Middle-aged and older men who get enough antioxidants in their diets may have better-quality sperm than men who are lacking in the nutrients, a new study suggests.
New York on Thursday became the first city in the United States to impose a limited ban on super-sized soda drinks blamed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for fueling a national obesity crisis.
Doctors' handwriting has never been renowned for its elegance, but an Indian medical group is so concerned about sloppy scrawls that it has started an awareness drive to prevent fatal errors.
Smokers may get fewer hours of sleep and have less restful slumber than nonsmokers, according to a German study that looked at more than 2,000 people.
A Taiwanese doctor warned Monday that a food source most consumers consider healthy — leafy green vegetables — could actually cause a potentially serious blood disorder.
If there were an Olympics for mice, a team from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research would likely top the medal tables.
Those who wake up to do early morning sports should also prepare their bodies so that the morning sweat is also effective. About 20 minutes before starting, individuals should drink a large glass of lukewarm water.
A hospital in Japan is checking the qualifications of all of its doctors after a man believed to have no medical license examined more than 2,300 of its patients.
Fruit and vegetables should always be eaten unpeeled if possible to give you the full nutrients. For example, 100 grams of unpeeled apples have about 16 mg of vitamin C and 12 microgram of folate while the same amount of peeled apples only has 8 mg and 5 micrograms.
One million people die by their own hand each year, accounting for more deaths than wars and murders put together, the World Health Organization said Friday, calling for urgent action to address the problem.