Scientists who merged the bloodstreams of young and old mice have identified a growth hormone that may have the potential to reverse age-related heart failure.
A new statement released by the American Heart Association (AHA) says that owning a pet may result in a lowered risk for developing heart disease. The organization attributes this protective effect to our four-legged friends because their owners showed a decreased risk of being obese, as well lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Eyelash extensions are the hot new thing in the beauty realm these days. And although the procedure gives customers luscious, long lashes, it also presents some serious health risks---according to a new study conducted by Consumer Reports.
Children of mothers who had the flu during pregnancy may be at a higher risk for developing bipolar disorder, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests.
Fish oil benefits, in relation to heart health, are the target of a new long-term study from Italy that found the supplement did not display a positive effect on the development of heart problems---a departure from results displayed in previous studies that suggested the supplement does have a positive effect in regard to the development of heart-related issues.
A new study reveals that dietary nicotine, found naturally in the Solanaceae plant, may offer a protective effect against Parkinson's disease.
The decision to pull the gum comes as the United States Food and Drug Administration revs up its investigation, announced last week, into the effect additional caffeine consumption may have on children.
Here's a fact startling enough to give you a heart attack: federal data released today indicates that U.S. hospitals have differences of up to thousands of dollars for the same procedures, sometimes within the same state or even town.
The United States accounts for 60 percent of all first-day deaths, but only 38 percent of all live births, the new report says. An estimated 11,300 U.S. babies died on their first day of life.
Believed to have originated in East Africa, the snails have since established themselves throughout the Indo-Pacific Basin, a large swath across the globe that includes the Indian and Western Pacific oceans.
Medical marijuana regulations have been finalized by Massachusetts public health officials Wednesday and will take effect May 24.
France is reporting their first case of a SARS-related novel coronavirus, according to the country's health authorities Wednesday who are now on the search for other people who may have been in contact with the infected man.
Only half of people in the United States who have been infected with hepatitis C get properly tested for the disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Alzheimer's disease research has taken a step back as Baxter International Inc. announced that they are canceling late-stage trials of a drug developed to treat the condition.
A man assumed that his chronic runny nose, sometimes enduring for an entire year, was due to allergies.