In May, the mayor's office launched it's "Latch on NYC" campaign to support mothers who breastfeed their infants by asking city maternity hospitals to voluntarily sign on to support a mother's choice to breastfeed and limit the promotion of infant formula in their facilities which can interfere with that decision.
Researchers say testing could keep about 17,000 men each year from receiving a diagnosis of late-stage prostate cancer -- cancer that has spread and is far less curable.
Afinitor is the first in a class known as mTOR inhibitors to be approved for post-menopausal women with advanced hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative breast cancer. American health regulators also backed the drug as a breast cancer treatment.
The U.S.Food and Drug Administration is warning parents not to use benzocaine to ease teething pain in babies. The federal agency said the product should only be used under the advice and supervision of a health care professional.
According to report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 37 percent of births in the United States are the result of unintended pregnancies. This number has been fairly stable since 1982.
Research published July 11 in the journal PLoS ONE reveals that this claim is unfounded, with the authors calling on the public and organizations to abandon this approach to lie detection.
Researchers say that have developed a new fix for Facebook's privacy issues.
A new report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has noted that nearly 5,000 people die from Methadone painkiller overdoses each year. Methadone only accounts for only 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United States.
Researchers from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are saying that not getting enough sleep "jolts the immune system into action in the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to physical stress."
A new report finds that "spending on health care for children grew faster than spending for adults between 2007 and 2010 due to increasing prices for all categories of goods and services."
According to research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Moderate coffee consumption could offer protection against heart failure.
Facebook is multifaceted - you can connect with old friends, play games and share pictures. But, can it make you feel better about yourself? That's what researchers at University of Georgia are saying.
Could chronic stress be a cause for Alzheimer's? That's what researchers are hoping to figure out from a new Alzheimer's Society funded research project.
A new study revealed that prenatal exposure to a universal household chemical can increase a child's risk for developing eczema.
Researchers in Germany found that men with men low testosterone who are given replacement doses of the hormone shed weight steadily for years.