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After learning her mother had advanced lung cancer, a 28-year-old woman and her partner grew closer to each other through their roles as caregivers.
A new study found that while birth order may have a slight effect on intelligence, it had no effect on personality.
Defects in all parts of the heart were more common among newborns whose mothers had pre-eclampsia, a frequent complication of pregnancy.
Almost any amount and type of physical activity may slow aging deep within our cells, and middle age may be a critical time to get the process rolling.
A randomized trial has found that neither calcium nor vitamin D was effective in reducing the risk of tumors of the colon or rectum.
A reader asks: Is it healthy for older people who have hip replacements to take up running or jogging?
Obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days, a rigorous new study found.
The “freshman 15” weight gain among college students is more like five or 10, researchers say, and an underlying cause may be inconsistent bedtimes.
Grass-fed beef tends to be higher in some nutrients, and studies suggest it may contain fewer bacteria that can cause food poisoning -- which could be good for your health.
Test your knowledge of this week's health news.
The Mediterranean Diet has long been associated with better health, but now some researchers think the whole Mediterranean lifestyle may explain the longevity of people in the region.
When it comes to the end of life, what role should patients play in deciding the terms of their own death?
People with sleep apnea were 50 percent more likely to have had a gout attack than those without the disease, independent of sex, age or obesity.
There is not yet a cure for macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the United States, but treatments are getting better.
Children who take antibiotics gain more weight than those who don't use the drugs in childhood, new research shows.
Research in dogs will help with the design of later human trials, including the best way to administer drugs, and may lead to improved treatments for both pets and people.
A new experiment suggests that light resistance training a few times a week may also slow the age-related shrinking of some parts of our brains.
Swedish researchers found that the higher a person’s income, the lower the risk of death following cardiac surgery.
A reader asks: Should I be concerned that teeth whitening strips or procedures could damage my teeth over the years?
In new research, obstructive sleep apnea was independently associated with heart failure and death in women, but not in men.