New York Times
Updated: 16 min 42 sec ago
Young rats prone to obesity are much less likely to fulfill that unhappy destiny if they run during adolescence than if they do not.
Removal of the ovaries may increase the risk for colorectal cancer, a new study concludes.
“It is literally neurobiologically impossible to think deeply about things that you don’t care about,” says the neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.
By age 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or will have had cataract surgery. Some opt for a form of surgery that can make reading glasses obsolete.
American Girl, the doll company, has introduced a diabetes care kit for dolls, and it has sold so briskly it is already on back order.
Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decline as they age.
If medical error were considered a disease, a new study has found, it would be the third leading cause of death in the United States.
Test your supermarket savvy with this quiz, adapted from the new book “Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies — How What We Eat Define Who We Are.”
Here’s one more reason pregnant women should get a flu shot: It not only protects mothers, but a large study suggests it prevents flu in the infant, too.
Research shows that girls, many feeling self-conscious, start dropping out of sports or skipping gym classes around the onset of puberty.
A device called the Pavlok is being marketed as a way to actually fulfill those New Year’s resolutions, by delivering a jolt.
Sometimes the baby you have is not what you expected when you were expecting.
Throughout the country, communities are being retrofitted to accommodate the tsunami of elders expected to live there as baby boomers age.