People can increase their chances for longevity, though much is circumstantial. Below are three ways that research shows how people can max out their longevity.
Russian explorers confirmed Wednesday that they breached Lake Vostok, a body of water 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles) beneath the Antarctic surface.
Even though whale sharks are not hybrids, the name suggests the contrary and gives us a chance to look at other hybrid species created in the wild and domestic settings.
Bread - yes bread - gave Americans the most sodium in their diets, according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey released Tuesday.
Raspberry ketones, a dietary supplement that has become part of the latest diet fad, has some people scratching their heads over just what ketones are.
Prostate cancer got a kick in the pants Thursday when researchers presented a new promising drug that greatly improves survival rates in patients.
A Vienna hospital is searching for long-retired staff who might hold clues to a man's claim that he was deliberately infected with malaria when he was a psychiatric patient nearly half a century ago.
Malaria kills more than 1.2 million people worldwide a year, nearly twice as many as previously thought, according to new research published on Friday that questions years of assumptions about the...
M.I.A. not only bounced on stage with Madonna and Nicki Minaj during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, she shocked the audience by giving them the middle finger.
Trinity Mirror, newspaper publisher of the popular British tabloids Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and The People, will chop nearly a fifth of its editorial staff, even as its CEO earned over a...
Pink Floyd fans rejoice! NASA released a video Wednesday showing the dark side of the moon, the title of the rock band's classic 1973 album.
Governments should regulate sugar similar to alcohol and tobacco not only to help fight the obesity epidemic, but to halt a host of diseases linked to sugar such as heart disease, obesity, diabetes...
Radioactive seeds that are sometimes used to treat early prostate cancer may do widespread damage to the DNA in a man's sperm, a small study finds.
2012 will be known as the year of the Giants vs. the Patriots. But in the ever-popular Super Bowl ads, 2012 will also be known as the year of ads leaked ahead of the game.
Pink slime - a mix of meat trimmings washed in ammonium hydroxide and used in fast food burger patties - churned consumer's stomachs so much; McDonald's banned the slop, according to news reports.
A new study links the diabetes drug metformin to fewer cases of pancreatic cancer -- at least in women -- but finds other diabetes medications are associated with a higher risk of the disease.
A scene from stop-motion trailer for The Pirates: Band of Misfits caused such a furor with a leprosy advocacy group, the film animators yanked the bit before the movie's release.
A tankless toilet so inspired Japan's Panasonic Corp. that the company will end their production of water-logged toilets and focus on the design alternative.
An unexplained and sometimes debilitating disease that causes oozing sores and fibers to grow from patients' skin doesn't come from a mysterious bug or virus, federal researchers reported Wednesday...
Six new dog breeds became eligible to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, America's oldest competition dedicated to purebred dogs. Listed are 5 breeds that viewers won't see at the...