After a personal scare with colorectal cancer, actor Luke Perry is raising awareness about the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women combined
Adolescents and young adults coping with chronic illness may be better prepared to take charge of their own care than their healthy peers, a recent study suggests.
When pregnant mothers have diabetes, their children may have altered fat cells that make metabolic diseases in adulthood more likely, a small Danish study suggests.
For small kids with a family history of celiac disease, anxiety, aggression, sleep problems and other behavioral issues might signal that it's time to test for celiac, researchers ...
When we have a tummyache or a grumbling belly after a big meal, a common knee-jerk reaction is to reach for a stick of chewing gum to relieve the discomfort.
Women may be able to eat more than just ice chips during labor without risking complications, according to a new review of previous research.
Drugs known as K2 or Spice, often sold as "safe" or "legal" versions of marijuana, are none of those things, a research review concludes.
Ginger is known for its ability to soothe the stomach, but it can cause more harm than good if you overdo it.
Many women being treated for breast cancer suffer from severe treatment side effects even when they don't receive chemotherapy, a recent study suggests.
In a recent experiment to help out mice that were missing their pancreases, scientists grew new pancreases from mouse stem cells in the bodies of rats, and then transplanted those ...