Diabetes that develops during pregnancy is a potentially serious complication, but what does gestational diabetes mean for a woman’s health down the road?
Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates. Even dogs are more infertile than before.
If you think stroke is for your parents age, well, we’ve got news for you — you are the "parent's age" now. Stroke in your 50s is not uncommon, but it is preventable.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a very rare but serious neurological condition that mimics polio. In 2018, 223 cases were reported in the U.S. — more than ever before. Like the flu, this virus changes every year — here’s what to know to stay ahead of it.
A new analysis in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs says we’ve likely been underestimating the health risks of drinking in younger people.
While we don’t know exactly what causes UC, we do know some of the main risk factors for developing it — and knowing your risk factors can help you take control of your health and your future.
A new study suggests people with melanoma are 40 percent less likely to survive the disease if they’ve been a smoker within the past 10 years or so.
In a literal version of “pouring salt on a wound,” a new study has found that sodium chloride (salt) may actually affect those with dry, cracked skin of eczema.
You’ve heard of bird (avian) flu and swine flu. New research published in Nature identified influenza viruses in South American bats that could pass to humans.
New research shows that walking at a moderate pace for 30 minutes each morning can help reduce blood pressure all day in adults who are overweight.