The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vaccine against cervical cancer, known as Gardasil 9, which protects against up to nine strains of HPV; that's up from four strains from the original Gardasil vaccine in 2006.
Chemicals found in certain beauty products, including nail polish, hairspray and even lipstick could lower your child's intelligence from in the womb.
Testosterone can increase the risk of cancer. Now, recent research conducted by scientists at the University of Missouri shows that women are less likely than men to develop non-sex specific cancer of the colon, stomach or pancreas due to female hormones such as estrogen.
Are we encouraging girls to pursue scientific careers? That's the question that the Paley Center for Media examined on Monday.
Recent findings published in the journal Cancer show that many elderly breast cancer patients over the age of 70 are still receiving more radiation than they should be.
Does high-fructose corn syrup make people hungrier? Fructose, the kind of sugar found in a wide variety of foods and beverages, may encourage overeating, according to recent findings presented Wednesday in Phoenix at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
A new study shows that major complications from abortions are extremely rare, occurring in less than a quarter of a percent of cases.
Have you received your flu vaccination yet? Recent findings published in the journal PLOS ONE reveal that immunizing school-aged children from flu can help to protect other segments of the population, as well.
Statistics show that HPV vaccination rates are significantly low among Puerto Rican women. Now, researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have discovered that while 51 percent of women will start the vaccination series, only 21 percent...
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.