With fewer blood donations made during the travel season, summer is an important time to donate.
After a 78-year-old deer hunter suffered severe burns, transfusions helped save his life.
Sizable shifts in glucose levels can hint at underlying problems in diabetes management. Over time, this leads to bigger complications.
There's plenty of focus on blood pressure and cholesterol, but consider evaluating the efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system.
Low level of blood protein that transports oxygen is associated with greater risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
A lukewarm bath followed by light exercise could do just as well as heavy exercise when treating a cholesterol-related artery disease, researchers find.
Scientists continue to uncover the biomechanics of tick bites—and their findings suggest these little monsters pose even more trouble than once thought.
Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.
Test accuracy is on par with currently available point-of-care tests, without the need to draw blood.
You should know your blood type and your partner's blood type—and learn more about Rh incompatibility.
While light drinking may lessen your risk of one type of stroke, heavy drinking will increase your risk of both types.
People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.