An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits by children, adolescents, and young adults from 2005-2010 found that rates increased across all insurance groups and the uninsured.
An analysis of data on more than 100,000 deliveries and term newborns from New York City Hospitals, noted that rates for certain quality indicators and complications for mothers and newborns varied significantly between hospitals, and were not correlated with performance measures designed to assess hospital-level obstetric quality of care, according to a new study.
Homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a serious public health concern, according to a new study.
High doses of fish oil supplements, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, do not reduce atrial fibrillation - a common type of irregular heartbeat in which the heart can beat as fast as 150 beats a minute - according to a new study.
In patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), increased cerebrospinal fluid levels of orexin, which helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle, may lead to sleep deterioration, according to a new study. The condition also appears to be associated with cognitive decline.
Living close to a major road may increase women's risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to a new study.
Family doctors may not be picking up the signs of lung cancer and investigating them as appropriately as they might, suggest the findings of a new study.
Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, suggests a new study.
The study, that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify individuals at increased risk.
Certainly dieting is not about eating bland food. Neither does it mean depriving yourself of favorite foods. Portion control is necessary but it is also find to cut yourself some slack few times.
Countries across the world are gearing up to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak that UN officials warn is getting worse.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved combination drug Akynzeo (netupitant and palonosetron) to treat nausea and vomiting among people undergoing chemotherapy, the agency said Friday in a press release.
If you get your ears pierced, you need to ensure its cleanliness in order to protect it against infection, according to an expert.
Anesthesia complications in United States have dropped by more than half, but the overall death rate has remained the same, according to a new study.
It's okay to chew gum while fasting before surgery, according to a new study.