People in the U.S. who don't know they have Type 1 diabetes account for a surprising number of deaths from one complication of the condition, a new study of autopsies shows.
Deaths from autoeroticism in the U.S. may be far less common than thought, a new study says. But why do people engage in this dangerous practice?
The health care reform decision announced today by the supreme court could affect you. Here's a look at how.
While the teens in the movie The Hunger Games certainly face extreme circumstances, experts say the story depicts the truth about how teens behave in everyday situations.
Teens who have used synthetic marijuana can be sent emergency rooms to be treated for some unusual side effects, doctors say.
Drug companies have cut back funding for research on mental illnesses and brain diseases, two new commentaries say.
The psychedelic drug LSD may help alcoholics in treatment programs to avoid relapsing, a new analysis says.
Though both sleeping pills and cognitive behavioral therapy (sometimes called talk therapy) are used to treat insomnia, experts are increasingly recommending talk therapy instead of pills.
Young children behave selfishly not because they understand the benefits of sharing, but because an immature region of their brain makes it hard to resist selfish impulses, a new study says.
Children with breathing problems during their sleep were more likely to develop hyperactivity and agression in a new study.
Synthetic marijuana, also called K2 or spice, nothing like the real thing. It's legal and easily accessible to kids, and much worse for their health.
Infants who later were diagnosed with autism showed different patterns of brain activity than those not later diagnosed with the condition.
People who practiced "self affirmations" were more likely to stick to their plans to exercise or take their medicine on time.
The percentage of people in the U.S. who are obese has remained relatively constant in recent years, a new report says.
The number of children hospitalized for drowning incidents has dropped, but parents need to remain vigilant to prevent injuries and deaths.