Wilms tumor'--a rare kidney cancer that occurs in children--is the result of a genetic mutation in a gene called REST, researchers believe.
Researchers believe that a blood test may be helpful in determining whether a child has sustained a concussion, as well as determining ithe severity of the problem.
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have linked the consumption of meat cooked at high temperatures to an increased risk of kidney cancer, according to a new study.
Scientists have officially mapped the genetic history of the Caribbean. Now, a team of researchers have found out whether indigenous communities still exist in the Caribbean region today.
Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is the second-most-common degenerative disease following Alzheimer's--affecting over 1.3 million Americans. Patients suffering from the health issue typically suffer from loss of mobility, cognitive function and other other issues. In fact, you've probably seen the topic in ...
A new study presented at the Society for Endocrinology's annual meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland emphasizes reducing sitting for extended periods during pregnancy in order to ward off any baby blues.
The heart medication dexrazoxane or dexra for short may improve survival and prevent ovarian damage after chemotherapy, according to a recent study.
Many health risks come with obesity. Yet did you know it could also rob the body's ability of properly absorbing vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining healthy skin and teeth?
Forty-seven-year-old Judy Brown didn't know she was pregnant until one hour before she gave birth at Beverly Hospital in Beverly, Massachusetts on Wednesday.
A study from the University of Washington revealed that children have a sense of self-esteem by age five that's comparable to that of adults.
Human intervention isn't always a bad thing, and that's especially true when it comes to the Saimaa ringed seal. Scientists have found that humans can help the critically endangered seal cope with climate change.