It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.
According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.
Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.
State employees will now be required to participate in a wellness program as part of their health insurance or pay a $50 annual penalty.
Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.
Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.
We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.
A compound found in hops helps younger mice improve their memory but had no effect on older animals.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.