Parents are often told to hold their newborns close to them, in contact with their skin, for as much time as they can. But does this "kangaroo care" really help babies?
People who trim "down there" may face an increased risk of infections, researchers said, although its not clear why.
People who get less sunlight during their teenage and young adult years may face an increased risk of becoming nearsighted later on.
A woman developed life-threatening symptoms after her attempt to use an herbal remedy for insomnia went awry.
Three people whose brains were examined after their deaths turned out to have signs of Alzheimer's disease. But they actually had good memory abilities right up until they died.
Using a new combination of cells, researchers have made "patches" that could be used to fix up failing hearts, new research done in guinea pigs shows.
A Pap smear done on a woman who is just five weeks pregnant can reveal genetic disorders in the fetus, according to a small new study.
Mice that were given energy drinks along with alcohol had changes in their brains similar to those seen in mice given cocaine.
The receptor in the brain involved in the "high" feeling that people get from marijuana is revealed in a new, detailed, 3D image today.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may have an increased risk of language and speech disorders.