Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:46:03 GMTThe microbes in your mouth may be linked to your migraines, and they hold new clues to why certain foods trigger the pain in your head.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:11:11 GMTAbout 37 million Americans suffer from migraines, those incredibly painful and often debilitating headaches. Though they've been known to knock a person out, migraines weren't thought to permanently affect the brain -- until now. A study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology suggests that migraines may indeed leave a mark.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:58:03 GMTWhile the concept of migraine "food triggers" is thought to be less important now than it was in previous decades, many doctors agree that certain foods can play a role in migraines.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:09:53 GMTAs scientists butt heads over brain-training programs, a new review paper suggests that there's little evidence supporting their effectiveness.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:09:26 GMTThere were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States, according to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:17:18 GMTA couple sit together for breakfast, their plates piled high with vegan sausages, broccoli and rice, what they consider a typically vegan meal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:01:29 GMTNews events are a constant reminder that the world is full of risk. Jets crash or vanish into the sea. Terrorists perpetrate nearly unthinkable acts of violence on civilians. Nature sends us tornadoes, floods, sharks, snakes, bacteria, viruses and countless other deadly threats. Certain foods lead to increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Others are contaminated, recalled from shelves.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:03:09 GMTWhat would it take for you to change your life? For Texas woman Haley Smith, a single joyful moment became a wake-up call.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:50:47 GMTGood thing Danette Purvis paid attention in that CPR class she took. She ended up putting those new skills to work to save a man's life the very next day.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:46:58 GMTThis funny Facebook post has been making the rounds:
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:55:38 GMTDo you know the feeling of being a little flush in the face or hot under the collar? If you're an older woman, the memory alone may make you feel uncomfortable -- and hot. But hope may be on the horizon.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:37:10 GMTEvery year, kids are asked a simple question: "What would you like to be for Halloween?"
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:40:14 GMTSome of the most important topics that we should be discussing with our children are often the toughest, and sex and sexual assault are definitely in that category.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:07:07 GMTWould you drink a beer originating in what used to be one of the most polluted rivers in the country?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:36:59 GMTThe notoriously devoted exerciser-in-chief, President Obama refuses to sweat in silence. Here's his top 10 favorite workout tunes.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:24:10 GMTIn his mid 40s, Mike Thomas went bald. Not a "little bald spot in the back" kind of bald or "receding hairline" kind of bald, but almost totally and completely bald. He was diagnosed with alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, and he was devastated.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:54:31 GMTI used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. This small change made a huge difference in my stress levels. Even if I still had to deal with anxiety-provoking e-mails a little later in the day, at least I had a solid hour or more in the morning where I was blissfully -- and willfully -- ignorant.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:52:06 GMTA research team discovered venomous spider-like DNA hidden within a virus, which shapes the scientific understanding of how viruses could be used as therapeutic tools.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:55:30 GMTBugs Bunny and Daffy Duck's occasional enemy, the voracious Tasmanian devil, may pose a threat to something we'd actually like to see disappear from this planet: the superbug.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:07:16 GMTFor the first time in a presidential campaign, both the Democratic and Republican nominees have put forward plans calling for mandated paid leave.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:37:25 GMTIt's no secret that city dwellers tend to get in more steps every day. After all they often rely on their own two feet, rather than a car, to get from place to place. But which cities are the best for racking up miles on your tracker, and living an overall active, healthy lifestyle?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:25:50 GMTFood bars and smoothies to take before a colonoscopy have been developed, and are scheduled to enter phase 3 trials next year.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:20:39 GMTWhen the kids are back in school and family vacations have come and gone, you will find empty beaches along Cape Cod's shoreline. On one such day in mid-September, a young man was the only person around. He sat on his surfboard about 50 yards offshore waiting for the next big wave -- completely unaware two adult great white sharks were swimming just 25 yards away.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:10:44 GMTPregnant women who have "lived in, traveled to, or had unprotected sex with someone who lived in or traveled to Miami-Dade County" since August 1, 2016, should be tested for the Zika virus, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:37:30 GMTCreating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder. The identified genetic disruptions occur at a crucial time in brain development.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:05:32 GMTThe health law prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with serious illnesses, but some marketplace plans sidestep that taboo by making the drugs that people with HIV need unavailable or unaffordable, complaints filed recently with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights allege. The effect may be to discourage people with HIV from buying a particular plan or getting the treatment they need, according to the complaint.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:10:23 GMTIn the future, a new class of anti-inflammatory drugs could be used to treat depression, say University of Cambridge researchers.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:03:05 GMTThe ACLU of Michigan is suing school districts that serve Flint, saying there are inadequate services for the 30,000 children who were exposed to lead.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:37:00 GMTRoutine contact with plastic bottles, toys, food cans, cosmetics and flame retardants containing "endocrine-disrupting chemicals" results in ingestion, leading to a toxic buildup and potentially a variety of medical conditions.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:09:01 GMTA Texas inmate was offered clemency by President Obama, but he turned it down.