Anal sex can be painful, and teenagers know it. But a new study of teens perceptions and experiences with anal sex also reveals a few more surprising aspects of their activities.
The possibility that someone as talented and successful as Williams may have committed suicide shows that no one is immune to depression.
Babies' brains grow by 1 percent each day beginning right after infants are born, according to a new study that aimed to map newborns' brains during their first three months of life.
A young man's frequent nosebleeds turned out to be caused by an extra tooth in his nose, according to a new report of his case.
Eating your steak with a side of potatoes and beans may be one way to reduce colon cancer risk related to high red meat consumption, findings of a new study suggests.
Will your job give you a heart attack? A new report finds that workers in service and blue-collar occupations, as well as unemployed people, are at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.
More than 10,500 U.S. residents died because of extreme weather conditions between 2006 and 2010, according to a new CDC report.
Keeping healthy habits may be particularly important during stressful times, as a new study suggests it may protect the body against some negative effects of stress.
Traveling or getting sick could change the makeup of the bacteria living in your gut. But how much of a person's life story could be told by tracking such bacterial changes?
A forensic archaeologist unexpectedly found the oldest medical description of a near-death experience in a book from 18th century.
The age at which girls reach puberty is influenced by a set of genes that were previously only known to be involved in the development of a fetus before birth, according to a new study.
Scientists are looking into cat poop to explore whether a microscopic organism that lives in there could be modified and used as a cancer treatment.
It's not only sugar that raises alarms in diabetes. Having a high-salt diet may double the risk of developing heart disease in people with diabetes, according to a new study from Japan.
Women make up a quarter of heart attack patients among the relatively young, but they fare worse than men.
The largest organ in the body, the skin, is sometimes said to be a window into a person's general well-being, because it can carry clues about the health of other organs.