"Horsing around" doesn't typically carry the most positive connotation. Yet a recent study shows that young people who regularly work with horses may experience a significant reduction of stress.
A recent study shows that daily aspirin will not only reduce the risk of heart attack, but can also reduce the risk of colon cancer among those with high levels of a specific gene type.
The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry reported new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the country’s capital of Riyadh as well as the cities of Jiddah, Mecca, and Medina, resulting in four deaths in the past few days.
The Vaccines for Children program was established in 1993 and aimed to ensure that children would not get sick from preventable diseases. Since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that vaccines saved over 732,000 lives.
There have been measles outbreaks in a number of states dating back to January 1. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have totaled 13 outbreaks and 129 cases of the viral respiratory disease.
Among the many concerns for those opposed to marijuana legalization, a recent study finds that drug use has not increased among young people in states that have decriminalized the drug for medicinal purposes.
If you're an innovative individual, a recent study suggests that taking a walk could help get the creative juices flowing.
It turns out that there may be a reason that city dwellers of lower socioeconomic status are more prone to asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders. Researchers have found that it could be due in part to their reduced exposure to microbes that thrive in rural environments.
For Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, the oldest woman who ever, she swore by two life secrets: A daily serving of herring and a glass of OJ. Yet scientists have discovered so much more behind her remarkably healthy life and crystal-clear cognition.
It turns out that cow manure may be more dangerous than anyone expected (and not just because of the smell). Manure can contain a surprising number of antibiotic resistance genes from the cows' gut bacteria.
Poop is not the most pleasant topic to discuss, even in terms of medical science. Yet for those suffering from the intestinal infection Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that can cause diarrhea or in more severe cases, life-threatening colon inflammation, a fecal transplant is oftentimes necessary....
Emotions are a huge part of the human existence. They dictate our actions on a daily basis. Now, scientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviors critical for survival.