Keeping physically fit can help ward-off a host of health conditions. However, keeping the mind "fit" is equally as important, particularly for older individuals.
Losing a parent during childhood can carry a heavy burden. Not only are parents the sole providers of their children, but they also help out with so much of their child's development.
While rosemary and oregano may seem like common culinary herbs, scientists have now found that they contained compounds that could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication.
Could antibiotic resistance be the next pandemic?
Though no cure exists for Alzheimer's disease--the most common form of dementia--a recent study shows that a treatment initially developed for cancer patients could hold hope for the future.
The obesity epidemic continues to escalate, with close to one-third of the adult U.S. population dealing with weight issues. For many children, the issue is also astronomical. In the past 30 years, it's estimated that the number of obese children has doubled, according to the Centers for Disease Con...
There may be a new way to treat obesity: bacteria. Scientists have used therapeutic bacteria in mice and have found that it can inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet.
Researchers found that controlling pain during and after childbirth might lower the risk of postpartum depression, a new Chinese study reveals.
proportion of kids in United States was categorized obese due to the large waist circumference but held steady between 2003 and 2012, according to the news analysis of national data.
Women undergoing hysterectomy procedure may be exposed to a hidden risk of uterine cancer.
People with type-2 diabetes appear to be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases if they follow a diet high in salt.