US cases of syphilis are increasing and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends more screenings to help curb the spread of the STD infection.
Obama nominee Robert Califf has been recently confirmed as the new commissioner of FDA amid frustration over widespread painkiller abuse as well as his supposed links to big drug firms during his years as clinical researcher at Duke University.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that dementia is on a decline in the past 40 years.
Federal health officials released new mammogram guidelines recommending breast exams every two years for average-risk women starting at 50 amid dissenting expert opinions from medical groups.
Recently published study linked widely prescribed US drugs for heartburn like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid to heightened risks of chronic kidney disease.
The 2016 nutritional guidelines jointly released by US departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services advised Americans to cut back on sugar but softened on cholesterol-rich eggs and coffee.
A recently published review of brain-dead policies in hospitals across the US revealed glaring errors and practices not aligned with medically-proven standards approved by American Academy of Neurology.
Weight loss tops US list of leading New Year’s resolutions for 2016 at 12% in a recently conducted poll.
Former first lady and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary promises $2 billion annual funding on Alzheimer’s research initiative and other care-related proposals.
Former American President Jimmy Carter publicly announced his victory over melanoma cancer as recent MRI scans showed no indications that the cancer cells are ever coming back.
Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, U.S. public health officials are girding for the next health disaster, according to a press release.
Nearly 20 percent of American adults - 43.8 million people - had a diagnosable mental illness in 2013, according to federal officials.
Emergency room visits for atrial fibrillation have soared significantly in the United States - causing major healthcare burden, suggests a new research.
Obesity among workers in the United States costs nation $8.65 billion per year in lost productivity, according to a new study.
Southwest region of the U.S. may experience megadrought, which may last for over 30 years, according to a new study.