A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.
In a recent study, one-third of the participants said they'd shave time off their lives to avoid taking medication each day.
New research found that the number of people experiencing physical discomfort and depression in their last year of life is on the rise.
A woman and her husband are racing to find a treatment for her deadly genetic sleep disorder before symptoms set in.
The U.K. just voted to legalize an IVF procedure that uses DNA from two parents and one donor.
Even within a single state, the cost of an MRI might vary by hundreds of dollars.
A growing number of young patients are opting for the procedure—but their age comes with its own set of medical and insurance challenges.
A new study found that when people focus on looks, they're less tuned in to the body's signals of hunger and fullness.
In terms of food consumption, the Super Bowl marks the unhealthiest day of the year.
Researchers in Australia have temporarily rid 23 children of their adverse reactions to the nut.
Places that send teams to the championship game see a spike in influenza-related deaths, according a new study.
Researchers tracking the evolution of the virus say it might now be more easily transmitted.
The science behind what makes people scratch
For many transgender people, achieving a feminine voice can be difficult. A singer-turned-vocal coach specializes in helping them adjust.
Why the American Academy of Pediatrics wants to change the drug's illegal status
A new study adds to the research connecting social isolation with cardiovascular risk.
People are much more likely to achieve their fitness goals with their spouse than alone.
Patients who say they have Morgellons point to skin lesions as proof of their disease. But doctors believe the lesions are self-inflicted—that the condition is psychological, not dermatological.
Doctors understand obesity as a social disease, even if most other people don't.
A new study found that kids ate more fruits and vegetables when playtime came first.