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Fri, May 10, 2013 4:23 PM
Ticklish laughter activates the hypothalamus, a part of the brain involved in regulating many functions, including visceral reactions.
Bee pollen is said to have numerous health benefits. Here's the lowdown on this versatile bee byproduct.
Alice Eve says she ate almost nothing but the vegetable for five months.
The number of hours of sleep we need and the time of day we sleep best varies — and the differences are natural.
The CDC recommends that all swimmers shower well before taking a dip in a swimming pool (and maybe after as well.)
These predatory bacteria only attack certain kinds of microbes, not human cells, so they could be safely used as a medical treatment.
Video: Cancer cells typically put up a chemical shield to protect against the body’s disease-fighting T cells. But immunotherapy can break down the shield and let the T cells get to work.
Study participants who had been diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer were nearly 80 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's.
Researchers will test the vaccine's effectiveness by taking blood from vaccinated people, and checking to see if antibodies in their blood can neutralize the virus.
People magazine reports the actress, who yesterday revealed she had undergone a double mastectomy, may next pursue removal of both her ovaries to further reduce her cancer risk.
Researchers involved in the BRAIN Initiative are encouraging other scientists to provide input and debate goals.
These brave women have used their star power to help spread awareness about everything from drug addiction and terminal illness to sexual abuse and depression.
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy because of a mutation in her BRCA1 gene. What is this gene and how does it affect your cancer risk?
Actress details in a revealing op-ed why she decided to undergo the procedure and how she hopes her experience will benefit other women.
Although advertisements on sex supplements purport that the products improve sexual function, there is no evidence to support these claims.
About 1,000 people are thought to suffer from the rare medical condition known as ‘developmental topographical disorientation.’
Green parenting author on raising eco-friendly kids.