Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common types of genetic variation among people.
Your stress reaction and perception is actually more important to your health than how frequently you encounter stress.
Some people have naturally won what the rest of us consider to be the genetic lottery: they're tall and they're thin.
Your health may actually be influenced by the season or month in which you were born, according to new research.
Everyone knows what anger is like - but what some people may not know is that there are benefits and disadvantages to this emotion.
Researchers have shown that polyphenols in green tea and apples block a molecule that can trigger atherosclerosis and other health issues.
Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease.
Children with pacemakers might benefit from programs to bolster feelings of competence, suggests a pediatric behavioral study.
What is a pacemaker? It's a small device that's placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms. Find out more of the specifics here.
In one of the largest epigenome-wide association studies, scientists have identified an epigenetic mechanism that alter the risk of obesity-related disease.
Researchers have shown that, in addition to weight loss, a specific low-carb vegan diet may also reduce the risk of heart disease by 10% over 10 years.
Studies suggested that red wine and foods with resveratrol might lower risk of some diseases. Then researchers looked again at resveratrol's health claims.
Scientists have identified the first gene linked to heart muscle disease - childhood-onset familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.
It’s about the size of a large vitamin pill and, for the first time in Ohio, the smallest heart pacemaker available is being tested.
Researchers studying tiny, antennae-like structures called cilia have found a potential way to ease some of the physical damage of numerous genetic disorders.