications" needed in a basic health system.
Doctors say a man's survival depends on many factors but physical activity appears to increase those odds significantly.
New research suggests tracking patients' consumption of sugary beverages may help doctors predict other potential health problems.
How you can reduce stress this time of year, relax and enjoy the season.
The Institute of Medicine recommends a daily dietary intake of 600 international units of vitamin D, or 800 international units if you're over the age of 70.
New research reveals almost half of teen drivers killed over the past few years were in cars at least 11 years old.
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A new study suggests a simple and easy way to check a person's risk for having a stroke.
Pregnant women exposed to high levels of air pollution may double their risk of having a child with autism.
Scientists followed over 200 people born into poverty from birth to adulthood.
Millions of Americans carry asthma inhalers or epinephrine injectors in case of a severe allergic reactions but very few know how to use them.
Attitude is everything, especially when battling something as serious as cancer.
Global life expectancy has risen by more than six years since 1990.
This surprising new information comes from a recent issue of the Journal of Dental Research
Rare disease leaves California baby untouchable because of her extremely fragile skin.
This holiday season, keep safety in mind when shopping for toys for little ones.
Rumor has it, there's a number of people out there who are closet lip-balm addicts. And new research find they may be on to something.
Women may not be the only ones experiencing hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy.
There may be a link between migraine headaches and a form of facial paralysis.
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco measured UVA radiation during flights in a turboprop airplane at ground level and while in the air.
Nearly half of all skiers and snowboarders have sustained some type of injury on the slopes.
Public health advocates, which have lobbied for more nutritional info on alcoholic beverages, call the menu labeling rules a good first step.
A new government report finds 40-percent of adults consume nuts on a given day but only one in ten eat the recommended serving of one and a half ounces a day.
They've increased the ability to maneuver the arm from seven to ten dimensions which has allowed a quadriplegic woman to go from giving 'high fives' to a 'thumbs up'.
New research suggests electronic cigarettes may help smokers kick the habit.
What's your number? No not your phone number, your health numbers. Not just knowing your height and weight but there is a set of numbers that can tell you a lot about your health.
New bionic hands can perform complex tasks and gestures using input from a smartphone app.
Work commitments appear to be a big reason why so many Americans suffer with chronic sleep loss.
The CDC cites a crowded environment as a major factor to mumps outbreaks.
It might seem like fun and games, but at the Circus Arts Institute in Atlanta, it's all about fitness. Juggling, twirling and flipping are actually a form of physical and mental training.
The test which measures the build-up of plaque in the arteries was approved by the FDA on Monday.
New 3D printing technology can make virtually anything including a new trachea that saved a young Utah boy's life.
Researchers say yoga appears to be a good alternative for people who can't do or don't like traditional aerobic exercise.
In most cases, post heart attack sex is safe unless patients experience chest pain or shortness of breath.
A woman's age at her first menstrual cycle may determine her risk of serious health problems.
A new study looks at some of the injuries that can occur while users are still in the bed.
People who feel younger than their actual age may live longer!
A study of U.S. hospitals finds out of the nearly half a million children and teens hospitalized in 2011.
Alcohol before bedtime may not help you sleep and it may lead to sleep problems later in the night.
The brains of obese children may have a stronger response to sugar than those of kids with a healthy weight.
Previous research has shown children with ADHD are more likely to get injured.
Holiday dinners can be difficult for diabetics, because everything you eat affects your blood sugar. However, reading labels before you cook can keep your holiday feasts festive!
Previous research has suggested a link between the skin disease and height but an analysis of nine studies could not find an association.
A survey of 14 and 15-year-olds in the Aloha state found 30-percent had tried e-cigarettes. That's roughly triple the rate of overall national use.
Bulky coats or snow suits are not advised in car seats.
Study authors say the idea that migraines and breast cancer may be connected started because both involve sex hormone levels.
One way to reduce stress may be to check your emails less often.
If you're using the cold as a reason to skip your run or walk outdoors, you may have to come up with another excuse.