A new study reported that obesity can cut one's life expectancy by nearly four years.
Researchers found that women who suffered from invasive breast cancer were 39 percent more likely to develop a tumor in a different region of the body.
Men are on average 11 centimeters taller than they were a century ago, according to new research.
It's very important for patients and family members to decide how they are their loved ones would like to spend their final days. But, how do doctors go about addressing the delicate issue of end-of-care planning?
Researchers found that minority groups were less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and less likely to be treated if they are diagnosed.
The U.S. Surgeon General, Regina Benjamin announced that she will step down from her post next month.
By 2016, e-cigarettes will be regulated as medicine in the United Kingdom.
IMS Health report also found a decline in doctor visits from 2011 to 2012.
Over 100 doctors worldwide signed a letter calling for pharmaceutical companies to lower the high costs of cancer drugs.
The federal health care overhaul will make 133,000 Arizonans with drug and alcohol addictions newly eligible for insurance next year, putting added pressure on substance abuse treatment providers.
Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is expanding their Take Care Clinics to include treatment of diabetes, asthma and other chronic illnesses in a bid to lure new customers including millions from insurance under the Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Researchers found that people lose more weight when they are placed in a group setting with competition and cash incentives.
Who needs a doctor when you have a Walmart?
Millennials, young adults between ages 18 and 33, are the most stressed people in the U.S. According to a recent survey, millennials' stress levels of 5.4 on a 10-point scale is higher than the national stress level which is about 4.9 on a 10-point scale. Experts attribute the rising stress levels to an uncertain job market.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a set of guidelines to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus in children.