The number of Alzheimer's sufferers worldwide will double within 20 years to more than 65 million, according to a study published Tuesday to mark World Alzheimer's Day.
Urban Chinese women are spending more and saving less as they poured 63 percent of their incomes into consumer goods ranging from clothes to cosmetics last year, a poll has found.
Roger Clemens was vehement: “Let me be clear. I have never taken steroids or HGH,” he told a House committee in 2008. Now, instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball's seven-time Cy Young winner could go to prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress.
Whether it's a pint of beer, a glass of wine or a shot of booze, Americans are drinking alcohol at the highest rate in 25 years, according to a Gallup poll.
The Dutch were South Africa's first white settlers more than three centuries ago, but ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday, locals say that's all history.
High levels of a blood protein called clusterin are linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease, scientists said on Monday — a finding which could pave the way for doctors to detect the disease before it takes hold.
Iceland has been called the Island of the Sagas, and recently there has been no shortage of sagas.
They're not your grandpa's hearing aids. Today's newest models range from the completely invisible it sits deep in the ear canal for months at a time to Bluetooth-enabled gadgets that open cell phones and iPods for hearing-aid users.
Taiwanese females over the age of 50 are more likely to suffer from less dense or more fragile bones compared to males, according to a Department of Health's (DOH) study.
Low thyroid activity, one of the most treated conditions in the United States, may actually be a sign of longevity, researchers say.