An immune system that's not functioning normally may lead to lung cancer in patients who don't smoke, a new study suggests. "A strong immune system helps to keep inflammation...
The suicide rate among Americans aged 16-64 rose by 40% from 2000 to 2017, according to a government report. The CDC made its findings public on Friday, saying that...
British scientists have discovered, by accident, a new type of immune cell that kills most cancers.  While analyzing blood from a Wales bank to determine immune cells that could...
It's "entirely too soon" to speak about the Wuhan coronavirus from China in terms of a pandemic, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday, while acknowledging...
Rubbing cream into your skin to calm an itchy rash may seem harmless, but not all topical anti-itch formulas are created equal. "People don't understand the potential dangers of...
Between 2000 and 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported a 327% increase in anxiety disorders among military members. A recent study suggests that this may be due...
More than 100 genes appear to be involved in autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to the largest genetic study of the condition to date. The study, involving over 50...
The next time you tell your rebellious teenagers that their antics are giving you gray hair, know that the latest animal research seems to confirm your claim. Scientists report...
People with blood types A and B may have higher risks for developing dangerous blood clots compared to people who have type O blood. That's according to new...
As China scrambles to contain an outbreak of a new coronavirus spreading rapidly within its own borders and to other countries, U.S. infectious disease experts tackled questions about...