FOX News: Health
Two committees of the Belgian Senate say the country's law permitting euthanasia should also apply to children in certain cases.
Sticking to a healthy eating plan and regular exercise can be challenging, no matter what time of year. You can't totally avoid temptation during the holiday season, but you can avoid weight gain and unhealthy eating by mentally preparing yourself
Researchers have revealed that women who come from families with BRCA2 mutations are still at a greater risk for developing breast cancer – even if they test negative for the BRCA2 gene themselves.
Fit mom Maria Kang has been caught in another media firestorm. The mother of three was temporarily banned from Facebook after comments she made about obesity went viral.
Millions of patients worldwide taking effervescent, dispersible and soluble medicines have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes because of the high salt content of such drugs, scientists said on Wednesday.
Could paying for bone marrow cells really boost the number of donors? The Obama administration is taking steps to block a federal court ruling that had opened a way to find out.
The swine-flu pandemic of 2009 may have killed up to 203,000 people worldwide - 10 times higher than the first estimates based on the number of cases confirmed by lab tests, according to a new analysis by an international group of scientists.
Smart tips for how to take them off―and keep them off.
A major shortcoming of the genetic tests offered by the Google-backed company 23andMe is not necessarily their accuracy, but rather the limited information they use to evaluate a person's lifetime risk of complex diseases, experts say.
Some 131,000 people were newly infected with HIV in Europe and nearby countries in 2012, an 8 percent rise from a year earlier and a worrying reversal of a recent downward trend in AIDS cases in the West.
A meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available to nearly 6,000 students starting Dec. 9 at Princeton University, which had previously said it was considering the move.
A 10-year-old Ohio Amish girl with leukemia and her parents seem to have disappeared from home amid their legal fight with a hospital over whether she should restart chemotherapy treatments that the family decided to end.
Your home is a place to show off your sense of style – but it can also have a profound effect on your health and happiness.
Britons are having sex from their teens until well into their 70s and experimenting with experiences and techniques once dismissed as deviant, according to a major series of scientific studies of sexual behavior.
British pharmaceutical firm BTG said U.S. regulators had approved its varicose vein treatment that uses an injectable foam to dissolve the veins as an alternative to surgical removal.
The World Health Organization backed away from a claim that paints an alarming picture about the health implications of Europe's economic crisis.
For many of us the holidays are a nonstop feeding frenzy that kicks off on Thanksgiving. By New Year’s the average American will have gained 9 to 11 pounds, but you don’t have to. Here’s how to enjoy your Thanksgiving without guilt, deprivation or weight gain
For decades, researchers have been trying to determine when brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease first begin in patients. Now, a new study has revealed these variations may occur as early as 6 months of age.
Starting physical exercise later in life can boost an individual’s likelihood of healthy aging by sevenfold.