A scraped elbow may not seem like an unusual injury, but for one 11-year-old boy in California, his health took an odd turn after he fell and hurt his left elbow while exploring a tide pool.
People who experience migraines may be more likely to develop cardiovascular problems, a new study from Denmark finds.
Drinking probiotic-rich milk during pregnancy may decrease a woman's risk of developing two pregnancy-related problems, a new study from Norway suggests.
A husband and wife returned home from a Caribbean cruise with identical souvenirs from their vacation: parasitic infections that caused itchy, red rashes on the couple's backsides.
Women have a longer life expectancy than men do under normal circumstances, and now a new study from Denmark and Germany reveals that women also outlive men even in the worst of times.
When a woman sees blood on her underpants during pregnancy, it's typically a frightening and worrisome sign. But not all bleeding is a sign of trouble.
Running long distances can be hard on the body, but as one ultramarathoner found out, it can also take a toll on an individual's red blood cells.
When you think you may be pregnant, it's time to check with a pregnancy test. It's important to understand how they work, how to read the results and which one is the most accurate.
Hot tea may do more than warm your insides: Drinking at least one cup of caffeinated tea a day may lower a person's risk for glaucoma, a new study suggests.
A 23-year-old construction worker used a woodworking blade to remove what he called a pimple on his lower lip, developing a rare fungal infection afterward, a recent report of the man's case revealed
An uncommon fungal infection appears to have lingered in one man's body for 30 years before making itself known in his brain.
Health professionals consider breast-feeding to be the best choice for baby. However, for some mothers bottle-feeding may be the better option.
If your mother ever warned you to slow down because you eat too fast, she now has at least one good reason to support her case.
A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy before the 20-week mark in the pregnancy. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
One honeybee's stinger wound up in a pretty weird location: lodged in the back of a teen girl's throat, a recent report of the case reveals.
Hyperemesis gravidarum is an extreme form of morning sickness. It affects about 1 in 50 pregnant women.