Despite the slowdown of the Ebola virus outbreak along with as many as eight recoveries, the death toll has risen to 122 in Guinea, which is up from 101 from last week.
Birth can be a traumatic and emotional experience for mother and child. For the newborn in particular, how he or she enters the world may determine future health issues.
What begins as someone being overweight eventually progresses to obesity, then type 2 diabetes, and finally heart disease. This is not the absolute state of events, but it’s very common, and medical experts have been working to eliminate the progression.
The latest diabetes data from the federal Centers for Disease Control highlights a drop in some major diabetes-related complications among the U.S. adults.
A recent study conducted by researchers from New York University shows a direct connection between higher local homicide rates and the number of failed elementary students.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was first identified in 2003 when an outbreak occurred in China and spread to four continents, killing nearly 800 people. The Pasteur Institute in Paris reported they lost over 2,000 SARS vials last week.
A recent study conducted by researchers with the National Institute on Aging shows that apathy, or lack of emotion, may be one of the first signs to suggest a deteriorating mind during old age.
Just as that afternoon slump hits, many of his might enjoy a little nap to feel rejuvenated, refreshed and less grouchy during the rest of the day. Yet a recent study shows that if you're frequently catching some extra sleep before bedtime, it could be sign of a greater health issue.
A new study shows that gender expression could play a big role in terms of whether boys and girls engage in cancer risk behaviors. The Harvard School of Public Health had their study published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
For many of us, spending an hour or two a day watching our favorite shows can be exciting, entertaining and a great way to relax. Yet a recent study shows for children in particular, too much TV may interfere with their sleep.
Abdominal obesity is linked to numerous conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and forms of cancer. A new study suggests that one’s body shape as a result of obesity does not necessarily pose a higher risk for breast cancer.