Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.


Could Alzheimer’s Be Treated with Period Pain Medication?

Although there is no accepted treatment for Alzheimer’s yet, a study shows that we may find hope in a common period pain medication drug – mefenamic acid.


Pesticides Sprayed to Fight Zika may be more Harmful than Zika

Florida officials are spraying a pesticide called naled which kills Zika-carrying mosquitoes, but is associated with serious health risks.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Acupuncture May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).


Thousands of Lives Could be Saved by Stricter Air Pollution Standards

Thousands of lives across 20 U.S. cities would be saved, and thousands of serious health problems could be prevented with tighter air pollution standards.


Could Poor Sleep Habits Be Making You Fat?

Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.


Machines Help People with Spinal Injuries Regain Mobility

Recent research from the Walk Again Project found that those who had lost mobility saw great improvement after interacting with a robot.


Your Brain Has Two “Time-Keeping Devices” for Sleep

A new Belgian study shows that people rely on two different internal “time keeping devices” to regulate their sleep patterns.


Grandchildren of Those with Depression Have Threefold Risk of the Disorder

New research suggests that those who have grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a threefold risk of developing the disorder themselves.


Could Being Hospitalized with Infections Lead to Higher Suicide Risk?

A new Danish study has found that people who have been hospitalized for a serious infection are at a higher risk for suicide.


Your Tap Water Is Likely Contaminated with Industrial Chemicals

Millions of Americans have drinking water that is contaminated with industrial chemicals linked to cancer, thyroid problems, and many other health problems.


Study: Women Feel Better than Ever About their Bodies

A new study shows that while women’s confidence in their bodies was still generally lower than men, it has been positively increasing over time.


This is Absolutely Key to Being Immune to Stress

A new study shows that older adults who have a positive view of aging handle stress better than those who see getting older as a negative thing.


The PSA Prostate Cancer Test: Should You Get Tested?

A new study shows that cases of advanced prostate cancer are increasing dramatically, and suggests that more men should be screened.


23andMe Study Finds Genetic Ties to Depression

Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.


Poll: Blindness Big Fear Amongst Americans; Emphasizes Vision Care

A new poll by Research!America has indicated that Americans fear blindness as much as they fear Alzheimer’s, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.