Fewer than five hours of sleep a night coupled with access to high-calorie food can increase weight, according to a new study.
A new study showed that women who take aspirin for 12 years or more lowered their risk of melanoma skin cancer by thirty percent, according to a study published online in the journal CANCER.
Common antibiotics in the next 20 years could be useless, even in protecting people from common wounds, let alone fighting severe infections, according to Chief Medical Officer from the U.K.
This summer, Florida will see the invasion of huge mosquitoes called gallinipper, according to entomologist Phil Kaufman from the University of Florida. Kaufman warns that there has been a rise in the number of huge mosquitoes due to the tropical storm that hit the state last year.
According to a new study, taking a daily dose of aspirin may reduce the risk of melanoma. Researchers say that aspirin has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the risk of cancer.
Heart disease isn't entirely related to modern lifestyle, but has affected humans since ancient times. A new study has provided evidence that hunter-gatherers, too, suffered from clogged arteries. Researchers say that every population in the world has an inherent risk of atherosclerosis and that diets don't provide us much protection from the disease.
Researchers have now found a way to grow teeth from a person's own gum cells, a finding that can help many replace missing teeth with teeth that are bioengineered.
According to a new study, bee venom can kill Human immunodeficiency virus. Researchers report that they are developing a new kind of vaginal gel using the bee venom that will protect couples from the spread of HIV.
Mediterranean's are famous for enjoying a nice glass of red wine with their meals which even has some heart healthy benefits. A new study says a natural ingredient found in red wine, resveratrol, can help fight off diseases associated with age.
College football players have one more thing to be concerned about. A new study released Friday from researchers at Cleveland Clinic and the University of Rochester have found that football players may suffer long-term brain changes despite not having suffered a concussion.
The emerging "novel coronavirus", a SARS-like virus , which has appeared in patients in the U.K. and the Middle East is a cause for concern, said the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in spite of no reported cases in the U.S.
In the fight against bird flu, or the H5N1 virus, scientists in Australia are creating genetically modified chickens to make them resistant to bird flu in bid to find a cure for the potentially deadly virus.
According to researchers from Mayo Clinic, cash rewards can help people stick to a weight loss plan.
Recent media reports have reported that gel manicures - used to prevent nail from chipping - can lead to cancer. However, according to this article from American Council on Science and Health, the reports that link gel manicures with cancer may be slightly overblown.
The frequency of autoimmune diseases in Western societies, such as multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes, has risen in recent decades. In three research papers published Wednesday, high-salt consumption was attributed as a risk factor for causing the spike in these diseases.