Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
There's an assumption that the poor eat more unhealthy fast food because it's relatively cheap, leading some governments to try limit their access. Two researchers tested that assumption.
Many diabetics experience stigma as a result of their condition. Knowing a bit more about the diabetes can dispel some of that stigma.
If you're not sure why you need a urine test or the right way to collect a sample, here's what you need to know.
People with neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's often have difficulty swallowing, a dangerous condition. Here's why treatment of these illnesses should include attention to swallowing problems.
Can drinking a cup of coffee before taking a short nap really give you the energy you need to see you through the day?
Spending time with pets can lead to significantly improved social skills and motivation for learning.
When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder, we tend to think of soldiers returning from war. But other sections of society are far more likely to suffer from repeated bouts of trauma.
New research underscores the importance of positive touch in infancy.