Health officials across the country are working to lower painkiller and opioid abuse. However, a new study shows that more people are taking these addictive medications for a longer amount of time.
Recent findings published in the journal Metallomics have found that a certain blood test can help doctors diagnose breast cancer at an earlier stage.
Previous studies have examined how bisphenol A (BPA) can be hazardous to your health. For instance, drinking or eat from cans lined with this endocrine disruptor may increase your blood pressure, according to recent findings published in the journal Hypertension.
E-cigarettes may be "healthier" than regular smoking, yet there's still much that's unknown about their long term effects. Now, recent findings show that they are less-addictive than regular cigarettes.
Could there be a pill for obesity? Scientists have managed to create a system using human stem cells to screen for compounds that have the potential to turn white, or "bad" fat cells, into brown, or "good" fat cells.
Children have been known to tell a fib or two. How parents go about handling this could make a big difference in how they behave, according to recent findings published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.
Vaccination against HPV does not increase the risk of sexual behavior among girls, according to recent findings conducted by researchers at McGill University in Montreal.
Could smoking hurt your ability to cut alcohol once and for all? Researchers at the University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have found that a small number of clients who smoke have shorter stays in alcohol treatment programs than non-smokers, along with poorer treatment outcomes...
A norovirus outbreak hit a cruise ship near Australia, leaving 200 passengers sick and confined to their cabins, according to health officials.
Researchers have identified a new tool that can help spot genetic links to pancreatic cancer in mice. The new technique works by introducing sections of DNA known as piggBac transposons into the mouse genome. These DNA sections jump around within the genome and reinsert themselves at random, which...
This past year, "Aroma R-evolution" kit came out with four forks and 21 vials of full aromas including oil, smoke and mint that can be enhanced by dropping a scented liquid on a fork.