College students may not gain the much-dreaded "freshman 15" but they do gain weight during their years in school, according to a fresh look at some past research.
For a teenage boy in England, drinking one highly caffeinated beverage at the gym set off a heart problem he didn't know he had, according to a new report of his case
Extremely high levels of amino acids in the bloodstream have been linked to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of...
Diets require serious willpower, and that makes them hard to stick with—but a Cornell psychologist says you can lose weight without having to work so hard.
A 12-year-old Georgia boy diagnosed with a rare disorder is in need of a life-saving five-organ transplant.
The genetic mutations that put people at high risk for breast cancer may also be linked with an increased risk of salivary gland cancer, a new study suggests
The discovery of a new shape of brain cell has neuroscientists scratching their heads over what the function of these neurons might be
A Delaware teen is being hailed a hero after she helped deliver her sister’s baby just hours after being nominated to homecoming court.
Pfizer Inc's Xalkori, which treats lung cancer patients with a specific gene mutation, proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even rarer form of the disease,...
Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel...