New research has found that parents of children with autism who practice better day-to-night transitions promote healthier sleep patterns and improve their overall behavior and quality of life.
Roche Holding AG announced positive results from an experimental cancer drug which shrank lung tumors among a small group of smokers by 26 percent in a clinical trial.
Commercial space travel will be up and running by 2014, according to Sir Richard Branson, that is.
Consuming oily fish high in omega-3 fatty acids has long been endorsed for its ability to keep brains active and cut the risk of a stroke.
A total of seven large dolphins died in Brazil over the weekend after they beached themselves in the northeastern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte, according to local media.
HIV infection rates have plunged more than 50 percent among children and by a third among adults since 2001, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
Early speech and reading skills have generally been attributed with being smart, however, a new study found that those who began speaking earlier in life had a higher probability of developing an alcohol habit in adulthood.
Measles was declared "eliminated" from the U.S. in 2000, but this year is slated to have the most reported cases of the disease in over a decade, according to new numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Exercise offers some benefits for people suffering from depression, according to an updated systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, researchers agree further studies need to be done in order to reach a more conclusive statement regarding the link between the two.
A new study has suggested that the risk of developing endometrial or womb cancer may be lowered by doing a minimum of 30 minutes exercise per day, drinking coffee and maintaining a healthy weight.
The Food and Drug Administration is revisiting its label policies on prescription painkillers including OxyContin and morphin, in a bid to buckle down on the rising epidemic of prescription painkiller overdoses, the organization said Tuesday.
Medical researchers are concerned that people are falling for counterfeit stem cell treatments despite the fact that these 'therapies' have not yet been proven and many may even be downright dangerous, The Irish Times reports.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports at least 89 people have been left ill after eating Chobani Greek yogurt which prompted the company to informally recall the yogurt from retailers.