Vegetarians have a 22% lower chance of being diagnosed with coronary heart disease, compared to meat eaters. Pescatarians, those who eat fish, but no meat, have a 13% reduced risk.
Lille in the north, Nantes in the west, Grenoble in the southeast and the central city of Clermont-Ferrand joined Paris in implementing the ban, citing the need to safeguard biodiversity and public health.
Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released on Tuesday.
The world’s longest desert ultramarathon is back and will take place this December 9th-13th in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve.
When New York lawmakers revoked a religious exemption for mandatory school vaccinations, the change sent thousands of the state's parents scrambling to get their kids shots - or get them out of the classroom entirely.
A continuing outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo has become the world's second largest in history since it began in August 2018. It has spread to infect almost 3,000 people in Congo so far, killing two-thirds of them.
Government experts backed an experimental treatment for children with Peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions.
High blood pressure can lead to diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. It can also cause cognitive decline, according to a new report.
Researchers have found that the passive presence of a Romantic partner can reduce pain and that partner empathy may buffer affective distress during pain exposure.