Women who waited 15 years after their first period to have children had 60 percent less chance of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer.
From 33 percent in 1990, 43 percent of people worldwide now live into their seventies. But just because we're living longer doesn't mean we're living better.
The ability to rock it to the rhythm of the beat appears to be innately -- and uniquely -- human.
Information spreads so quickly throughout the very social network because it values complex interpersonal ties
The Olympic medalist went back home to East St. Louis. Now, she wants the next generation to do the same.
Reducing the demand for costly nursing home living can come down to a hot meal.
Digesting formula can be toxic to cells that line the gastrointestinal tract.
In South Dakota, long-distance doctoring is bringing health care to rural communities.
Innovations, outbreaks, and oddities from the year in health and medicine
Despite physical and cognitive decline, older age is associated with higher self-ratings of successful aging.
People who thought they ate more felt less hungry later.
The death rate for people who never had children was up to 4 times higher than that of biological and adoptive parents.
A researcher's struggle to get players and leagues to cooperate in a study of traumatic brain injury
Why, with age, people appear to lose the gut instinct that protects us from scams and shady deals
Non-stop reminiscing about Decembers past may cut down your gas bill.
Those in traditional relationships are more satisfied, sexually and otherwise, and better at communicating.
Every reason to justify it
Divorcees encouraged to express themselves through writing had a harder time moving on.
A great way to get people to work out more is to make them feel inadequate.
Consequences attributed to our reliance on fossil fuels occurring in the Antarctic Ocean