By Amber Moore | Oct 30, 2012 08:24 PM EDT
Two UN agencies published a report-The Atlas of health and climate, on Monday that shows how climate affects people's health. The agencies said that knowing about climate and the effect that it has on health can help people prepare for worst-case-scenarios.
By Amber Moore | Oct 05, 2012 04:58 PM EDT
A new survey has found that patients who read doctors’ notes about themselves are more likely to comply with the healthcare plans and follow the doctor’s advice. Many people in the survey said that they’d want to continue reading their doctor’s notes.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 26, 2012 03:33 PM EDT
Drinking beer can keep you strong in old age, according to Japanese scientists who found a substance in hops that can actually prevent muscle tissue from deteriorating.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 24, 2012 01:19 PM EDT
Castration may add up to two decades to a man's life, according to a new study that found that eunuchs living in Korea centuries ago lived significantly longer than other men.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 19, 2012 04:48 PM EDT
Sleeping in a purple bedroom may enhance your sex life, a new study suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 19, 2012 11:30 AM EDT
Extreme temperatures during heat waves and cold spells may significantly increase the risk of premature death from heart disease, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 18, 2012 05:08 PM EDT
Diet fads come and go, but it seems that there is always a new way to get thinner, which is why it may come as no surprise that the average woman spends an alarming 17 years of her life on diets.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 13, 2012 06:28 PM EDT
Men with divorced parents are three times more likely to suffer a stroke than men with married parents, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 30, 2012 02:30 PM EDT
Thinking about an excuse to eat that chocolate bar? You don't need one.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 30, 2012 11:56 AM EDT
The more abortions a woman has had before her first child, the higher her risk of life-threatening problems for future pregnancies, new findings suggest.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 29, 2012 11:32 AM EDT
"That's so gay" has been part of teenage slang for some time, but a new study has found that the phrase can have lasting effects on students who consider themselves as bisexual, gay, lesbian or transgender (LGBT).
By Christine Hsu | Aug 28, 2012 03:48 PM EDT
A pair of identical twin sisters from Australia, who became famous through their battle with anorexia, appeared to have fulfilled their prophecy that their lives would end together, with both dying as a result of a house fire Monday night.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 27, 2012 04:14 PM EDT
Contrary to popular belief, drinking energy drinks containing caffeine and taurine may actually improve health and boost heart function in healthy people, a new study reveals.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 23, 2012 04:43 PM EDT
Fifth grade children of black and Latino ethnicities are more likely to experience health disparities, study says.