The U.S. federal regulators announced that over seventy CDC staff members may have been exposed to anthrax as established safety practices were not followed.
A new Swedish study found that a Mediterranean diet helps children reduce the risk of being obese or overweight.
It’s been known the New England area has a heroin/opioid issue amongst its population, but it’s now becoming a big problem for subsequent generations. Massachusetts is experiencing an alarming rate of babies being born with opiates in their system.
"Selfies" may seem narcissistic, but for one woman who recognized her early signs of a stroke, documenting the health issue helped save her life.
Women who suffer from depression may also be at an increased risk for heart disease, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. In fact, researchers from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta found that young and middle-aged w...
On Wednesday, researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital announced their discovery of gene mutations that carry the potential to prevent heart attacks. These four incredibly rare gene mutations can lower the risk of coronary heart disease by as much as 40 percent, according to the results o...
The haters may hate; there's no doubt about that. Yet a recent study published in the journal Social Psychology shows that there's a bit more of an explanation as to why some are so pessimistic.
There is currently no cure or long-term treatment for alopecia universalis--a disease that left a 25-year-old subject without hair on his head, including eyebrows and eyelashes. Yet a novel treatment by doctors at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., that involved an arthritis drug helped the young ...
According to the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health, men with prostate cancer experience a variety of benefits while remaining active through playing soccer, as they discovered after a 12-week trial.
new study reveals that using sunscreen during childhood prevents melanoma in adults.
At the 21st Annual European Congress on Obesity in Sofia, Bulgaria, a group of researchers from eight European countries presented a study that found that children who regularly eat a Mediterranean diet decrease their risk of being overweight.
In 2004 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warnings about antidepressant use among teenagers, and although prescriptions for these medications dropped, suicide attempts sharply rose following the FDA announcement.