Patients shed more weight when doctors give specific tips, study finds
'Gamified' new rehab therapy helps severely impaired stroke survivors regain arm mobility
World's largest study of deep brain stimulation in the brain's reward system Study with 16 participants
Addressing depression remains important, but new strategies are needed, researchers say
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
Study suggests doctors can balance clotting, bleeding risks with P2Y12 inhibitor drugs alone
New level 1 trauma center at UChicago Medicine lowers Chicago's disparity 7-fold
New research published in Depression and Anxiety indicates that, unlike other anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder may have a direct effect on alcoholism.
Women aged 50-79 who believed they had more social support were less likely to die during the course of the study, according to a new study led by Dr. Nancy Freeborne, adjunct professor in George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services.
'Snus' may be less harmful for smokers unable or unwilling to quit tobacco
Exercise can shift the human body clock, with the direction and amount of this effect depending on the time of day or night in which people exercise.
A high fat diet is linked to unfavourable changes in the type and numbers of gut bacteria-collectively known as the microbiome-as well as a rise in inflammatory triggers in the body, finds the first study of its kind, published online in the journal Gut.
Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body's immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led by Stoyan Dimitrov and Luciana Besedovsky at the University of Tübingen, helps explain how sleep can fight off an infection, whereas other conditions, such as chronic stress, can make the body more susceptible to illness.
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.
Shift may be due in part to rise of digital media, study suggests
Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings
MooDFOOD, the largest randomized clinical trial to study the effects of nutritional strategies on the prevention of major depressive disorder concludes that daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression
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.
Today, many emergencies while drilling are connected with rock instability. Collapse leads to large time and financial expenses.
Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including strokes, heart attacks and blood clots, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer.
Nonsense mutations are single-letter errors in the genetic code that prematurely halt the production of critical proteins.
Despite rapid advances in targeted therapies for cancer, tumors commonly develop resistance to treatment.