British researchers say that a dozen genes linked to obesity can be shut off with just moderate amounts of exercise each week.
A new study is shedding light on the relationship between depression and bipolar disorder.
Tennis legend Billie Jean King says it's simple for people age 65 and older to find out if they have diabetes.
The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to withdraw marketing approval for the drug midodrine.
A small study conducted at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital found that a surgical technique that has long been used to treat cranial nerve disorders can help ease some patients' diabetes symptoms.
A report from Brigham Young University finds that people who have strong social relationships are 50% less likely to die prematurely than people without a social support system.
The number of grandparents raising their children's children is not a new phenomenon. However, statistics show it's a situation that's becoming more and more common in the United States.
Despite a huge push by health officials to get us to cough or sneeze into our arms, a majority of people aren't covering their germ laden blasts correctly.
Lakeside Health is branching out to LeRoy. The health system opened a new urgent care center in the Genesee County village on Tuesday.
Seniors who pop Viagra have higher rates of sexually transmitted diseases than seniors who don't.
A new study revealed as many as 31% of patients with heart disease also had symptoms of anxiety.
Researchers followed nearly 1,000 people, and found people with depression were much more likely to develop the brain disorder later in life.
That's not an indictment of programming quality, just an observation made by researchers at the University of California, San Diego.
Wal-Mart Store pharmacies will begin selling Eli Lilly's Humulin brand of insulin in mid-September.
A new study shows emergency room visits tied to this type of drug abuse jumped by more than 100% between 2004 and 2008.
More people are reported to be engaging in physical activity, but obesity and smoking rates are unchanged.
Whole grains, fruits and vegetables are key to helping Americans maintain a healthy weight in nutritional guidelines set forth by a government advisory panel.
Workers on overnight shifts could have their on-the job performance greatly enhanced by clocking in after midnight.
Visiting a senior center in Maryland, Mr. Obama said preventive health care screening is part of the sweeping health bill that he signed this year
In the past, cancer sufferers had been advised by doctors to rest. Now, new national guidelines are being issued that suggest just the opposite.