Fans of spicy foods might be doing their hearts a favor by adding more heat to their meals, a new study from China suggests.
For doctors, trying to figure out whether a person has a parasitic infection is like solving a mystery with few clues or only vague ones.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, but it doesn't have to be.
A severe pain in one man's artificial hip joint turned out to be caused by an extremely rare bacterial infection, according to a new report of the man's case.
There's nothing quite like the rush of seeing your favorite sports team pull off a win at the last second.
Surgeons removed more than 100 pieces of metal of various shapes and sizes from the stomach of a man in France, according to a new report of the man's case.
Skipping breakfast on a regular basis may be harmful to your heart, a new study from Spain suggests.
A 47-year-old British man who was being tested for lung cancer received some good, but unexpected, news...
Taking a big bite of a hot dog nearly killed a 9-year-old boy in Turkey, but it was a rare heart disorder, not choking, that triggered the close call, a new case report reveals.
Recent court cases have highlighted the possible link between using talcum powder for feminine hygiene, and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. But is the link real?
Marijuana's popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys.
There are lot of options for cooking oils these days. But which are really the healthiest? We talked to nutrition experts and took a deep look at what's in these oils. Here's what we found.
Scientists once thought that sleep was a time when a person's brain and body shut down for the night. But now, researchers know that sleep is a highly active time.
In a surprising case, a drug that is normally toxic to ovaries actually helped one woman get pregnant.
People as young as college age are now showing early signs of developing the painful condition carpal tunnel syndrome, a new study suggests.
Policies for pet therapy programs in health care facilities may fall short in protecting the people and pets involved.
Kids who share their stuff because they want to feel differently about sharing than kids who share because they have to.
Gaining a better understanding of yourself may also improve your capacity to better understand other people, a new study suggests.