Kids in wealthy areas may be more vulnerable to addiction, a new study finds.
Preeclampsia is a serious complication that can develop during pregnancy. It is characterized by high blood pressure and high levels of protein in urine.
Dads with daughters interact differently with their kids than fathers with sons, a new study suggests.
Eating a few ounces of chocolate a week may be a sweet way to lower your risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study finds.
The physical discomforts of pregnancy as well as the emotional stress of this major life change can cause sleep problems and keep a mother-to-be awake at night.
Only a small fraction of people with an alcohol use disorder manage to stop drinking. Here's a look at what happens in the brain.
In a novel study, researchers looked at symptoms of depression reported by people who had been given ketamine as a treatment for chronic pain.
Taking certain types of antibiotics during early pregnancy may be linked with an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests.
Blame chronic inflammation (rather than cholesterol) for heart disease, a new editorial says. But the stance is controversial -- here's why.
Only about 10 percent of patients reported they would be offended by or refuse to answer a question from a doctor about their sexual orientation, a new study showed.
Heavy social drinkers may think they have a high "tolerance" for alcohol, but a new study shows otherwise.
The number of hospital emergency room visits for law-enforcement-related injuries was stable between 2006 and 2012.
People with mental health conditions still find it difficult to get the health care services they need.
This is the first study to look at the link between toddlers' touch-screen use and sleep, the researchers said.
Three years after the trans fat ban went into effect, hospital admissions for heart attacks and strokes started dropping.
A new study suggests that celiac disease has more than just a few symptoms in common with anorexia nervosa.
Prudence, impatience and laziness are personality traits that were thought to be pretty set once you reached adulthood. But a new study suggests otherwise.
A device that is worn like a patch around the upper arm and stimulates the nerves could relieve migraines.