Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) could be in for quite a breakthrough and this may all fall at the hands of one drug, Statins. People dealing with PAD would be at risk of possible amputation or death but a new study claims that higher dosages of the drug could render immense benefits.
Coffee is good for more than just making sure you make it to work on time. A new study shows that it has numerous and varied positive effects on a person's long term health.
Five daily portions of fruit and vegetable may lower risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and cancer, a new study has suggested.
Chinese authorities reported Saturday that a man from the southwestern part of the populous country is the second person to die from the H5N1 bird flu virus this year alone.
Americans turn less to cigarettes, but find substitutes
Parents, you might want to rethink searching Google for information regarding infant sleep safety. According to new research, the information that might come may not be so accurate.
A new study has suggested that exercise may be beneficial to people with heart failure who are also depressed.
A latest study reveals that people with poor mental health are at higher risk of encountering an early death. The study in UK states that a quarter of adults are at risk even if their problems are mild. It further says that people with depression or other major mental health problems are more prone to lower life expectancy. British researchers have found that those who have 'sub-clinical' anxiety or depression had 20 per cent higher chances of dying over a decade than those who did not, ...
According to Peter Wenger from the New Jersey Medical School, children who are preparing for their freshman year in a dormitory are at increased risk for bacterial meningitis.
In May, the mayor's office launched it's "Latch on NYC" campaign to support mothers who breastfeed their infants by asking city maternity hospitals to voluntarily sign on to support a mother's choice to breastfeed and limit the promotion of infant formula in their facilities which can interfere with that decision.
Researchers say testing could keep about 17,000 men each year from receiving a diagnosis of late-stage prostate cancer -- cancer that has spread and is far less curable.
Afinitor is the first in a class known as mTOR inhibitors to be approved for post-menopausal women with advanced hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative breast cancer. American health regulators also backed the drug as a breast cancer treatment.
The U.S.Food and Drug Administration is warning parents not to use benzocaine to ease teething pain in babies. The federal agency said the product should only be used under the advice and supervision of a health care professional.
Researchers say shift workers are slightly more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke than day workers.
According to a team of Harvard researchers, men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease.