11 December 2013, 03:37 PM ET
Women who have had children are often advised to do exercises to tighten their pelvic floor muscles.
11 December 2013, 01:00 PM ET
The bacteria in your gut today may not be the same tomorrow, depending on what kinds of food you eat, a new study suggests.
11 December 2013, 12:26 PM ET
About 17 percent of people who drink raw milk become ill with bacterial or parasite infections from Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter, researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health estimated.
11 December 2013, 10:19 AM ET
Cochlear implants give certain deaf patients the ability to hear, but the audio is muffled, dampened, and spans a limited range of sound. Pamela Bhatti is improving the audio quality of cochlear implants while making them smaller and more affordable.
11 December 2013, 07:50 AM ET
The ribosome is the cellular protein factory and, because of this, is the target of many drugs.
10 December 2013, 10:09 PM ET
A 3D rafting game is helping stroke patients regain the use of their arms.
10 December 2013, 09:57 PM ET
Prescription drug abuse is out of hand, driving physicians to suggest systemic changes.
10 December 2013, 04:11 PM ET
People who take common stomach acid-suppressing medications may be at increased risk of not getting enough vitamin B12, a new study suggests.
10 December 2013, 03:32 PM ET
There's a large and growing body of evidence that psychological stress can cause genetic damage. But if stress can cause genetic damage, can stress-relieving activities like meditation and mindfulness training help reduce genetic damage?
10 December 2013, 02:47 PM ET
Running shoes could soon have sensors that collect data on foot and leg motion, which could help runners improve their technique and avoid injuries.
10 December 2013, 02:30 PM ET
Using video games controlled by a players body movements, Dr. Lynne Gauthier has found a way to bring typically expensive and time consuming constraint-induced movement therapy to the comfort of stroke rehabilitation patients own homes.
10 December 2013, 01:33 PM ET
A young man in New Zealand developed life-threatening blood clots in his leg after four days of playing PlayStation games, according to a report of his case.
10 December 2013, 09:34 AM ET
A 55-year-old woman in England experienced severe vision loss after she overdosed on prescription medication while she was sleepwalking, according to a new report of the case.
10 December 2013, 07:49 AM ET
Binge drinking is lower in states where the policies aimed at reducing it are tougher, a new study finds. The study shows that such policies have a real effect, experts said.
10 December 2013, 06:48 AM ET
A new report looks at obesity rates before pregnancy among mothers in 36 states and Washington D.C.
10 December 2013, 06:41 AM ET
Nearly 1 in 4 women are obese when they becomes pregnant, according to a new study that includes information from most of the United States.
09 December 2013, 05:01 PM ET
Organic milk contains a healthier balance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids compared with milk from cows raised on conventionally managed dairy farms, according to a new study.
09 December 2013, 04:35 PM ET
Many medications commonly used in newborns still have not been officially approved for use in this very young population, despite recent law changes encouraging the study of drugs in children, a new study finds.
09 December 2013, 03:00 PM ET
A device called a "neural prosthesis" can bypass an injured part of the brain, and connect two distant brain regions, according to new research.
09 December 2013, 12:45 PM ET
A neural prosthesis, connected to a brain damaged rats brain, carried electrical signals between the premotor and somatosensory cortexes, returning the brain to normal function.
09 December 2013, 10:24 AM ET
A colorful species of tarantula packs a mean, though rare, bite, according to a new medical case study of a 45-year-old man who suffered muscle cramps for weeks after his pet spider bit him.
09 December 2013, 07:46 AM ET
Exercising within your target heart rate zone has benefits, and wearable heart rate monitors make doing so easier. Here are some of the best heart rate monitor watches on the market.
09 December 2013, 12:01 AM ET
Inflammation in a man’s prostate may indicate he has a lower risk of developing prostate cancer in the future, according to a new study.
09 December 2013, 12:01 AM ET
Every year, about 9,400 young children in the U.S. are injured falling off high chairs, a new study finds. Doctors warn that despite the chairs' perceived safety, children in high chairs can be harmed if a chair is not used properly.
06 December 2013, 04:01 PM ET
People with colon cancer may have fewer types of bacteria in their guts than people without the condition, researchers reported today.
06 December 2013, 03:29 PM ET
Men with a condition that causes a curvature of the penis now have a drug treatment option that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
06 December 2013, 01:21 PM ET
Doctors can now replace heart valves without resorting to open-heart surgery.
06 December 2013, 12:58 PM ET
Don't let reason talk you into eating that second cookie!
06 December 2013, 12:44 PM ET
High chair injuries have increased by 22% in the United States, sending an average of 9,500 kids to the hospital every year.
06 December 2013, 12:15 PM ET
Turmeric is a spice with a long history of use in cooking and religious rituals, and evidence suggests it may hold health benefits as well.
06 December 2013, 11:43 AM ET
Some foods may affect your mental well-being, studies suggest. Here's a look at foods that are linked with depression.
06 December 2013, 09:00 AM ET
The genetic testing company 23andMe says it will stop providing health information to customers as part of its test results.