The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released reports on the leading causes for death and found that Alzheimer's killed 84,000 people in 2011, ranking it sixth.
It might seem strange, but a recent study suggests that an ingredient found in beer could potentially help prevent cavities and gum disease.
A recent study examines the benefits of raising a bilingual child, showing that learning two languages early on could help them be more open-minded.
Facebook is an online social networking service that is used by over 800 million people worldwide. Now, researchers have found that frequent use of this website can affect one's health.
Research output amounts to much more than just academic papers. It is important that underlying datasets, and the software used to analyze them, are also properly cited and that the researchers behind these are given credit for their work.
Many people get their stool examined when they’re not feeling well or are experiencing symptoms. By taking routine and closer looks at your excrement (though not too close) you can find out information that could help you to improve everyday health.
A total of 17% of children and adolescents across the United States are affected by obesity, tripling the rate from a generation ago. Now, though, researchers have discovered that gambling could help lower these rates.
Insomnia is described as "waking up not feeling restored or refreshed," and it is the most common sleep disorder among Americans. Now, though, it turns out that those with insomnia may have brains with more plasticity than normal sleepers.
Researchers from Oregon State University discovered that girls who play with Barbie dolls may see fewer career options for themselves than boys.
It might be difficult to sugarcoat, but how much sugar should you actually be consuming? A bit more than half of what you're probably used to, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. While in the pas the WHO recommended that sugar stay below 10 percent of your total calorie inta...
Sherwin Nuland, a surgeon and medical ethicist who was most known for his 1994 book "How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter," died Monday from prostate cancer at his home in Hamden, Conn. He was 83.