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.
Scientists have revealed that vitamin D deficiency leads to a two-fold increased risk of schizophrenia.
A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that children might be more likely to eat their fruits and vegetables if they didn't know about the added health benefits.
Smoking during pregnancy can increase a child's risk of certain health issues, including low birth-weight and increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. Even second-hand smoke can increase the risk of a certain respiratory issues and certain birth defects.
A nationwide recall has asked that Costco, Trader Joe's and other major retails remove specific lots of fresh peaches, plums and nectarines over possible listeria contamination.