IBM said Wednesday that its Watson cloud computing system will be used in partnership with a New York-based genetic research center mainly to help sequence DNA for the treatment of glioblastoma, the most common type of brain cancer in U.S. adults.
It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.
See how good your nutrition knowledge is by trying to figure out which food has the most of each nutrient.
The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories - half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
The following six foods are reported to be those most often searched for calorie information on Google. I thought that I would give you that calorie info, plus a few other interesting tidbits on each of them.
A medical group of epilepsy experts on Monday called on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on seizures can be studied.
Teenagers in Washington State are being told a new designer drug will give them the high of a lifetime. Twenty overdose deaths across the country are linked to a synthetic drug called NBOMe, and its popularity is just starting.
Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.
Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration.
Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.
Looking for some fantastic free books (a children's book and recipe book for kids) , fantastic online food and health courses, and even curricula to teach your kids about health. Lot's of great free things out there when you start looking!
A startling new study regarding football helmets and how they protect kids from concussions has left parents scratching their heads.