Most people think of autism as a male condition, but autism affects females, too. It just affects them differently.
Even with the ongoing debate about dietary sodium, hypertension and heart disease, salt still has a connection to high blood pressure. A new discovery sheds light on this critical connection.
It's well known that exercise improves heart health, but could it reduce cancer risk too? A new study shows that middle-aged men with a high level of fitness have a lower incidence of lung and colon cancers.
If you enjoy a having a drink, you may perk up when you read a headline touting the health benefits of alcohol. But you also may wonder — how strong is the science behind the headlines?
It's not a real treatment, but the placebo effect demonstrates how the concept of healing can be as influential as the care itself.
Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.
Researchers are trying a new strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease. Instead of treating Alzheimer's after it develops, scientists are exploring if certain drugs can stop or slow the disease before it starts.
TMAO, a byproduct of gut bacteria digestion of meat and eggs, may be a big reason for the high rate of heart attack and death in people with chronic kidney disease.
Too often, cardiomyopathy goes undetected and untreated for too long. Scientists are working to change that.