About 124 persons have now been infected with outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in 12 states across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The infection outbreak is now being investigated and health officials have found it to be linked with Foster Farms brand chicken in Washington and Oregon; however, there haven't been any product recalls.
Banning smoking in public places can improve pregnancy outcomes over the years, says a new study.
Drinking alcohol, even in moderate amounts, can raise the risk of cancers, says a new study. Researchers have found that alcohol use is linked to about 3.5 percent or one in every 30 deaths due to cancer in the U.S.
Happily married couples are more likely to report better health than people who are single or divorced, according to new research.
A new study says that Vitamin C can lower the duration of common cold in both adults and children, especially if the person has been under a lot of physical stress.
A new study has found that many teens who have sex after drinking a lot of alcohol tend to regret their actions later.
Scientists have now joined health organizations in the battle against obesity. The Center for Science in the Public Interest announced on Wednesday that it is now urging the FDA to keep a check on the amount of high fructose corn syrup and other kind of sugars that are added in popular sodas.
One in nine women in the U.S. (a total of 5.8 million or 11 percent of all women) who are sexually active have used the morning after pill, which is significantly higher than 4.2 percent women who had used the emergency contraception method in 2002, according to a new federal report released Thursday.
More than 20 million people in the U.S. get infected with sexually transmitted infections every year, with medical costs for treatments costing around $16 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a latest study report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
When the number of men in a poor area goes down, women become less choosy and start giving birth to more children, according to a new study from Britain. Women belonging to more affluent classes react to shortage of men differently, like pursuing a degree or focusing on career.
it's not just popular culture, songs and movies that talk profess about love. It turns out that, the people in the lab-coats have found evidence that love is indeed good for health.
A new drug can offer the same kind of results in the treatment of skin infections as standard drug linezolid. Also the new tedizolid phosphate, once daily for 6 days, provides the same benefits as taking linezolid twice a day for 10 days.
Reducing the treatment duration for prostate cancer by half can give the same kind of health outcomes for men, says a new study.
Women who have a single sexual partner are at risk of a recurrence of vaginal infection called bacterial vaginosis, reports Livescience.
More women will die due to lung cancer in Europe in the next decade than breast cancer, according to a new study. Lung cancer has already taken over breast cancer in the number of deaths due to cancer in two European countries - UK and Poland.