Antibiotics have been used so widely and for so long that the infectious organisms they're designed to kill have adapted, making them less effective.
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common types of genetic variation among people.
A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
What is impostor syndrome? well, do you ever feel like you somehow don't deserve the success you have achieved? That's impostor syndrome.
Polycystic ovary syndrome -- commonly abbreviated to PCOS -- is a hormonal, genetic, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 10 percent of women. Not only is the cause of PCOS unknown, many wo...
When uterine fibroids cause problems, like pain and bleeding, it's time to talk to a healthcare professional to consider treatment options.
Bell's palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis that affects one side of the face. Find out more about it here.
When parents who suspect autism bring their concerns to healthcare providers, too often, their child's signs of autism are dismissed.
What are uterine fibroids? They are common non-cancerous tumors that grow within the wall of the uterus, often found among women of reproductive age.
The key to getting the right kind of treatment is understanding the different headache types, and figuring out which one you have.
Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passage, and can be serious, especially for infants.
Malware is short for 'malicious software,' and includes viruses and spyware that get installed on your computer without your consent.
When internet fraudsters impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it's called phishing. Phishing: The bottom line Don't reply to email, text, or pop-up messages that as...
Most likely, depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors, such as...
Depression is a common but serious illness, and it's completely 'real.'
Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by a virus. Find out more about it and how it can be avoided here.
What are the symptoms of breast cancer - warning signs you should know? Who is most at risk, and how can you lower your chances of getting the disease?
It's way more than sadness, and can usually be effectively treated. Here's how to find out about getting a depression diagnosis so you can get help.
Depression is a medical disorder - just like diabetes is a medical disorder - that affects your thoughts, feelings, physical health and behaviors.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is a disorder marked by an excessive heart rate and flu-like symptoms when standing or a given level of exercise.
Dietitians and nutritionists advise people on what foods to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Genetic counselors assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects.
Salmonella infections have been known to be a common cause of food poisoning for more than a hundred years. How can you avoid getting sick? We have advice.
The first question: What is typhoid fever? Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the Salmonella Typhi bacteria, and it is spread by contaminated food and water. Symptoms of typhoid include la...