Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTStates with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTDespite worldwide progress since the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) came into effect in 2005, not all key demand-reduction measures have been fully implemented at the same...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study looking at injury mortality in people with autism finds that accidental deaths are common and that swimming lessons could save lives.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury, according to a review in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTToday is the International Day of Happiness. A new report, however, finds that happiness levels in America are falling, largely due to a 'social crisis.'
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research examines the impact of improving sleep quality and finds the effects comparable with a lottery win of a quarter of a million dollars.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTLoud noise exposure is a common environmental hazard in the United States that can lead to hearing loss and other conditions such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTA new study investigates the predictive accuracy of two common tests for preterm birth: ultrasound examination of the cervix and fetal fibronectin levels.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSome chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study released today.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTA poor diet - especially one low in nuts and vegetables - accounts for more than 415,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease in the U.S., new study finds.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTDespite an increase in overweight and obesity over the past 3 decades, new research finds that fewer adults are attempting to lose weight.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTDespite dramatic improvements in human health, babies' average birth-weights have not increased over the last 150 years reveals new research from the London School of Economics and Political...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA landmark study mapping a poorly understood and highly controversial class of genes, known as long non-coding RNAs, has found evidence of evolutionary selection and links with major diseases...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe time spent online and the frequency of social media use have been shown to drastically increase the risk of feeling socially isolated.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDTBecause they are not frequently touched surfaces, hospital floors are often excluded from efforts to improve disinfection. New research now questions this.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTFor the first time, in a bid to guide drug development, the WHO publish a list of 12 priority pathogens that pose the greatest threat to human health.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTMany recent reports have found multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research suggests people with severe gum disease - also known as periodontitis - may have undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTScientists predict that life expectancy is likely to continue rising in developed nations, potentially exceeding 90 years for women in South Korea by 2030.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNearly 70 percent of prescription opioid medications kept in homes with children are not stored safely, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe BMJ warns that Trump's administration "is acting in ways that will suppress research and limit communication on scientific topics that it deems politically inconvenient.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe risk factors for Lou Gehrig's disease are poorly understood. Breaking research shows that mercury consumed through seafood and fish might play a part.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTAccording to a new analysis, the fact that same-sex marriage has become legal across the United States has reduced suicide attempts among teens.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers suggest that evoking treasured memories through nostalgic public service announcements could be an effective quit-smoking strategy.