21 February 2014, 02:30 AM ET
There are outstanding questions about the long-term safety of IVF because there’s a possibility of early development being disturbed through the process.
20 February 2014, 07:15 PM ET
Mutations in eight specific genes may greatly increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer that runs in families, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.
20 February 2014, 03:46 PM ET
Time actually doesn't heal all wounds, but in some cases, engineered proteins might help speed up the process.
20 February 2014, 02:48 PM ET
General Mills and Post have gone GMO-free with Original Cheerios and Grape Nuts. But the new cereals lack the vitamins found in the GMO versions.
20 February 2014, 01:00 PM ET
Flu has been particularly bad this year among young and middle aged adults, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
20 February 2014, 09:46 AM ET
Women's orgasms may in part depend on the size and location of their clitoris, a new study finds.
20 February 2014, 12:48 AM ET
After superhuman efforts, athletes often race again just days later.
20 February 2014, 12:42 AM ET
Risperdal (generic name risperidone) is an antipsychotic drug prescribed to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and some behavioral problems in children with autism.
19 February 2014, 09:56 PM ET
As you age, track the risks from the medications you use.
19 February 2014, 09:33 PM ET
The methods behind a study questioning mammograms was itself highly questionable.
19 February 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Pregnancy can cause vision problems in sometimes unexpected ways, as two new medical reports show.
19 February 2014, 04:00 PM ET
Stress is linked with headaches, according to a new study that finds that people with more stress in their lives tend to suffer more frequent and more intense headaches.
19 February 2014, 02:08 PM ET
Frequently changing schools may make kids more susceptible to hallucinations, hearing voices and other psychosis-like symptoms, new research suggests.
19 February 2014, 01:00 PM ET
Fecal transplants can help people with serious bacterial infections in their guts, but the way these "poop transplants" are now regulated prevents some patients from receiving them, and also hampers research, experts argue in a new editorial.
19 February 2014, 12:26 PM ET
Older adults who spend a lot of time sitting may be at increased risk for disability, regardless of how much they exercise, a new study suggests.
19 February 2014, 11:26 AM ET
Having an allergic reaction just after getting a tattoo is not unheard of. But for one man in England, the reaction was delayed, coming 20 years after he got his tattoo, according to a new report of his case.
19 February 2014, 01:24 AM ET
Diabetes is a metabolic disease marked by high blood glucose, also known as blood sugar.
19 February 2014, 12:59 AM ET
Let the Olympics inspire you in the New Year, just be careful.
18 February 2014, 04:00 PM ET
About a quarter of Americans have used websites that rate physicians, and although some people said the sites helped them pick a doctor, others said they distrust the ratings, according to a new study.
17 February 2014, 12:48 PM ET
More girls are seeing "triad" of disorders involving food, menstrual cycles and weak bones.
17 February 2014, 06:00 AM ET
Having a Democratic president is linked with a reduction in U.S. infant mortality rates, according to a controversial new study.
17 February 2014, 12:01 AM ET
Researchers followed 4,300 kids for five years and found that even those who were bullied years in the past still had psychological wounds.
15 February 2014, 04:27 PM ET
Why heroin is the poster child for addiction.
15 February 2014, 09:06 AM ET
A week before Maggie Worthen was due to graduate from Smith College, she suffered a severe brain stem stroke, leaving her unable to move or speak. She was 22 years old. Maggie's doctors diagnosed her as being in a persistent vegetative state. But Maggie's
14 February 2014, 10:54 PM ET
Very active or athletic young woman who experience bone injuries, irregular menstrual cycles and less energy may be prone to this condition.
14 February 2014, 10:20 PM ET
Better treatments for prostate cancer may emerge from studies of prostate stem cells.
14 February 2014, 10:05 PM ET
Poison ivy is a toxic plant that causes an itchy and sometimes painful rash in most people when they touch it.
14 February 2014, 03:01 PM ET
Eyes, not only windows to the soul, but also to the health of a person as well.
14 February 2014, 09:42 AM ET
A proposed law in California would require sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages to carry a warning label describing the potential health risks of the beverages.
13 February 2014, 06:30 PM ET
Quitting smoking is known to have benefits for physical health, including a reduce risk of cancer and heart disease, but a new study suggests that giving up the habit may improve mental health as well.
13 February 2014, 12:34 PM ET
A potential new test for persistent Lyme disease uses an organism that's known to be good at picking up diseases: ticks.
13 February 2014, 11:01 AM ET
Pregnant women have an increased risk of developing blood clots, and now a new study shows this risk remains elevated for at least 12 weeks after delivering a baby — twice as long as previously thought.