By Susan Scutti | May 20, 2013 01:05 PM EDT
Wanting to avoid an early death, a Londoner, who tested positive for the BRCA2 gene, underwent historic surgery.
By Matthew Mientka | May 20, 2013 02:00 PM EDT
A study found a higher incidence of respiratory infections among young children living closer to major roadways, with prenatal exposure to traffic also implicated.
By Justin Caba | May 20, 2013 12:02 PM EDT
Researchers speculate that the link between ADHD and obesity is rooted in poor decision making skills and in the struggle to manage impulses.
By Ansa Varughese | May 20, 2013 11:46 AM EDT
With the uncovered risk of melanoma for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, researchers advise these individuals to apply sunscreen, among other sun-protective measures.
By Susan Scutti | May 20, 2013 03:06 PM EDT
A study from the University of Oxford suggests that B vitamins decrease atrophy in posterior brain regions that are crucial in Alzheimer's.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 20, 2013 10:47 AM EDT
A promising sleeping pill, with fewer side effects than current drugs on the market, is in the midst of the FDA approval process.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 20, 2013 10:08 AM EDT
You may not be as protected from cancer and premature skin aging as you think.
By Cindy del Rosario | May 19, 2013 02:19 PM EDT
An examination of sleep-disordered breathing and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease shows that the two may be related, especially among lean people.
By Anthony Rivas | May 19, 2013 02:09 PM EDT
People who suffer from asthma are more likely to develop sleep apnea later in life.
By Matthew Mientka | May 19, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
The state is spending hundreds of millions of dollars more on mental health care, as lawmakers work with an estimated budget surplus of $12 billion.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 19, 2013 11:12 AM EDT
Researchers say that cancer survivors often suffer physical and emotional impairment after treatment, a lot of which goes undetected or untreated.
By Matthew Mientka | May 19, 2013 02:02 PM EDT
Compounds in ginger might help asthma patients breathe easier when combined with bronchodilating medications, a study shows.
By Matthew Mientka | May 18, 2013 05:29 PM EDT
A new study shows that being HIV positive diminish the effectiveness of a liver transplant to treat hepatocellular carcinoma.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 18, 2013 12:16 PM EDT
Dr. Christine Daniel received a 14-year sentence for falsely promising patients that she had a cure for their terminal illnesses.
By Lizette Borreli | May 17, 2013 06:02 PM EDT
Expecting mothers like Beyonce can sport the baby bump and stay in shape without compromising their health.