A genetic variant associated with sudden cardiac death leads to protein overproduction in heart cells, a new study has reported. The variant, unlike many known disease-linked variants, lies in a so called noncoding DNA.
A new study reported that major mental diseases can take off years from peoples life.
WHO reported that depression is the leading cause of illness and disability in children and teens between the ages of 10 and 19.
A new study found no link between consuming foods with resveratrol and the reduced risks of death, heart disease and cancer.
WHO reported that in 2012, 3.3 million deaths could be tied to alcohol use.
Officials confirmed the first ever H5N6 death in a 49-year-old man from China.
New statistics revealed that U.S. maternal death rates rose slightly from 2003 to 2013.
The CDC reported that roughly 40 percent of deaths caused by five main health problems can be prevented.
Researchers found that the 1918 virus was capable of attacking the body and evading the defenses set up by the immune system.
A new study found that the loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells could explain why men have shorter life expectancies than women.
A Mayo Clinic study found that mild cognitive decline can increase people's risk of death by up to 80 percent.
Health officials revised the numbers and reported that the Ebola virus is responsible for 61 deaths so far in Guinea.
A new study found a correlation between napping and risk of death.
A new study found that obesity can increase a woman's risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or fetus death.
According to a new CDC report, accidental drownings have fallen from 1999 to 2010.