Long working hours - more than 60 hours a week - may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study by researchers from South Korea.
Evidence suggests that prostate cancer and male pattern baldness are connected by increased levels of male sex hormones. Now, a specific pattern is linked to increased cancer risk.
A patient who has been unresponsive for 16 years showed a brain response to a Hitchcock film strongly matching that of healthy participants, suggesting he was consciously aware.
An Ebola protein that is key to virus replication has a unique and unusual structure not seen in other human viral diseases. Researchers suggest it could be a new drug target.
New study that shows there is a 9 in 10 chance of prostate cancer returning in patients who carry certain genes opens door to more accurate testing and new treatments.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have recommended using a 14-point checklist over ECGs when first evaluating 12-25-year-olds for heart disease.
A study claims the WHO recommendation of a maximum of 10% total daily calories from free sugar should be halved to 5%, with 3% as a target, to tackle rising rates of tooth decay.
A study analyzing breast screening for older women in the Netherlands found that the program did not produce the expected sharp fall in cases of advanced disease in this group.
Schizophrenia is not an individual condition but is made up of eight genetically distinct disorders, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis.
Up to 11.4 million prescriptions for antibiotics to treat respiratory infections among children each year are 'unnecessary,' according to a new meta-analysis.
A link has been found between husband's marital quality and wife's satisfaction in the marriage; if a wife reports low marital quality, the husband also has lower marital quality.
Study shows for first time if cells in a barrier that allows fluid to drain from the eye via Schlemm's canal are too stiff, pressure builds up in the eye, a hallmark of glaucoma.
A new study suggests the reason some older people with brain deposits of Alzheimer's protein do not develop dementia is because their brain works around the damage.
Scientists are developing an 'electronic skin' that could detect and image small lumps that are currently undetectable by clinicians.
Researchers from the UK find that swapping driving for walking or cycling is accompanied by a boost to psychological well-being, on top of the well-known health benefits.
Chest radiation therapy, in combination with standard treatment, may reduce recurrence and prolong survival in patients with small cell lung cancer, according to a phase 3 trial.
A new study claims belly dancers are more likely to have a positive body image because they are less focused on how they look and more focused on the activity itself.
Sharing painful experiences may boost social bonding and make us stronger, according to a new study led by the University of New South Wales in Australia.
Women who do not come to terms with their unsuccessful fertility treatment have worse long-term mental health than women who are able to let go of wanting to have children.
Individuals who feel socially disconnected have a greater desire to form social relationships, so are more likely to see inanimate faces as being alive, a new study suggests.