Stroke kills more women than men – it is the third leading cause of female death. But, according to the American Heart Association, less than half of women know the signs.
Are we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.
There is no test for colon cancer more accurate than a colonoscopy but an experimental testing of stool samples holds promise.
People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
A study of physical activity and transit use, determined that walking prior to and immediately after transit trips is actually quite good for you – and an unexpected form of exercise.
A study of people with blood pressure higher than 120/80 but lower than 140/90 found they were 66% more likely to develop a stroke than people who had normal blood pressure.
Now you have an excuse if you can’t sing. A new study shows that musical aptitude is a complex behavioral trait and is at least partially inherited.
There is new research that suggests for the first time that some cases of ovarian cancer are associated with obesity.
Most people who have heard of pertussis, or whooping cough think it was eradicated 30 years ago. Not so.
New research has raised concerns about the risk for heart attacks and strokes in some men who take testosterone.
There is a recent trend to warn people about ‘buzzed driving’ because it may pose a serious danger to the driver and others.
New research shows that if you don’t get the sleep you need, your risk for obesity goes up.
Almost 36 percent of added sugars in the American diet come from beverages.
According to a survey of more than 1,100 parents, children aren’t getting the sleep they need.
If there’s a way we can attack addictions, try to understand them and deal with them, so much the better. Researchers say Amino acids in the brain may be key.