One or two alcoholic drinks a day lowers the risk of Type-2 diabetes for healthy adults. That's the finding of a large, 10-year study conducted in the Netherlands.
A drug used to treat a variety of diseases may also help prevent lung cancer in former smokers.
A new center is welcome news for about 80 dialysis patients in the Rochester area.
Several commonly used drugs used to fight heartburn and treat indigestion can cause serious side effects if used improperly.
Sexually active singles over age 45 have a low rate of practicing safe sex. That's one of the key findings in the new AARP sex survey.
A vaccine to treat advanced prostate cancer has been approved for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration.
Interrupting a nurse who's either preparing or handing out medication can have very negative consequences.
A new study shows people who feel depressed eat more chocolate than those who aren't in a down mood.
An independent medical panel recommends the Food and Drug Administration regulate how much salt the food industry can put into processed foods Americans eat.
A new study raises questions about implanting heart devices in older patients.
As most of the nation gets ready to lose an hour of sleep to Daylight Saving Time, an expert talks about the risks.
Life could become far simpler for diabetes sufferers this week.
Eating out is adding up on the American waistline.
If a new bill passes, saving for retirement might become much simpler.
A Colorado Springs family is waging a legal battle with an Arizona company that claims it rightfully owns their late mother's head.
An expert panel is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do more to address the nation's problem with high blood pressure.
The HeartMate II, which takes the place of the left ventricle of a failing heart, was approved for wider use last month.
A simple spoon may be to blame for a surprising number of medication dosage errors.
The Social Security Administration has amended its rules to allow rush-approval for those patients to receive disability pay.
In a study of the hearing of 5,275 adults born between 1902 and 1962, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health discovered baby boomers are retaining their hearing longer than previous generations.