NBC News Chief Medical Editor
NBC’s Chief Science & Health Correspondent answers your health questions.
In the United States, 1 in 3 people will have Type 2 diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some patients wonder how, 60 years into the game, the science of the hormone estrogen can still be at an elementary stage.
Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of cancer in future children and grandchildren — even if they eat well — a new study suggests. Full story
News about a stolen truck carrying what has been described as "extremely dangerous" radioactive material has sparked questions about how such materials are transported and whether they could be used to commit any harm.
The 12 nuns taken from a predominantly Christian village near the Syrian capital Damascus are in daily contact with their colleagues, the mother superior of a nearby convent told NBC News on Wednesday.
When you owe over $18 billion, does selling off a few paintings for $800 million make much difference? That's the question for Kevyn Orr, emergency manager of the city of Detroit.
"Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries, an autopsy has concluded.
More than 2 million passwords for some of the most popular spots on the Internet — including Facebook Twitter and Google — are now a matter of public record, according to a fresh report from SpiderLabs, a research arm from security firm Trustwave.
"Game of Thrones" has drawn in millions of viewers. Can it bring in tourists too?