A new study has found a link between western diet - high fat dairy, sweets, fried food, processed and red meat - and higher chances of being diagnosed with a chronic illness in old age and dying early.
Researchers have now found that retinoic acid from vitamin A can reduce prostate cancer's ability to spread to surrounding tissues.
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked with adverse behavioral or neurological development, says a study that was based on data from more than 10,000 children from UK.
What is a patient's nightmare may be a hospital's gain. A new study reports that hospitals often make more profit when a surgery goes wrong, than when it goes according to plan.
Colic in newborns has long thought to have been a result of gastrointestinal discomfort. A new report, however, suggests that the pain may not be in the stomach, but the head.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are now common in the meat aisles of most American supermarkets and consumers should be concerned, according to research by the Environmental Working Group.
Healthy women with either a family or personal history that puts them at high-risk for breast cancer, including breast lumps or other problems, should take breast cancer drugs, according to the United States Preventative Services Task Force.
A new study reports that types of bacteria able to thrive on a man's penis are drastically altered by circumcision, which may explain why circumcision often protects against HIV and other infections, the researchers state. But the practice still has critics, who say circumcising males can infringe on the right to physical integrity as well as decrease sexual pleasure.
Researchers have now found an important factor that determines how Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Researchers have now created nanosponges that can soak up a broad range of dangerous toxins in the body.
Circumcision changes the kind of bacteria that live on the penis and so offers protections against HIV and other viral infections, according to a new study.
Drinking a cup of beetroot juice (about 8 ounces) can help lower blood pressure, a small study from the U.K. suggests.
Unreliable testing may be a major cause in unnecessary, medically-invasive procedures, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
All it takes is a taste, say researchers from Indiana University, for the brain to react to beer by releasing a burst of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which acts as a reward for the brain.
Animals on various tiers of the food chain have been observed to self-medicate to cure ailments as well as prevent disease for future generations. The findings my prove to be useful for future research on plant-based pharmaceuticals for humans.