Eating tomatoes slashes the risk of prostate cancer by 18 percent, new research suggests.
An effective diabetes treatment could lay in a hormone recently identified by researchers.
Drinking just one sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22 percent, a new study suggests.
The state of California recently declared the canned food chemical bisphenol A (BPA) as toxic and said it may cause health problems.
People tend to admire others who are creative, but surprisingly, new research shows the most creative people could be the crankiest.
Two separate studies conducted by the University of Duisburg Essen in Germany show that humans respond to robots with empathy whether they are shaped like humans or dinosaurs.
In an effort to avoid depleting natural resources and preserve our Earth, more and more people have been adopting a "go green" attitude in recent years. Perhaps not everyone can say they have been contributing to sustainability efforts, but maybe people will be more willing to do so today in honor of Earth Day.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that children were more likely to be overweight or obese if their parents commonly restricted foods. While children who were pressured to finish their meals were largely of normal weight, this attitude had adverse affects on those children's eating habits as they grew older.
Women who have adequate levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop uterine fibroids than those with insufficient levels, a new study finds.
Economic austerity measures in Greece have had harmful public health impacts, study finds.
Infants develop consciousness as early as 5 months of age, new research finds.
Two studies presented at this year's EuroPrevent, an international forum for preventative cardiology, suggested that demanding physical work is associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease.
Possible human-to-human transmission of the bird flu, that has killed 17 people in China, is being investigated. There is currently "no sustained" evidence of transmission between people according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
More than half of samples of ground beef, ground turkey and pork chops collected from supermarkets for testing by the federal government contained bacteria resistant to antibiotics, according to a new report.
Women infected with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa who fed their babies exclusively with breast milk beyond the infant's first four months of life had the lowest risk of transmitting the virus to babies through their milk, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.