A recent study shows that key genes play an important role in just how high or low an individual's pain tolerance may be.
A large scale study uncovers that a consumption of red meat is tied with an increased risk of colorectal cancer and the risk is highest in the population carrying a genetic variant.
A study uncovers strong correlation between certain prenatal risk factors and the elevated risk of developing chronic kidney disease.
A latest study finds evidence that the emergency room doctors overlook the harmful effects of codeine, a potent painkiller prescribed for pediatric cases, and continue to prescribe the painkiller at high rates.
A recent report shows that a higher number of dogs are testing positive for Lyme disease.
Scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine recently conducted a study to assess depression treatment for patients with Parkinson’s Disease by examining both depressed and non-depressed patients.
The latest study in a growing body of research examining head trauma among young offenders found that about half of all of New York City’s 16- to 18-year-olds have some sort of traumatic brain injury based on questionnaires.
At Easter, the temptation of chocolate lurks everywhere. Resisting the urge to overdo it is an important part of eating healthily. But medical researchers say that some of the ingredients in cocoa could play a role, as part of a nutritious diet, in preventing cardiovascular problems.
As everyone deals with negative memories from time to time, a recent study investigates the behavioral and neural mechanisms during the recollection of these issues that could potentially lower their emotional impact. Findings show that as these memories resurface, thinking about the context of the ...
A new practice known as "oil swishing" has gone viral on the Internet just within the last few months. This 2,500-year-old practice that initially originated in Indian culture claims to involve numerous health benefits, such as whiter teeth, healthier gums and a reduced risk of asthma.
What position do you prefer right before dozing off? A recent study conducted by U.K. researchers suggests that a couple's relationship bliss or lack thereof may manifest itself in how close they get a night.
For many, belief in religion has become an integral part of life. To add to that, many studies show that believing in a higher power can help lower the risk of depression and other health issues. Yet a recent study zeroes in on the power of religious music and what it can do for your mental health.