Plan B, known as a popular version of "the morning-after pill" that's typically taken after unprotected sexual intercourse may not be effective for all women depending on their weight.
Fruit flies that have a better sex life may also live longer, according to a recent study by University of Michigan researchers.
Did you get cold feet days before your wedding?
As treatments for childhood brain tumors improve, more and more children are managing to survive past their childhoods. In fact, some say that up to 90 percent survive; yet what happens after this survival, and what can we do to help these survivors during the rest of their lives?
A latest study highlights an alarming association between intake of sodium containing pills and an elevated risk of cardiovascular events.
Have a problem with drinking? A certain gene may be responsible. Scientists have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking.
A recent study examines a metabolic enzyme that's common in malaria parasites as a means of survival during the initial stages of human infection.
With numerous medical and technological advances, scientists across the world are finding new ways to treat and even prevent certain skin conditions. Yet a recent study shows that current laser therapy approaches often prove a safe and effect way to health abnormal wounds or skin abrasions.
A recent study conducted to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) shows that children are more likely to develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) if their mother is already afflicted by the health issue.
A recent study discusses the discovery of a leukemia-specificed stretch of DNA known as an enhancer element that works to enable cancerous blood cells that proliferate in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a devastating type of cancer that is roughly incurable in 70 percent of patients. Researchers note ...
Statistics show that many complications can arise during pregnancy, including health issues and the possibility of a pre-term birth.
Statistics show that 17 percent of youth are affected by obesity in the United States alone--triple the rate from just one generation ago. But a recent study looks at a gene that may blame overeating in children that leads to adult obesity.