By Samantha Olson | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:00
The chances of becoming obese decrease with a combination of more time spent exercising and less time on the couch.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:12
A study from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital finds childhood cancer survivors, by following a healthy lifestyle, may lower their risk of developing metabolic syndrome.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:40
The World Health Organization is asking everyone to "think again" when it comes to viral hepatitis as a part of its July 28 campaign, World Hepatitis Day.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:29
A simple, minutes-long test involving walking speed may correctly diagnose the early stages of dementia among older adults.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00
Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.
By Shweta Iyer | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:28
With 700,000 Americans currently living with brain tumors, researchers at the American Brain Tumor Association's annual conference share their findings on possible causes of the condition.
By Shweta Iyer | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30
Decreased light exposure helps us all get better rest. Based on a new study, high levels of melatonin, the sleep hormone, may prove successful in treating breast cancer tumors.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:02
Since gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December, Sovaldi, the hepatitis C drug, has courted controversy due to its steep $1,000-a-pill price.
By Ben Wolford | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00
The mutation of a single gene may cause autism, intellectual disability, or seizures. A better understanding could lead to new treatments, doctors say.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:52
In Ghana, hallucinatory voices come from God. In America, they come from demons.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:36
"Sense," a sleep tracker with a polycarbonate orb and pillowcase clip, monitors sleep patterns and bedroom environment to help tackle insomnia.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:15
A team of geneticists from the University of Geneva identified genetic mutations in the non-coding portion of the human genome contributing to colorectal cancer.
By Shweta Iyer | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:45
Military men who are of average size are less likely to be depressed compared to people who are shorter or taller than the average.