A small study that examined brains from children who died found abnormal patterns of cell growth in autistic children. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least in some cases.
bout a week ago, Corvallis Manor experienced an increase of symptoms like sore throat, cough and fever in residents at the nursing home.
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing the benefits and risks of two experimental colon cancer screening tests which use DNA from a patient's stool to detect dangerous tumors and growths.
There’s a bug infestation at McKay Elementary School leaving children with bites and rashes, but no one can figure out the type of bugs or how to get rid of them.
Calcium is famous for helping to build and maintain strong bones, but it also plays a role in blood clotting, blood pressure and muscle and nerve functioning. Calcium accounts for 1 to 2 percent of adult human body weight.
Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men over 60 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines, an analysis concludes.
IBM said Wednesday that its Watson cloud computing system will be used in partnership with a New York-based genetic research center mainly to help sequence DNA for the treatment of glioblastoma, the most common type of brain cancer in U.S. adults.
It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.
See how good your nutrition knowledge is by trying to figure out which food has the most of each nutrient.
The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories - half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
The following six foods are reported to be those most often searched for calorie information on Google. I thought that I would give you that calorie info, plus a few other interesting tidbits on each of them.
A medical group of epilepsy experts on Monday called on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on seizures can be studied.
Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.