The hype of marijuana legalization across the United States is starting to affect the young generation, thus pediatricians advice parent to take time and do the "weed talk."
White House press secretary Sean Spicer opens up about the looming risks of recreational marjauana and how it can be linked to opioid abuse.
A new study found out that smoking cessation could be more effective when conducted after a lung cancer screening. It also found out that telephone-based counseling are much more effective than the traditional counseling method.
Some 47 million American women are expected to benefit from President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act starting Aug. 1.
researchers reviewed several past studies and they say it suggests that sex the night before competition has no effect on physiological test results. They did, however, note that there is a need for more research on the topic of sexual activity and athletic performance.
After various studies that have linked computer and video games with isolation and depression in teenagers, the games are now being used to tackle the opposite. In an innovative New Zealand programme, computers are being used to deal with adolescent depression. The game, SPARX, is different from other games and does not encourage teenagers to engage in mindless destruction. It is designed using a psychological approach known as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and counsels the children subtly....
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new use of Truvada to reduce the risk of sexually contracting HIV. The once-a-day medication is designed to help adults who do not have HIV but are at high risk of becoming infected.
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes and a new University of Georgia study says the combined diseases could affect vision.
Police officers are at an extremely greater risk of having long term physical and mental issues.
Researchers studied almost 800 men with recurrent cancer and concluded that men with prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease were 52 per cent more likely to regret their treatment choices than men without problems with their heart or veins.
People suffering from Arthritis can now look forward to more than just medicines and exercises to get some relief from the pain, as scientists claim that psychological counseling could do wonder.
A new study claims that the desire to cough can be reduced psychologically since the irritation could be not just a reflex action. ...
When guys look at porn frequently, their female partners' self-esteem might be damaged, according to a new study.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Recent studies have shown that palliative care interventions aimed at addressing patients' emotional, spiritual and social needs have a significant impact on cancer patients' quality of life and may even improve cancer patients' overall survival. Despite this, most cancer patients being cared for in their communities do not have access to these services.
Truvada, already used to treat HIV infection should also be approved as a means to prevent it, according to a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel Thursday.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.