Worms might seem creepy, crawly and down-right disgusting, but did you know they can also help to fight some autoimmune diseases? A molecule in parasitic worms may even be able to effectively treat certain types of illnesses, including multiple sclerosis (MS), psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and lup...
A regular exercise routine has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of certain health issues.
Recent findings published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism found that the survival of diabetes patients who were given metformin, a commonly used drug used to control glucose levels in the body, exhibited certain anticancer properties that could offer prognostic and prophylactic benef...
Many athletes are at increased risk for concussions, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that results from a significant blow, bump or jolt to the head. In severe cases, this can result in unconsciousness and alteration of how the brain normally functions.
Despite health warnings and campaigns to prevent this health issue, some U.S. states have not picked up on the message. However, risk isn't always just about preventative measures; sometimes, it's also about certain genetic factors, too.
In the world of iPhones and Seamless, everything is on the go, easy to access and almost--quite literally--at our fingertips, with the simple swipe of a screen. Could the same now be true for parenting?
Researchers at the University of Kentucky found a novel nerve repair technique called nerve allograft that offers better results and fewer side effects.
A team of researchers from Norway have found that increasing maternal age is linked to the risk of emergency operative delivery.
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, reveals that one in every 6 patients of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is re-admitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged.
Postmenopausal women can lower the risk of invasive breast cancer by adhering to regular physical activity, equal to at least four hours of walking per week.
A team of researchers have found that breech babies face a 10-fold increased risk of fetal mortality from vaginal delivery than C-section.
Healthy eating habits are essentially determined early in life according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Queensland University of Technology. Findings revealed that parents who enforced nutritious habits at the beginning stages of infancy typically had children who were at lower ri...