Researchers have identified the genetic cause of mirror movements and have tracked its incidence in families.
High blood pressure is a chronic health problem and it’s what we call a progressive disorder which means it gets worse over time if not controlled.
According to a new study, thinking skills improve more in children with regular exposure to green space — that’s according to a new study of more than 2,500 second to fourth-graders.
As if we need another good excuse to eat chocolate, Swedish researchers found that women who ate a moderate amount of dark chocolate on a regular basis, lowered the risk of two types of strokes by 20 percent.
Some of the most important research in the past eighteen months has centered around the importance of moving around and not sitting for extended periods of time.
We knew it was only a matter of time, but much like television in the last part of the twentieth century, the internet is having a huge role in health advice for the masses.
Osteoporosis, or weak bones, affects about ten million Americans.
Many of us like to go out to a restaurant to eat, but there is a price—beyond the price of the food. The average American consumes an additional 200 calories, 3 to 4 grams of saturated fat, and an extra 300 to 450 grams of sodium on days that include dining out.
EKG tests help your doctor detect or diagnose a wide variety of heart problems.
Exercise increases your brain’s plasticity, or connections between cells. It also releases a chemical called brain-derived neurotrophic factor. This chemical helps new brain cells develop and thrive.
This is the time of year when many of us become aware of skin lesions including skin cancer. The major reason is that we notice our skin because we are wearing lighter clothes and clothes that reveal more of us like bathing suits.
A healthy lifestyle may protect your heart from the pressure long hours, a demanding environment, and a lack of control all contribute to job strain.
If you are pregnant or thinking about having a baby in the near future you may have heard about birth plans and wonder if you need one. A birth plan can be a helpful tool to make sure your wishes for your baby’s birth are known.
It’s never easy to learn you have a chronic condition, but it’s important to know if there is potential to control that condition or even begin early treatment.
It is important to get eye exams on a regular basis and perhaps the most important step is hygiene: hand washing and cleaning of the lenses.