Tick protection just got official. CDC researchers confirm permethrin's effectiveness on a new study that tested the chemical's capabilities in immobilizing three species of disease-carrying ticks.
Women below 49 years old are now more likely to get lung cancer than men from the same generation. And no, researchers say that smoking doesn't quite explain the role reversal.
A new study shows alarming trends through a 15-year period regarding individuals below 20 unnecessarily exposed to ADHD medication. With millions of children in the United States suffering from the disorder, intentional or accidental overdoses are becoming more common.
Keeping your child sequestered away in a super clean home may do more harm than good. New research shows that not priming the immune system in early childhood may lead to its malfunction and the development of childhood leukemia.
Say goodbye to migraines. FDA recently approved the first ever drug that can prevent migraines, Aimovig, which is slated to be released in a week.
Scientists found a loophole in the common cold that could lead to a cure. A new study revealed that researchers already tested a new molecule, which hijacks the body instead of the common cold virus itself.
World Health Organization wages war on industrially produced trans fats with a six-pronged plan to eliminate it from the global food supply. The step-by-step guide, REPLACE, aims to reach low- and middle-income countries as well.
The secret for the cure of chronic disease, diabetes, and even pancreatic cancer may lie in vitamin D treatments. The vitamin can reportedly treat damaged beta cells, which is behind high glucose levels in diabetes.
A measles outbreak has hit New Jersey and health officials are warning residents to watch out for signs of infection. The highly contagious disease already infected a couple of people in the states.
James Harrison has saved the lives of 2.4 million babies by regularly donating his blood that has rare antibodies. Now, the Man With the Golden Arm is retiring.
More people have gotten infected with salmonella, following an outbreak in the East Coast that led to a massive recall of over 200 million eggs in the market.
Block the sun effectively with one of Consumer Reports' top-rating sunscreens of the year. The group's annual list states that chemical products are still a more effective option than mineral ones.
An Indianapolis woman died from necrotizing fasciitis or flesh-eating bacteria that she reportedly got from Florida. The family believes that inadequate and delayed medical care played a part in her death.
Major depression is becoming more and more common in the United States where 9 million people are already diagnosed with it. Even worse news: it's the young who are suffering the most from the condition.
A new survey shows that most oncologists don't feel knowledgeable enough about the benefits of medical marijuana on their cancer patients. Scientific evidence on cannabis for cancer is scarce, although anecdotal evidence are plentiful.