Adults aged 50 and over can prevent or delay around 8,500 vascular deaths by consuming an apple every day, a new study finds. The vascular deaths that can be delayed are heart attacks and strokes.
Alcohol consumption moderately can boost the immune system and subsequently can improve the ability to fight infections, a new study has found.
In a new study, researchers found that around 24 percent of men and 18 percent of women sought medical help for health-related sex problems.
A patient's flash mob video, which reveals the patient dancing with the surgical team before her double mastectomy, has gone viral.
The flesh-eating drug, krokodil popular in Eastern Europe and Russia has surfaced in U.S. and most likely in a Chicago suburb, health official said. Krokodil is the cheaper alternative to heroin and was originated in Russia.
Even among doctors, men outearn women. New research reveals that the gap in pay between male and female doctors in the United States has persisted over the last two decades.
A small study found that women want to have more information about sex provided by their doctors after suffering from a heart attack.
A 55-year-old female patient who suffered severe lower back pain said that she was furious and offended when a sports medicine doctor in Tennessee diagnosed her with "ghetto booty".
It's very important for patients and family members to decide how they are their loved ones would like to spend their final days. But, how do doctors go about addressing the delicate issue of end-of-care planning?
A new study reveals that many physicians are dissatisfied and are unlikely to recommend their occupation to young people.
A Belgian gynecologist was fined over $6000 for helping impregnate 165 women with their desired baby's sex by using an illegal laboratory method.
The U.S. Surgeon General, Regina Benjamin announced that she will step down from her post next month.
German doctors successfully removed a four-inch pencil from a man's head after he had unknowingly lived with the wooden writing utensil for 15 years.
Kids who miss more than half of their recommended well-child visits are twice as likely to end up in hospital compared to those who attend most of their visits, a new study suggests.
Women are more likely than men to be prescribed pain medication\, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings held true even after accounting for pain, social class and age.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.