A young asthmatic has become the first Canadian to die in an international outbreak of respiratory enterovirus D68, according to officials.
Who doesn't long for a healthy and perfect body? Everyone. Yet we do little about it. A perfect body builds confidence and wards of diseases.
These days, sleeping disorders are commonplace. There's so much stress and people are hard-pressed for time, they rarely manage time to relax.
Researchers have discovered a new aggressive daytime-biting mosquito capable of transmitting debilitating and possibly deadly virus in the Los Angeles region, officials said Wednesday.
Parasitic bacteria were the first cousins of mitochondria that power cells in animals and plants - and first acted as energy parasites in those cells before becoming beneficial, according to a new study.
Within animals some cells are fated to die from the triggering of an elaborate cell death program, known as apoptosis. Now a study is offering a new explanation on the evolution of caspase-8, a key cell death initiator that was first identified in humans.
Monitoring the blood for autoantibodies may help doctors predict the chance of relapse in patients with an autoimmune disease that often involves kidney, according to a new study. Measures like this may help protect patients' kidney health.
As the change in weather takes place, viral cough and cold become common ailments that kids suffer from. Here are some remedies to treat the ailment and boost kid's immunity:
Physical activity is known to reduce risk of death, stroke and some cancers, but a new study suggests activity can also lower the risk for depressive symptoms.
Psoriasis - a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin - and cardiovascular risk factors are more prevalent among patients with psoriasis compared to those patients without it, according to a new study.
Short-term modest weight gains in healthy, normal weight young adults was linked to more bad cholesterol levels in those who ate muffins cooked using saturated oil, according to a new study.
Changing laws to make it more difficult to sue physicians for medical malpractice may not reduce the amount of "defensive medicine" practiced by physicians, suggests a new study.
Researchers have evaluated the rate of physician adherence to the American Urological Association guidelines on the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms (BPH/LUTS). The evaluation could establish a benchmark for future research.
By now you might be aware of the fact that obesity increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. However the problems are not limited to just these complications. Here are some more:
Increased consumption of energy drinks may pose danger to public health, especially among young people, warns a new study.