Many U.S. doctors aren't telling teenaged patients and their parents about a newer vaccine for potentially deadly bacterial meningitis infections, a new study finds.
Differences in survival rates between rural and urban cancer patients may be due to the kind of care they receive, a review of cancer clinical trials contends.
Cellphone users blundering into signs, lampposts, other people and traffic have become a recurring sidewalk sight in many places.
For women with advanced breast cancer who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, an experimental drug could improve survival, a new study suggests.
A low-dose three-in-one combination pill controls blood pressure more effectively than the regular medications people take, according to data from a new clinical trial.
Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds.
A pair of new studies points towards two potential paths to the fountain of youth.
Exercise is good for your mental health, as long as you don't overdo it, researchers say.
You can splurge from time to time and still lose weight when you choose foods that are lavish but also low-calorie.
A "power gap" between doctors and nurses contributes to poor communication that puts hospital patients at risk, a new study contends.
A new blood test can help emergency room doctors more quickly determine whether patients with chest pain are having a heart attack, a U.S. study confirms.
Donji Cullenbine's young son, Alex, has autism, but when he put on a pair of Google Glass smartglasses they helped him recognize the emotions of others through their facial expressions.
Hopefully, you enjoy exercising and don't watch the clock, impatient for it to be over.
A single traumatic brain injury can raise a person's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.
Deer ticks are scary enough. Now, scientists have linked bites from the lone star tick to about one-third of all potentially life-threatening allergic reactions around Tennessee.
An experimental drug reversed hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation in mice that were first fed a diet high in fat and cholesterol.
Need another reason to improve your diet and start exercising? Doing so could help ward off cancer, a new study finds.
There's no shortage of good diet advice, but the following tips have scientific research to support them.
There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year.