New Rochelle, NY, May 10, 2012—A citywide ban on public smoking in Colorado led to significant decreases in maternal smoking and preterm births, providing the first evidence in the U.S. that such interventions can impact maternal and fetal health, according to an article in Journal of Women’s Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Journal of Women’s Health website.
Patients who were sexually active before suffering a heart attack were one and a half times more likely to recapture their sex lives if they received guidance on the topic before leaving the hospital, a new study finds.
Higher levels of income inequality in the United States actually lead to more deaths in the country over a period of years, a new study found.
More than 1 in 10 of babies worldwide are born prematurely every year, according to the "Born Too Soon" report, which was compiled as part of the United Nations' "Every Woman Every Child" initiative.
Jogging can add more than five years to people’s life, according to a recent Danish research.
Mike and Laura Canahuatip, of Houston, received a heart-breaking diagnosis only weeks ago that their beloved five-month-old daughter Avery was born with fatal illness exactly named Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) so that only 18 months was left in her life.
The largest imaging study of the human brain ever revealed that some teenagers are at higher risk for drug and alcohol experimentation - simply because their brains work differently, making them more impulsive.
Driving without a seatbelt puts drivers at greater risk of severe injury or death during motor vehicle crashes. However, obese drivers are much less likely to drive without buckling up, according to a new study.
The findings of a new study suggest that the protective effects of an active cognitive lifestyle arise through multiple biological pathways.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television producer Dick Clark had routine prostate surgery the day before he died last week of a massive heart attack, according to his death certificate.
Antidepressants do patients more harm than good, according to a new study.
Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Positive emotions such as happiness, optimism, and finding meaning in life are linked to a lower risk for cardiovascular disease.
A new study sheds light on what is happening in the brain throughout the disease process, specifically with respect to the part of the cerebral cortex responsible for integrating visual information.
Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smokefree, according to a new study at the World Congress of Cardiology.