German scientists used Oktoberfest to show that moderate social drinking may lead to arrhythmias.
Fasting before exercise may have beneficial effects on fat cells.
A growing number of speech language therapists cater to transgender clients seeking to retrain their voices.
Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is a frequent side effect of many commonly prescribed drugs.
Hospital data suggests that some immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, thinking they are still immune, do not take precautions on home visits.
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts will march on Saturday in Washington and other locations, with many motivated by President Trump’s policies.
Doctors often prescribe levothyroxine to treat an underactive thyroid, and for most it has no effect.
No one really knows why people often report feeling “fuzzy headed” when they have allergies.
Children and nursing mothers should not take codeine or tramadol, the agency cautions.
People who drank one to six artificially sweetened drinks a week had a higher risk of stroke or dementia.
Go ahead and get a little dirty with this meditative practice.
Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports.
A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
A simple blood test could provide our entire DNA sequence. Could researchers and drug companies use our cells in other ways, without telling us?
The measure faces an uncertain fate as Congress also must deal with a far more urgent deadline: a looming government shutdown if a new funding measure is not approved.
Protection for people with pre-existing problems would be largely technical as states could waive key insurance rules.
A legislator made a last-minute attempt to shut down the International Church of Cannabis, but it opened its doors to the public on Thursday.
The support of the House Freedom Caucus breathed new life into efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it was not clear whether it was enough.
Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation treats an enormous number of patients — and makes an enormous amount of money. Is that why so many activists distrust him?
Baby carriers, mattresses, strollers and other fixtures lead to injuries and emergency room visits for some 66,000 young children a year, a study finds.
Most patients in a large study either took less of the lifesaving medicines than needed or stopped taking the drugs entirely within two years.
Parents can help by starting to talk to children at an early age about numbers in everyday life.
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
Like a rare butterfly, my son is examined and classified with a label: schizoaffective disorder.
In Oklahoma, which has raged against the Affordable Care Act, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its marketplace, has one of the lowest average premium costs.
My 97-year-old patient told me he didn’t know if he was looking forward to being 98.