It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.
Researchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.
The next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.
Even with the introduction and clerical nature of electronic medical records, physicians are starting to find ways to use them to improve care.
What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
When it comes to overall health, we could learn a thing or two from other countries. Many of these nations trump the US in life expectancy.
Recently, the FDA found the HPV test to be just as reliable as a Pap smear when screening for cervical cancer.
There is fascinating research at Johns Hopkins that could someday lead to treatment for degenerative eye diseases.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Red meat is a very popular food choice here in the United States but we need to realize that it is best if eaten in moderation. [...]
This past week results of a study were released which looked at the use of gastric surgical procedures to fight diabetes.
It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.
In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
An Italian study found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.
Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.
Do you suffer from what you think are sinus headaches on a regular basis? There are several possible things that are happening.