A new observational study has found more evidence to link daily aspirin intake and reduced risk of cancer mortality. The study by American Cancer Society researchers led by Eric J. Jacobs, Ph.D. although claims benefits of aspirin use in reducing mortality from cancer, it also questions the size of the potential benefit. The study has found approximately 37 percent mortality rate reduction among those who used aspirin for five years or more.
Researchers from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center have concluded that symptoms of depression are linked to shorter survival times among cancer patients.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an ingestible sensor for marketing as a medical device. The ingestible sensor is part of the Proteus digital health feedback system, an integrated, end-to-end personal health management system that is designed to help improve patients' health habits and connections to caregivers.
In a surprising twist, new research has suggested that most Americans don't know whether they are gaining or losing weight.
A study reveals that teenagers addicted to smoking have much lower threshold than the common notion.
Researchers have revealed that childhood obesity could be disrupting the timing of puberty and ultimately lead to a diminished ability to reproduce, especially in females.
A latest research warns parents that psychological abuse could be as damaging to a child's physical and mental health as physical abuse like slapping or punching. According to experts from American academy of pediatrics, even though its difficult to pinpoint or produce a figure, psychological abuse may be the most common type of child abuse. Psychological abuse includes the acts of belittling, denigrating, terrorizing, exploiting, emotional unresponsiveness, or corrupting a child to the point...
A new study conducted by researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine says that patients who find out they have a spot on their lung often assume they have cancer when they don't. According to a recent study conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine, patients make too much of a spot in their lungs assuming they have cancer when actually there's nothing seriously wrong with them. Researchers suggest that doctors could do more to help patients understand what happens...
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have found an association between childhood physical and sexual abuse and menstrual periods.
Yoga, the physical, mental, and spiritual discipline originating in ancient India has seen growing popularity worldwide in the last couple of decades. Regular practitioners report improved mental and physical health; researchers are now keen to know the effects of Yoga on the life of people who practice it. A latest study conducted by occupational therapists at Indiana University in the US, on a small group, has revealed that performing yoga can help people regain their balance after a stroke. ...
State expansions of the Medicaid health insurance program for poor Americans reduced adult mortality rates by more than 6 percent compared to states that did not broaden eligibility for their plans, according to a study released on Wednesday.
The answer for the decades old search for HIV virus elimination from an infected person's body may be lying in a cancer drug. The currently available medications do not completely decimate the virus. It hides in the body and waits to strike again. But researchers claim that they might have found out a way in which cancer drugs could make HIV virus more visible, and hence allowing them to be destroyed.
The cure for blindness could just be in a chemical injection into the eye, claim scientists. According to a latest research, the chemical called AAQ works by making normally 'blind' cells in the retina sensitive to light, reports the Telegraph. During the experiment, scientists in the US could restore vision in congenially blind mice and they hope that an improved version of the chemical could possibly cure inherited and age-related forms of blindness in people.
A latest research suggests that a single event of trauma to brain is enough for a person to get Alzheimer's disease. According to a research conducted on mice and utilizing post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease, a single traumatic brain Injury caused to the brain, can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. They study identifies the mechanisms after the injury that result in a vigorous increase of the enzyme, BACE1, in the bra...
Researchers from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have concluded that there is no such thing as a safe tan.