Countless studies and health reports have discussed the dangers of smoking--a nasty habit that can drastically increase the risk of lung cancer and other serious health issues.

Probiotics if taken regularly have the potential to protect children and pregnant women against heavy metal poisoning, a new study says.

A decline in the number of cheetahs is attributed to the excess energy expended by the animal in combating human activities in its domain, says a study.

Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans. This lifelong disease causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing.

Obesity is recognized as a major public health problem in recent times. One out of every 5 children in the U.S. is known to be overweight or obese and this number continues to rise.