The UV lamps commonly used at nail salons won't increase your risk of skin cancer, a new study says.
A study of brain scans suggests that women are hard-wired to respond to crying babies in ways that men aren't,
The overall rate of food-borne illness in the U.S. has dropped, researchers say, but some infections are still on the rise.
Scientists had hoped to find genes that played large roles in autism, but that search has been frustrating, researchers said.
Tiny batteries, called disk or button batteries, can be swallowed by children, but they can also be inhaled, doctors warn.
Maryum Ali, the daughter of boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who has Parkinson's disease, explains the myths surrounding the condition.
Changes in the current health care system are needed to address the growing problem of mental health conditions among baby boomers, a new report says.
Kids with 'minor' head bumps are more likely to undergo CT scans because of parents, a new study finds.
Men who are overweight weight or obese are more likely to have a low sperm count, or no viable sperm, than men of normal weight, a new study says.
Women with a family history of the disease had a higher risk than those without, researchers said, but both groups lowered their risk by a similar proportion by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
What's the best way for adults who know the family of a child with autism to offer support to parents?
Children are better off when parents who want to marry are allowed to do so, regardless of their sexual orientation, a leading group of pediatricians said today.
Women in a new study who received false positive mammogram results were psychologically affected for years after the experience.
The early signs of gynecological cancer -- especially the symptoms that are unrelated to the reproductive organs -- often go unheeded by women, a new CDC study finds.
Whether older people describe their own age group as "spry" or "decrepit" may affect their chances of recovering from a disability, a new study finds.