Women who get less than the recommended eight hours sleep a night are at higher risk of heart disease and heart-related problems than men with the same sleeping patterns.
(AP) -- Sometimes Twitter can make newcomers feel like twits because the online messaging service isn't as simple as it sounds.
Two University of Hawai'i at Mānoa astronomers have found a binary star-disk system in which each star is surrounded by the kind of dust disk that is frequently the precursor of a planetary system. Doctoral student Rita ...
Dartmouth researchers have determined that movie characters who smoke, regardless of whether they are "good guys" or "bad guys," influence teens to try smoking. The study, published in the July 2009 issue of the journal Pediatrics, ...
Some 77,201 people worldwide have caught swine flu, with 332 having died from it, latest statistics posted Wednesday by the World Health Organisation showed.
(AP) -- Beijing's retreat on its latest Internet-censorship effort highlights the rise of China's increasingly tech-savvy, vocal public as a factor in the authoritarian government's decisions.
(AP) -- If shopping for household essentials like toilet paper and soap isn't your favorite activity, a new Web site might eliminate the task - while saving you cash.
(AP) -- Mississippi's still king of cellulite, but an ominous tide is rolling toward the Medicare doctors in neighboring Alabama: obese baby boomers.