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.
Many seriously ill people in the United States--and around the world--are not dying as they would like.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by itself does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans with this condition. A combination of physical disorders, psychiatric disorders and smoking, that are more common in patients with PTSD, may explain the association, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Facebook political memes of Donald Trump in the 2016 election were more likely to focus on his hairstyle and facial expressions, while those of Hillary Clinton were more likely to center on the email scandal and her relationships -- a contrast to historical gender stereotypes in politics, a Baylor University study has found.
An innovative computer program could be a big help for food safety professionals working to keep production facilities free of food-borne pathogens.
Experiments with rats show that intrauterine protein restriction induces sex hormone imbalance, which appears to favor development of cancer in old age
People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure called orthostatic hypotension. Now a new study says middle-aged people who experience such a drop may have a greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later.
Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found.
Johnson & Johnson is well-known for its hygiene products. However, if the products that are used to keep oneself clean can cause cancer, would definitely be a different story.
Learn why the Vatican apparently did not approve of gluten-free communion wafers.
A new study shows that The Affordable Care Act reduces heart attack deaths in middle aged Americans.
Oliver dismantles the lingering doubts among parents about whether vaccines could cause autism. (They can't.)
MIT students are designing a probe to study the asteroid that is heading near Earth in 2029. What they learn could help build a defense to avoid future asteroid collisions.
But the accidents themselves tend to be mellower.
Get to know the best places to see the first total solar eclipse that the US will experience after 99 long years.
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.