A study designed to discover the effects of levels of oxygen saturation in premature babies is under fire for not fully informing participating parents of the possible consequences, which include both blindness, neurological damage and death.
President Obama has set forth a $235 million dollar plan directed at providing greater awareness of and resources for those struggling with mental health issues.
When one newly-wed couple discovered the husband's sperm was causing the wife an allergic reaction, they sought help.
A New York auction house saw today (Wednesday) a 60-year-old letter beat Abraham Lincoln letter and fetching $5.3 million to its owner.
By selectively breeding rats that exhibited traits of either extreme activity or laziness, researcher Frank Booth and post-doctoral fellow Michael Roberts, found that genetics could play a role in exercise motivation.
Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, said Tuesday in a speech that he will continue to protect the country's food programs from what he is calling "a very consistent, thoughtful campaign to delegitimize" them.
After hours of deliberation on Tuesday, a Nevada jury decided that two UnitedHealth Group units must pay $500 million in punitive damages for failing to oversee a doctor whose unsanitary medical practices are believed to have given patients hepatitis C.
College freshmen who reported higher levels of alcohol use and anxiety were found to be more emotionally connected to the content on Facebook than their peers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Computers in Human Behavior.
HIV and AIDS prevention groups are once again at arms with one another as the Supreme Court prepares to consider whether the requirement that those organizations receiving government funding for such work take an open stance against prostitution is in fact constitutional.
Health and environmental groups plan to petition 10 major U.S. retailers Wednesday to phase out potentially toxic products. Specifically, the appeal includes a list of 100 chemicals the groups believe should be avoided based on an array of scientific studies.
According to a new study, cervical cancer can be prevented by few types of papilloma viruses.
A new gene mutation has been identified that could make African-Americans with it twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in old age as those without it
After analyzing more than two decades worth of data, researchers have found that high blood pressure and obesity, so-called "diseases of affluence," are no longer confined to countries with higher incomes.
Recently at an American Association for Cancer Research conference, Anees B. Chagpar, associate professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine, said that it "blew my mind" when her research showed more than a quarter of melanoma survivors do not use sunscreen when outdoors for more than an hour and that a small portion of the skin cancer survivors still visited the tanning bed.