The first government estimates for Lou Gehrig's disease illustrate the rarity of the health issue. National findings show that just about 12,000 cases have been confirmed in the United States.
It turns out that there may be a virus living inside your gut that has gone undetected by scientists for decades.
A new research has found that marriages, in which wife is more educated than the husband, are no longer at an increased risk of divorce.
Type-2 diabetes risk is higher in men working on rotating shift patterns, a new study reveals.
A new study highlights a strong association between intake of caffeine and hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women.
Scientists have long struggled with linking a more direct culprit to Autism--a developmental disorder that's estimated to affect close to 1.5 million Americans. Yet a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, found that certain enzymes may be connected to the ...
It turns out that ancestral exposure to pesticides may just cause adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.
Many around the world suffer from the debilitating symptoms of lower back pain. However, a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney found that acetaminophen, a commonly recommended painkiller to treat the issue, is not as effective for treating symptoms as previously thoug...
Increasing numbers of U.S. adolescents are receiving vaccines to guard against cervical and other types of cancer. However, federal officials noted Thursday, that the number of individuals reached is still very low.
The protein MG53 may be able to treat acute and chronic lung cell injury, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications.
A new survey commissioned by the non-profit Partnership for Drug-Free Kids examines how future teen athletes are taking on bad decisions.
Though using painkillers can be quite addictive if not taken as directed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have come up with a new painkiller drug that is allegedly harder to abuse. The combination pain pill, manufactured by the same company that produces OxyContin, has created the medica...