Latest by Diane Domina
Rising rates of staph infections may be due in part to the huge increase in the number of people who are addicted to opioids and other drugs, says the CDC.
Napping has blood pressure benefits similar to other lifestyle changes, like cutting down on sodium or alcohol, according to the American College of Cardiology.
If you’re of a certain age, you may find it hard to believe that forgetting something takes more mental effort — more brain power — than trying to remember it.
A new, non-invasive imaging device can pick up signs of Alzheimer's disease in just seconds, according to researchers at Duke Eye Center.
So, what kind of “work” are people having these days? A new report shows a rise in cosmetic procedures like fat reduction, breast augmentation, and liposuction.
Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at twice the risk of early childhood obesity, suggests a study in JAMA Pediatrics.
A recent study found most Americans say they experience the health problems of an “average 65-year-old” at about 68.5 years of age.
If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may be in jeopardy, according to a new study in the European Heart Journal.
Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to women with BRCA genes.
A study shows that early-onset menstruation — periods that begin before age 11 — is associated with greater risk for high blood pressure later in life.