An encouraging new study finds that exercise may slash your risk of heart disease, regardless of your cholesterol numbers or waist size.
A reader asks: Are high triglycerides an independent risk factor for heart disease?
The first randomized trial of corrective helmets, which must be worn constantly and can be stressful for parents, found no better results than nontreatment.
Are statins giving people license to eat? A 12-year study has found that people who use statins gradually increase their intake of fat and calories.
Drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of Type 2 diabetes, while cutting down may increase your risk, a new study found.
Neither doctors nor medical students can solve a patient’s financial problems on the spot. Yet any one of us can be the first to detect a problem.
Can you solve a case involving a mysterious rash that for nearly two decades afflicted a woman’s hands?
Ultraviolet lamps used to dry and harden polished nails may pose a very low risk of skin cancer, new research shows.
Flaws in the way that dietary supplements are monitored and reported are causing potentially life-threatening delays in how long dangerous products linger on store shelves.