The Alabama Department of Public Health announced that the mysterious respiratory illness found in seven individuals is a combination of multiple viruses.
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.
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.
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.
A new study reveals that dietary nicotine, found naturally in the Solanaceae plant, may offer a protective effect against Parkinson's disease.
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.
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.
Medical marijuana regulations have been finalized by Massachusetts public health officials Wednesday and will take effect May 24.
A Muslim leader offered to bury Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but his proposal is met with opposition from the Colorado Muslim Society that says either Tsarnaev's family or Boston Muslims should decide where he is buried.
Reports of sexual assault among members of the military are becoming more prevalent, according to data released from the Pentagon.
A suspect in the Cleveland kidnapper case, accused of holding three women captive for ten years, was the target of a police investigation in 2004 for abducting and endangering children after keeping a boy on the school bus he was driving for two hours.
The couple taken hostage and tied up in their Southern California mountain cabin by Christopher Dorner will receive the majority of the $1 million reward offered during the manhunt for the rogue ex-cop.
Tanning beds could soon come with warning labels alerting indoor tanners to the increased risk of skin cancer as the Food and Drug administration announced a proposal for tougher regulations.
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.