Identifying the different mutations could help women decide if and when to undergo preventative surgery
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration discovered an amphetamine-like substance in certain diet pills and sports products in 2013 but did not warn consumers...
Chris Borland's decision has provoked discussion of the types of brain damage that can occur including a severe degenerative disease abbreviated as CTE
The product, approved Tuesday by a government agency, yields a drink with the same alcohol content as a standard mixed drink, so some lawmakers are concerned
The increase in prescription pain medication use might be a contributing factor
Only dogs should be allowed to visit because they're more reliably trained and less risky, says the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology
In the last century alone, researchers have described more than 1,000 cases of plague infections in the U.S.
Scientists are eager to find out whether the new virus that infects gut bacteria could promote health or influence susceptibility to certain conditions
Injecting the TBX18 gene into heart muscle could transform normal heart cells into special ones that can initiate a heartbeat
Customers at the same table are found to pick main dishes from the same category of food as their fellow diners
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight the urgent need for changes in prescription practices in a new report
NASA-funded research found drawbacks to having extroverts on teams in isolated and confined environments
While the new labels alone won't curb the obesity epidemic, public health experts applaud the FDA's new nutrition label rules and design
The new labels would make serving sizes more realistic and differentiate between total sugar content and added sugars
Each additional hour spent sitting by study subjects was associated with a nearly 50-percent increase in the odds of having a disability
Reducing trans fat in foods could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year
Endocrine disruptors have the potential to interfere with hormone production and affect our reproduction
A consumer advocacy organization crowned Long John Silver's platter as the "worst restaurant meal"
CDC Research suggests that increasing prescriptions and physiological differences are driving a rise in deaths
Gene patents, if upheld by the Supreme Court, could affect genetic research and access to genetic tests for patients