Mental agility can be boosted by even a short period of learning a language, a study suggests.
Researchers at McMaster University have found that a single minute of very intense exercise produces health benefits similar to longer, traditional endurance training.
Short mothers are twice as likely to have a baby born premature than tall mothers, according to a new international study.
Patients receiving cancer treatment could increase their chance of survival by up to 20% and help stop their cancer from spreading by taking a low-dose of aspirin, new research suggests.
Researchers have shown that various types of intestinal bacteria might be factors in both causing and preventing obesity, and in other conditions and diseases. Now, a UCLA study suggests that it could also potentially be ...
Advances in technology allow scientists to measure intricate details about the human body that greatly enhance understanding of health, disease and aging.
Statins are equally effective at decreasing risk of coronary events in men and women, and yet women are less likely to be prescribed these cholesterol-lowering drugs than men. A study by investigators at Brigham and Women's ...
People with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin plus metformin had a reduced risk of death and major cardiac events compared with people treated with insulin alone, a new study by Cardiff University shows.
Most of us think that friendship is a two-way street—but that's true only half the time, according to research from Tel Aviv University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Research from The University of Manchester has found a shortfall in the uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations among those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), potentially increasing their infection risk.