More than a decade ago, radiation oncologists noticed a nifty phenomenon: Sometimes radiation used locally
Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in
Patients shed more weight when doctors give specific tips, study finds
World's largest study of deep brain stimulation in the brain's reward system Study with 16 participants
Promising new therapies for food allergies are on the horizon, including experimental immunotherapy awaiting federal approval that enables people who are very allergic to eat peanut protein without suffering serious side effects.
It's long been known that couples HIV testing and counseling is an effective way to mutually disclose HIV status and link to health care--unfortunately, couples don't use it even though it's widely available.
Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem -- even in the modern era.
Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake appears to be at far greater risk for cardiovascular diseases than those without excessive daytime sleepiness, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of
Dr Shevin Jacob is corresponding author on a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine calling for universal standards of care to be applied in relation to Ebola Virus Disease
Adults who report high levels of stress and who also had stressful childhoods are most likely to show hormone patterns associated with negative health outcomes, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Here’s why pedestrians are dying in greater numbers, and how authorities are responding to the crisis.
Researchers explore the pathophysiological relationship between poor sleep and dementia
A new study suggests that sunscreen protects the skin's blood vessel function from harmful ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure by protecting dilation of the blood vessels.
Chronic diseases are a key factor limiting the mobility of older people. Usually individuals are conscious of their condition in the case of an acute musculoskeletal disorder
Sugar does not improve mood and it can make people less alert and more tired after its consumption - according to a new study by the University of Warwick, Humboldt University of Berlin, and Lancaster University.
Here’s how to protect your loved ones from elderly abuse, and what you need to know about this unfortunate trend as the population ages more and more.
Once the heart is fully formed, the cells that make up heart muscle, known as cardiomyocytes, have very limited ability to reproduce themselves.
Here’s why mental health should be an executive priority, and what you can do to help your rank and file workers when it comes to wellness.
Addressing depression remains important, but new strategies are needed, researchers say
Patients with prostate, bladder or kidney cancers are at greater risk of dying if they have had psychiatric care prior to the cancer treatment. In addition, patients with these cancers show greater suicide risk than the general population, even once the data is corrected for previous psychiatric care. These are the main findings of a new study presented at the European Association of Urology congress in Barcelona. They highlight the need for psychiatric care to be integrated into cancer treatment.
A new study by biomedical engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas could significantly improve methods for detecting and diagnosing congenital heart disease in infants and small children.
University of Miami researchers have discovered a clue in the humble zebrafish's digestive tract that, one day, could help people on the autism spectrum alleviate one of the most common yet least studied symptoms of their disorder: gastrointestinal distress.
Researchers from the US and UK look at how AI could be used to provide information about patients' physical and mental health, detect high-risk situations when providers are under stress, and prevent unnecessary testing
An innovative computer program could be a big help for food safety professionals working to keep production facilities free of food-borne pathogens.
Marie Kondo herself couldn't do it any better.
Usually cells are good at recognizing what doesn't spark joy. They're constantly cleaning house -- picking through their own stuff to clear out what no longer works.
Estradiol is a commonly prescribed estrogen therapy. Previous research has found that rats treated with the hormone experience an increase in sugar consumption
Antibiotic resistance is an emerging global public health threat spurred by the overuse and misuse of antibiotics. While "overuse" of antibiotics is widely accepted as a major health challenge
Here’s how an apology can go a long way after a medical error.