Some beers and liquors are more likely to land you in the emergency room than others, according to a study conducted at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.
Biologists and archeologists were able to conclude why there was a sudden drop of leprosy at the end of the Middle Ages.
Millions of Americans take vacations starting Memorial Day weekend through the rest of the summer, but many overlook the importance of preparing their medications properly while packing for a trip.
The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.
With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it’s time to investigate their safety.
Researchers have discovered that obesity – while already visually and scientifically evident – can also be detected on a person’s breath.
Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.
Public research and analytics outfit Gallup has learned that West Virginia has the highest rate of obese persons in America.
A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.