Online searches can put billions of pages of medical information into a patient's hands. That's not always helpful.
New approach could help physicians accurately determine which patients are likely to develop life-threatening conditions.
Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.
While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.
Patients who miss appointments to further evaluate cancer symptoms are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis.
Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.
A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.
Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.
There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.
Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.