Older women above 75-years of age are at higher risk of developing diabetes if they were regularly taking statins. High-doses of intake increases the probability of acquiring diabetes by 51 percent.
Kidney disease can be controlled and prevented if we understand the circumstances and risk factors which predispose to it. Ensure to keep kidneys healthy, Happy World Kidney Day.
According to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, 50 percent of MND patients die within 14 months of diagnosis and others die within five years. A unique exception has baffled doctors in the case of renowned English physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking who has lived with MND for over 40 years.
Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck that produces hormones. Women are two to three times more likely to develop it than men.
Food habits rich in fat and sugar are being linked to deaths due to heart disease, strokes, and diabetes in the United States.
Lyme disease has been widespread in UK, particularly in the Western Isles. It has also been spotted just last year in Arkansas. To determine the presence of tick-borne illness in Arkansas the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is collaborating with insect scientists at the flagship campus in Fayetteville who are sampling certain environments for ticks.
Vicki Perez gained 40lbs, despite working out every day at the gym. Vicki had a ripped six-pack and competed as a bikini fitness model.
After contracting Necrotising fasciitis surgeons had no choice but to remove Lesley Kane's breast, torso and part of her back in order to save her life. She now needs skin grafts and various treatments to help reconstruct the tissues of her body.
A state jury in Missouri did not think that evidence linking talcum powder with ovarian cancer was strong enough to require Johnson & Johnson to put warning labels on its products. This is a victory for the company after it lost three previous, similar lawsuits in St. Louis.
There is an increased risk of at least 11 types of cancers among people who are obese.
The American Cancer Society report shows people born in the 1990s have increased risks in developing colon and rectal cancers.
Study finds nasal epithelial tissues may contain information that may indicate the presence of cancer cells in the lungs.
Bob Harper became famous for appearing on TV's Biggest Loser. He is now doing better and is out of the hospital. His exercise routine has been limited to walking for now.
The largest brain imaging study reveals that people diagnosed with ADHD have different brain structures from those without the disorder.
The Elephant Man disease or otherwise known as Proteus syndrome causes disproportionate growth of tissues such as skin, bone, vascular and fatty tissue. The genetic condition is not passed on from parent to child but is caused by a sporadic mutation or change in a gene called AKT1.