While adding a vitamin D supplement to your diet might help lower the risk for these and other health issues, new findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine show that higher doses of vitamin D don't seem to improve mobility in older individuals; in fact, higher doses of vitamin D may even increase...
High amounts of dietary sugar, which are more common in a Western-style diet, may increase the risk of cancer.
Some women today are deciding to give birth at home instead of in a hospital, and though perinatal death risk is higher, statistics show that it is still low.
Even slightly elevated blood sugar levels may be linked to kidney damage, according to a recent study.
The Honolulu quintuplets spent their first Christmas at home instead of in a hospital.
Premature and underweight babies may have stronger chances of survival if they spend the beginning of their lives in "kangaroo care."
New findings published in Nature Communications show that four genes may contribute to the risk of abdominal hernias.
New findings published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) show that women with low-risk pregnancies who plan to give birth at home with the help of a midwife should be safe-with no increased risk of harm to the baby when compared to a planned hospital visit.
Researchers at Yale University discovered that ketamine--a type of anesthetic typically used before a medical or dental procedure--may be helpful in treating chronic overeating tied to depression and chronic disease.
Previous studies have boasted the benefits of drinking coffee. Now, a 10-year U.S. study on regular coffee drinkers reminds us, again, of its benefits. (And yes, caffeine-free coffee drinkers, this benefits you, too.)
New research published in the journal Nature found that between 70 and 90 percent of cancer cases are linked to avoidable lifestyle choices.