Women who follow a Mediterranean- diet high in plant foods and olive oil and low in meats and processed foods have a 25 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than women who eat a typical American diet.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.
Researchers have found that the urinary incontinence medication oxybutynin can reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women who aren't able to take hormone replacement therapy.
About 58 million non-smokers in the United States are exposed to dangerous secondhand smoke each year, according to a report from the CDC.
Results of a study suggest an antidepressant commonly prescribed to reduce disability after a stroke may not improve functional outcomes overall.
A study published in Fertility and Sterility suggests short-term exposure to high levels of air pollution increases miscarriage risk.
Laws restricting the use of cell phones and other handheld devices while driving have reduced deaths in motorcycle crashes significantly, according to a study.
People who are significantly underweight and those who are morbidly obese are at increased risk for serious complications and hospitalization from the flu.