Allergies may be annoying, but they might also protect us from environmental toxins.
Many have heard of Dr. James Marion Sims and know him as the “father of gynecology” but what about the “mothers of gynecology”? Where is their memorial?
Why do we tickle, why are we ticklish? Why does it make us laugh even while we try to get away from it? It's a ticklish subject....
Research suggests that there are real nutritional differences between organic and non-organic produce, milk, and meat.
Despite increasing calls for routine depression screenings for young adults and pregnant women, such screenings raise many questions about their accuracy.
From parasites to malaria, the health risks facing ancient Rome were numerous.
The different ways insurance companies treat Viagra for men and birth control for women show the inherent sexism and legal biases involved.
Four compounds have been identified that can help growers determine the best time to harvest their grapes.
Studying the anterior insula, a prune-sized region tucked away at the base of the brain, may provide interesting clues.
How genetic modification may be the key to halting the spread of the Zika virus.