A new study claims colonoscopies in younger women can significantly cut their risk of colon cancer.
Kidney care in the U.S. is at a watershed moment of moving past a deeply entrenched, institutionally racist equation.
Scientists worldwide are working on COVID vaccines delivered through nasal sprays that could stop the coronavirus from invading the body at its most common entry point, the mucous membrane of the nose and throat.
Alabama is the first state to make it illegal for doctors to provide gender-affirming medical care to transgender people under the age of 19.
If you are expecting twins and don't know what to expect, you are not alone. Here's some advice from experts about what's in store for you and your twins.
Your dietary needs change as you age. WebMD advises what should be on your grocery list.
Curious if your body’s aging is normal? WebMD discusses healthy and normal signs of aging.
Researchers have explored using medically trained dogs to sniff out cancer. Now French scientists say ants can do the job, too -- only faster and cheaper.
The fake Adderall pills contain the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl and are fueling increases in overdoses and hospitalizations.
To curb the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue and Zika, scientists have genetically modified the insects and released them in the U.S. Early results from the pilot study are promising.
How does a 74-year-old man, who just 3 years ago was faring well with the modest ministrations of a primary care doctor and a dermatologist, find himself awash in specialists?
For the first time, researchers find a link between living with unpaid student debt and higher cardiovascular risks in midlife.
An analysis of multiple studies finds going vegan may help people with diabetes lose weight and lower blood sugar -- even better than following the Mediterranean diet.
Gases excreted by the skin might one day help monitor our health, early lab experiments suggest.
To prevent babies from inheriting rare, potentially fatal diseases, a variation of in vitro fertilization (IVF) uses genetic material from three people.
About 75% of more than 1,850 sunscreen products evaluated offer inferior sun protection or have worrisome ingredients, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy group which just issued its 16th annual Guide to Sunscreens.
New research shows that a small portion of takotsubo syndrome or "broken heart" heart failure patients actually have "happy heart syndrome," occurring after joyful life events.
A new report reveals two experimental vaccines show promise protecting against the "mono" virus, which also causes cancer and has been implicated as a potential trigger of MS.
Three children in Indonesia have died of acute hepatitis, bringing to four the global death toll in the mysterious worldwide outbreak of the liver disease.
London Burger King went with a meatless menu for a month at its flagship storefront in Leicester Square, London. An unnamed UK Burger King spokesperson called the experiment a success, with lines wrapped around the block.