The body's ability to repair DNA damage declines with age. Now, research reveals a critical step in a molecular chain of events that allows cells to mend their broken DNA.
Studies show that changes in lifestyle behaviors over the weekend can lead to worse sleep and weight gain. Here are five ways to have a healthier weekend.
Get a jump-start on swimsuit season with these weight-loss tactics.
The UN World Health Organization says 6.5 million people die annually from air pollution, with nearly 90% of them occurring in low and middle-income countries.
Does the baby's sex influence the mother's immune system? A new study investigates the link between fetal sex and the mother's immune response to illness.
As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study.
Nearly everyone in America who has a pacemaker — in fact, people all over the world — walks around with parts from here.
Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina have found evidence that virtual reality (VR) could be a big help for detecting balance impairments early on
Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure, including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood.
Teachers from the Universidad de los Andes created an equation that could diminish the risks of the Colombian healthcare system and improve its performance. Will it work?
Maternal health and reproductive rights ensured by UNFPA are in risk over $140 million funding cuts.
In a study, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born of fathers who are habitually exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities.
According to a scientific study, “playing changes the neural connections in the frontal parts of children’s brains, called the prefrontal cortex.
You’re no doubt familiar with the adage “use it or lose it,” it’s particularly relevant when it comes to your mental acuity.
There are some potential health risks of marijuana but there also seems to be countless benefits
Better education, healthcare, and infrastructure are some of the major improvements benefiting almost 10,000 inhabitants of Guatemala.
New research shows why calorie restriction made mice live longer and healthier lives.
This condition affects the sex drive of millions of women.
Mood swings and sudden changes in behavior can be a normal part of growing up but they can also signal substance abuse.
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