FOX News: Health
It may not just be mom’s eating habits that can affect an unborn child. New research from McGill University in Montreal has revealed that a father’s diet pre-conception may also play a crucial role in the future health of his offspring.
The European Food Safety Authority has found that the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe for people to consume at the levels currently used in diet soft drinks.
Next time you’re buying milk, you may want to reach for an organic brand.
Epilepsy surgery in children can greatly improve their mood and behavioral problems.
People who viewed or listened to coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings for six or more hours a day in the week following the disaster experienced acute stress comparable to being at or near the bombings.
A suburban Chicago teenager with cystic fibrosis who read book after book during the grueling hours that she spent having her lungs cleared every day has made her wish come true by becoming a published author.
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.
From freckles to flakes, we looked at some of the most common characteristics of winter skin, and asked the experts about how to deal with them safely and effectively. Here's how to keep the skin on your face—and body—soft, supple, and strong, all season long.
If you don’t want to gain weight this holiday season be wary of party dips and spreads because even a little can be deceptively high in calories. Fortunately, it’s easy to make your own dips and spreads that are creamy, delicious and waist-friendly. Here’s how
Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.
The founder of a French breast implant company was sentenced to four years in prison by a Marseille criminal court on Tuesday for hiding the true nature of the sub-standard silicone used in implants sold to 300,000 women around the world.
In 2012, more than 330,000 women in the United States elected to have breast augmentation surgery. In consultations, women ask dozens of questions about the safety, durability and longevity of saline and silicone gel implants – the two types that are approved for sale by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Here’s a sampling.
Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
A French cancer charity found a remarkable - and hilarious - way for sufferers to forget their illness.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewing data on Boston Scientific Corp's novel anti-stroke device highlighted the implant's failure to meet a key goal for effectiveness in a recent study but said on Monday that other data must be weighed in deciding whether it should be approved.
There are many conditions that, although extremely rare, can cause blindness in a child if not caught on time.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year.
Viagra may not only be useful for the male gender. A new study has revealed that the erectile dysfunction medication may help to relieve women’s menstrual cramps.
Every year, about 9,400 young children in the U.S. are injured falling off high chairs, a new study finds.
Researchers plan to map the genomes of 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia for a new human genome project