New observational research in a large cohort has found a strong link between leisurely physical activity — even in low amounts — and a lower death risk.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.
Mutated p53 tumor suppressor protein is a key driver of most cancers. Now, scientists have identified its mechanism of stability and how to disrupt it.
Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should know when to see a doctor. Learn more about the causes and treatment for upper abdominal pain during pregnancy here.
Cod contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein. This makes it a very beneficial food source. Learn more about the health benefits of eating cod here.
Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here.
Babies follow a predictable growth curve in their first year of life. In this article, we provide a month-by-month growth chart to help people track the continued growth of their baby. We also discuss what it means when a baby is above or below average length.
Coffee is a complex cocktail of compounds. A recent study identifies two particular molecules that might have cancer-fighting capabilities.
Gas is a natural part of a baby's daily life, but it can be painful for them. In this article, we look at what makes a baby gassy and how to help relieve their gas pains.
A Ph.D. student has designed a cost-effective and easy-to-use device that can quickly detect cancerous skin cells. Catching cancer earlier can save lives.
A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.
Babies are more likely to get heat rash than adults. In this article, we look at why babies get heat rash, different types of rash, and how a caregiver can prevent heat rash in a baby.
New research in mice identifies a compound that significantly improves ovarian cancer survival by targeting stem-like cancer cells.
Melanoma is notoriously difficult to treat. Recently, scientists have looked to marine bacteria to find novel ways of attacking this type of skin cancer.
Breast sensitivity can come and go, and it is rarely a cause for concern. Causes of a sensitive breast can include hormonal changes, injuries, cysts, and breastfeeding issues. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here.
Blocking a protein associated with blood clotting reduced IBD symptoms in mice, offering a promising alternative to therapies that target inflammation.
Many pregnant women take a combination of doxylamine (Unisom) and vitamin B-6 for morning sickness. These two medications are also available as a combination drug called Diclegis. Despite some concerns, extensive research shows that taking doxylamine and vitamin B-6 during pregnancy is safe. Learn more here.
Many women wonder whether it is safe or healthy to lose weight during pregnancy. In this article, we discuss the potential risks of doing this and explain safe methods to avoid weight-related complications in pregnancy.
New research examines whether having a history of mental health issues influences a person's outlook after they receive a cancer diagnosis.
When at least one partner within a married couple had the GG oxytocin gene receptor variant, the spouses reported greater feelings of marital satisfaction and security.