1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don't even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new report shows.
Many American teens are sleep-deprived, and parents blame their attachment to electronics, new survey results show.
Is America's love affair with meat starting to lose its luster?
New research suggests there is no perfume a man loves more than the scent of a fertile woman.
When you take your medications may have a lot to do with how well they work, new research suggests.
As if the start of a new school year isn't stressful enough, many teens may find their acne worsens when classes start, a skin doctor says.
Time spent reading to toddlers or having "conversations" with them helps boost their intelligence and thinking skills, even a decade later, new research shows.
For minor ills such as sore throats, privately insured Americans increasingly use urgent care centers rather than hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds.
Poor nutrition increases a child's risk of high blood pressure, a new study finds.
Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy might translate into healthier growth in children during their first six years of life, a new study suggests.
Younger women who undergo chemotherapy for lung cancer are more likely to experience early menopause, researchers have found.
For the first time, scientists report using gene-editing technology to halt the progression of muscular dystrophy in dogs -- suggesting a possible breakthrough for children with a form of the disease.
A baby's immune system kicks into high gear immediately after birth, a new study finds.
Scientists say they're researching a way to destroy cancer cells that travel to other parts of the body.
By fourth grade, girls in the United States read and write better than boys, a new study reveals.
More American women than ever are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it's not just because some are using fertility treatments, new research shows.
Thousands of Americans struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have a new treatment option to help them breathe easier.
Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease?
There's no shortage of creative excuses people come up with to stay stuck on the sofa, but three of them top the list.
There's disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn't prolong healthy, independent living in otherwise healthy people aged 70 and older.
Almost two dozen new cancer treatments received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in the past year, a new report reveals.
With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine at all.
Optimism and a sense of purpose can improve your heart health, new research suggests.
More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, new research suggests.