Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another explanation: an essential nutrient called choline may do it.
European researchers believe that they may have found the solution to back pain after their tests left the majority of sufferers pain-free, but experts are skeptical.
There’s more evidence that losing sleep can raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
A federal prosecutor and several state attorneys general are investigating whether companies broke the law in raising prices for insulin.
Five people have died soon after getting gastric balloons fitted to help them with weight loss, the FDA said.
This pill that tamed cancer might do the same for diabetes
First came working dogs — breeds that could guard or herd livestock. Later came the hunting dogs. Last came the cute, fluffy things.
Researchers trying to find a way to make wearable health technology real say they’ve taken a big step with a device that generates sweat.
Trump’s budget would stall advances, cut jobs and threaten America’s status as the world leader while costing more in the long run, health advocates say.
Researchers have found a genetic variation unique to about 1 percent of people of African descent that can add about six pounds of extra weight.
The review was funded by the International Life Sciences Institute, which includes among its members Coca Cola Co, PepsiCo, Mars Inc and Hershey Co.
A new map looking at death across America finds where you live really can determine what kills you.
A drug company CEO says his firm dropped development of an insulin pill because they wouldn't have been able to charge enough for it.
Big cities win out over smaller communities when it comes to healthy, happy residents and it’s because of sidewalks, parks and public transport.
Governments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
The makers of Coke and Pepsi have exerted a not-so-subtle influence on the health industry, a new study finds.
A certain brand of insulin pump could, in theory, be hacked by someone and deliver extra doses of insulin, Johnson & Johnson has warned customers.
The FDA has approved the first artificial pancreas – a cellphone-sized device that automatically takes care of insulin and blood sugar levels.
Evidence is building that sitting for too long can cause heart disease and diabetes – even in people who exercise, n Heart Association experts say.
Flu vaccines have unexpected side-benefits. thelatest study shows they improve the health of people with diabetes.
Researchers say they have turned up more evidence that policies that subsidize foods such as meat, cheese and corn are helping make Americans fatter.
A little butter isn't going to kill anyone, but it's not a health food, either, nutrition experts found in a big study released Wednesday.
The FDA has warned several companies marketing medical marijuana and cannabis products to stop making medical claims for them.
Running into burning buildings is not the biggest killer of America's firefighters. It's the cancer they get from doing their jobs.
A pen-sized probe can help tell the difference between tumors and healthy tissue in seconds. Its inventors hope it can speed up and improve cancer surgery.
Doctors at MD Anderson waded through Harvey's floodwaters to treat a cancer patient whose therapy couldn't wait just because of a hurricane.
The FDA says it seized unapproved smallpox vaccine from a San Diego clinic that was using it in bogus cancer treatments
Two new studies show vitamin C might prevent leukemia, while high doses of vitamin B may worsen lung cancer risk.
The verdict in the lawsuit brought by the California woman, Eva Echeverria, marks the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson.
Liquid Biopsy Blood Test May Find Cancer Before Symptoms Start
Colon cancer death rates have risen among white Americans aged under 50
Sen. John McCain returns to the U.S. Senate 10 days after recovering from brain surgery to remove an aggressive brain tumor.
The new FDA-approved drug, Gleolan, lights up brain tumors like Sen. John McCain' has, helping surgeons clear away malignant cells.
A glioblastoma is a highly malignant form of cancer that spreads quickly due to its association with a large network of blood vessels in the brain.
Sudoku puzzles give your brain a hard time, but in the very rare case of a German man, a Sudoku puzzle even caused a seizure.
Millions of yoga enthusiasts across the globe contorted their bodies in complex postures Sunday to mark International Yoga Day on the Summer Solstice.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" TV series has had its share of gruesome deaths, ranging from beheadings to a bare-hands head-crushing. But being burned alive?
Bill Gates has promised to invest $100 million to fight Alzheimer's disease.
Infusions of blood plasma from young men may have helped a few Alzheimer's patients --not affecting memory, but day to day functioning.
Experts recommend booster dose of mumps vaccine in outbreaks, recommend new shingles vaccine Shingrix for adults over 50