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
New findings back up a study published last year that suggested HRT increased the risk of all categories of breast cancer. Previusly, doctors thought HRT only increased the risk of less-serious cancers...
Gluten-free products made with refined grains can be low in fiber, vitamins and minerals
Hallucinations, heart problems and seizures also tied to illegal drug
A new study finds that 40 percent of physicians in hospitals report that, at least once a month, they took on more patients than they could safely handle. The results suggest that hospitals need to evaluate doctors' workloads and create standards for safety...
Morbidly obese individuals—those with a BMI of 40 and above—were 80 percent more likely to die in a car crash, according to a study published in Emergency Medical Journal
Public health officials urge U.S. families to get vaccinated in preparation for what, they warn, could be a particularly bad year
A molecular signal that triggers sunburns helps the body remove sun-damaged cells before they trigger cancer. The findings could lead to new treatments for psoriasis and other inflammatory responses...
Human papillomavirus spreads quickly between two people in a new relationship. Screening is advised because the virus is known to cause cervical cancer
The researchers said this is the first study to link caffeine intake with "chronotype," which classifies people by the time of day they are most alert and active
It takes longer for people to get high from this oral form of marijuana, so there is little potential for abuse
Future research is needed to find out the exact causes of pain perception differences, and which ones would be best to target for more effective pain control
Even though radiation from body scanners is likely to be very low, the doses should still be confirmed using dosimeters
Frequently breaking up long bouts of sitting with just a few minutes of light exercise helps to lower one's cancer risk
The rationale behind the recommendation is that the vaccine prevents genital warts and anal cancers in males, both of which can be caused by HPV
Activity in the brain's "hate circuit" is out of sync across the circuit's three regions, leading to self-loathing and other failures to deal appropriately with feelings of hate, research suggests...
The CDC explains why this is the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than a decade
Childless men in a study of 135,000 AARP members had a 17 percent higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease than fathers