A 15-month-old Indian girl whose head has swollen to nearly double its normal size is “doing well,” a doctor said Friday, but treatment could be complicated by the extreme nature of her case.
The price of fame can be high with an international study on Thursday finding that people who enjoy successful entertainment or sporting careers tend to die younger.
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Coffee drinkers, beware. Seventy-five percent of local chains use lids that are potentially toxic, according to a survey released Saturday by Taipei City councilors.
Amputees often experience “phantom limbs,” or the sensation that their missing limb is still present, but a Swedish study published Thursday showed that even non-amputees can experience the bizarre sensation.
Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost completely paralyzed.
The world's first clinical trial designed to explore using a hallucinogen from magic mushrooms to treat people with depression has stalled because of British and European rules on the use of illegal drugs in research.
Small children may not yet know how to describe pain and cannot easily tell parents they have a headache.
Getting plenty of calcium from foods has been shown to lower the likelihood of kidney stones in those most at risk, but a new study makes clear the benefit isn't just linked to milk products.
One in 10 people who have a stroke caused by a clot blocking blood to the brain go on to develop chronic pain, according to a new study.