Researchers say parents shouldn’t freak out if their child sucks his thumb or bites his nails; it might actually be helping them avoid developing allergies.
A cancer therapy trial involving genetically engineered immune cells and a chemotherapy drug was halted after 3 patients died from brain swelling.
Harvard researchers analyzed 12 studies and found that consuming ample amounts of whole grains can help people live longer.
A review of several studies suggests that people should stick to 3 meals a day, eat together with their household, and maintain a regular eating pattern.
Researchers have discovered a “chatty” gene that makes people more sociable. Scientists say it could lead to new treatments for autism and other social disorders.
Exercise has long been associated with good brain health, but a new study shows that working out shortly after exercising may help you retain memories.
A new study shows that when a drug company gives a doctor just 1 free, cheap meal, it influences the doctor to prescribe the company’s promoted drug.
In an analysis of 7 previous studies, researchers found that young migraine sufferers are more likely to have vitamin deficiencies.
A new study shows microplastics in the ocean make perch smaller, slower, and oblivious to predators, threatening the species’ survival.
Reduce your chances of getting a tickborne disease by using repellents, checking for ticks, and … drying your clothes?
Many scientists don’t think cell phones emit enough radiation to cause cancer, but a new study may make believers out of the biggest skeptics.
Consumer Reports has a warning for us – nearly half of sunscreen products in the U.S. fail to live up to the SPF claim on their bottles.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!
Researchers have released a list of 6 deadly sins they say are most likely to shorten your life. Avoid them and experience a longer, healthier life.
Being overweight is not as deadly now as it was in the 1970s, says a recent study, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore excess weight.
Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”