We’re a nation of fatties, in no small part because we get half as much exercise as we should.
Can Siri help you find a cure for cancer?
This is the story of Royal Raymond Rife, the San Diego scientist who developed a revolutionary way to destroy bacterial, viral and fungal infections. His reward? His discovery was ignored, attacked, and then suppressed by the medical establishment.
Want to save a few million premature deaths each year? Regulate salt, said researchers at the World Nutrition Rio2012 meeting held here last week.
The problems that come with bipolar disorder are well-known, however, some people with the condition feel lucky to have it.
While you and your family may be eating high quality organic foods on a routine basis, a simple food preparation mistake may actually be poisoning the food you eat.
Thanks to the blessings of nature and good farmers, you and I can enjoy such scrumptious delights as fresh corn-on-the-cob, popcorn and many other variations of this truly great grain.
For most people with asthma, a couple of puffs from an inhaler filled with steroids makes breathing easy.
A decline in the variety of life — including the plants and animals that live around us, as well as the microbes on our bodies — may play a role in the rapid rise in allergies and asthma, indicates new research.
Scientists at Washington State University are now confirming once again what natural health experts have known for years — garlic fights one of the most common food-borne illnesses much more effectively than antibiotics.
Obese drivers are less likely than normal-weight drivers to use their seat belts, a new study shows.
Fibroid uterine tumors affect an estimated 15 million women in the United States, causing irregular bleeding, anemia, pain and infertility.
Shocking new research reveals that a specific type of lung cancer many smokers develop comes from tiny tears in their lung tissue caused by microscopic glass fibers, also known as glass wool, found in many conventional cigarette filters.
Not really, but urine has been a faddish health drink for centuries nonetheless.
Develop cheap rapid tests for detecting sexually transmitted diseases, and lose the ability to track that those diseases are becoming resistant to the last antibiotics that work reliably against them.
Programmable nanoparticles have shown promise in early cancer trials, and may finally fulfill the promise of nanomedicine.
Human threads could become off-the-shelf spare blood vessels.
If you're already off to a good start on a healthy fitness plan, and you're looking for ways to take it to the next level, then you might want to consider a form of fasting called Scheduled Eating, or intermittent fasting.
Jogging is good for you. So good, in fact, that it may extend your life by more than five years.
There are currently 114,000 people waiting for organ transplants in the U.S., and roughly 7,000 of them die every year while awaiting a donor organ to become available.
Engineered nanomaterials, prized for their unique semiconducting properties, are already prevalent in everyday consumer products — from sunscreens, cosmetics and paints to textiles and solar batteries
Over the past decade, there has been a steady stream of information promoting the health benefits of fish oil capsules.
For most people, sleep is undisturbed by the need to pee, because our bladders seem to hold more urine over night. But just how this happens, and why some people are unable to do this, has remained a mystery until now.
In recent years, the military’s top brass have funded some truly bizarre approaches — from neck injections to Reiki — in an effort to treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress afflicting today’s soldiers. Turns out, they could’ve just equipped troops w
A system first made for robot navigation could give blind people the equivalent of a Braille head-up display, according to French researchers.
68 million people eat at McDonald's a day, but most have no idea what really goes on behind the counter.
U.S. regulators have approved use of a powerful Johnson & Johnson antibiotic to treat plague
Would you like some cadmium with those fries? A slideshow of recalled fast-food toys
It’s troublesome news for the Sunshine State, where air pollution already plagues many cities. In fact, five California cities have the worst air quality of all major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to the American Lung Association.
The connection between cellular saturation of the prohormone vitamin D and development of chronic conditions ranging from cancer, dementia, stroke and heart disease have been well documented among forward-thinking scientists for at least a decade now