A new kind of genetic test will help physicians diagnose prostate cancer without the need of prostate biopsies, according to research from Japan. Researchers say that the genetic test could be given along with the test for prostate specific antigen (PSA).
Beautiful, thin women are more likely to be committed in long-lasting relationships while handsome men are more likely to have multiple partners, according to research conducted on physical attractiveness and relationships between males and females.
Work-related stress, when a person has low control on the job, has been linked to mental health problems like dementia and heart disease risk; however, a new study says that it won't increase cancer risk.
A reduction in pack size in the U.K. for acetaminophen tablets has decreased the number of people who died or had liver failure cases by as much as 43 percent, says a new study.
Nearly 8 percent of all stroke survivors, or one in every 12 persons who has had a stroke wishes to commit suicide, says a new study. Researchers found that even though people dealing with other conditions like heart disease and cancer thought about suicide, it was people dealing with post-stroke depression that had the highest rates of suicide contemplation.
Fruits and vegetables not only provide the required minerals and vitamins, but also offset the effects of a diet that causes a buildup of acids in the body, says a new study. Researchers say that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption can help protect the kidney from Chronic kidney disease where the kidneys are unable to remove excess waste and water from the body.
Injecting a drug directly into the brain can liquefy a blood clot the size of a golf ball in people who have had a brain hemorrhage, a new study has found.
Millennials, young adults between ages 18 and 33, are the most stressed people in the U.S. According to a recent survey, millennials' stress levels of 5.4 on a 10-point scale is higher than the national stress level which is about 4.9 on a 10-point scale. Experts attribute the rising stress levels to an uncertain job market.
An infectious disease that's carried mostly by cats known as acute toxoplasmosis has severe symptoms like fever, fatigue and muscle aches, says a study from University of Auckland.
Fruits drinks and diet sodas that have been sweetened with artificial sweeteners raise the risk of diabetes type-2 in women than those that have regular table sugar, according to a study based on more than 60,000 French women.
Being self-aware can help people cope with stress. A new study shows that women who know their bodies, and not obsess about the opinion of other people, are less likely to see their body as objects and more likely to have a healthy lifestyle.
An ancient form of martial art - Tai chi - can help prevent falls in older adults who have suffered from stroke.
Kids are just three clicks away from being exposed to adult content online like nudity and violence, says a new study.
Zapping the brain with electric current along with anti-depression pills may help a person fight depression, says a study conducted by researchers from the U.S. and Brazil.
According to a new study from Norway, people who drink more alcohol have a higher risk of divorce. Also, the divorce rates were found higher among partners who had different drinking habits.
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.