Armed with a fake tan, government-funded researchers have found they can get women to cut back on sunbathing. The message is an old one, despite the new looks: Too much of the sun's ultraviolet radiation will turn your skin into a crinkly patch of leat...
Bisphenol A, America's most demonized food-packaging chemical, nationally debated and being considered for a federal ban under an amendment of the food safety bill, S. 510, may be even worse than anyone imagined, a new peer-reviewed study finds.
Soy may be good for the heart, but if you're trying to keep the ticker healthy and happen to be a breast cancer patient as well, then it's not so clear how beneficial soy products may be for you.
Britain's rate of breast cancer is soaring, with as many as one in nine women affected by the devastating disease. We asked an expert to weigh up the evidence on the various theories.
In recent years, watchdog organizations like the Environmental Working Group and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics have released reports looking at chemicals and additives in makeup, hair and skin products.
A huge international research effort has pinpointed an area of genetic variation that is linked to developing both breast and ovarian cancer. Two studies published today in Nature Genetics separately found that changes in a stretch of chromosome 19 are...
Some gynecologists advise women to refrain from eating too many non-organic meat products, which could possibly lead to the worsening of uterine fibroids.
For apple-shapes like Sophie Dahl who struggle to stay slim the news may come as a blow – a woman’s shape is not determined by diet but by 13 inherited genes.
Scientists take a hard look at the chemicals lurking in Brazilian blowouts, aka Brazilian keratin treatments. Luckily, natural beauty and hair options abound.
For women with a high risk of breast cancer because of genetic mutations or family history, yearly M.R.I. scans in addition to mammograms and breast exams may save lives, a new study finds.