The 'bad' kind of cholesterol, 'LDL,' has been effectively targeted by drugs like Lipitor known as statins. A treatment now in clinical trials could do even better.
In a new study, self-esteem in some overweight girls didn't bounce back, even after their body mass index returned to normal.
A new study find some biological differences in the brains of people suffering fro chronic fatigue syndrome, but little that can explain the problem.
Women are increasingly delaying the decision to have children. But how long is too long?
In addition to positive heart health effects, it helps cut your risk of cancer, too, new research suggests.
Heavy use of the veterinary anesthetic turned recreational drug could have serious consequences.
A new study identifies some traits of people whose marriages started off great but later fell apart. The warning signs? Poor communication, verbal aggression, and "inappropriate pessimism."
Potentially harmful chemicals lurk in many everyday products, even if they're not listed on the box.
Emergency efforts will keep the flow of lifesaving drugs to American doctors.
The surprising results of a new study suggest that if kids are familiar with vegetables it makes no difference at all if you sneak them into food.
How does having the disease you research in the lab every day affect your work? We spoke to nine doctors, and present their stories here.
New research adds to our understanding of the learning process by showing exactly what's going on in the brain while performing tasks.
A new study out of Yale University's School of Nursing and Child Study Center shows that a little bit of coaching can go a long way.
Enhancing cognitive prowess later in life could naturally influence one's openness to new experiences, according to a new set of studies.
Researchers are still fleshing out exactly how the Mediterranean diet benefits both mind and body, but one thing is certain: the ratio of monounsaturated fats to saturated fats is ideal.
Not getting enough sleep leaves us tired during the day. But the body's clock also affects mood, mental alertness, hunger, and heart function.
Science has yet to map all of the mechanisms behind the stress-immunity connection, but a new study proves the danger of inflammation.
New researched published in the CDC's journal suggests that E. coli found in chickens matched the strains in women suffering from UTIs.
Forget the pain reliever. Learning to administer a massage following a workout is a cost-effective and healthier alternative to medicine.
The testes hang outside the body for a reason: They need to keep cool to function properly. Intentionally warming them with an ultrasound machine could kill off sperm cells permanently.