Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTMany 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 PSTNew research suggests people with severe gum disease - also known as periodontitis - may have undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTScientists 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 PSTNearly 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 PSTThe 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 PSTThe 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 PSTAccording 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 PSTResearchers suggest that evoking treasured memories through nostalgic public service announcements could be an effective quit-smoking strategy.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTYoung Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers exploring why there has been a substantial increase in mortality in England and Wales in 2015 conclude that failures in the health and social care system linked to disinvestment are...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTResearchers suggest individuals who follow a gluten-free diet may be at greater risk of exposure to arsenic and mercury, which may pose harm for health.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTIn this article learn what chiggers are, how to prevent being bitten, and how to treat a bite. What are the signs and symptoms of a chigger bite?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHow many patients die in the hospital as a result of preventable medical errors?
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 PSTAustralia could save AUD $3.4 billion (USD $2.3 billion) in healthcare costs over the remaining lifetimes of all Australians alive in 2010 by instituting a combination of taxes on unhealthy foods...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe American College of Physicians have just issued their clinical practice guideline for the noninvasive treatment of nonradicular low back pain.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew research finds associations between heavy, long-lasting snowfall and a raised risk of myocardial infarction in men. Snow shoveling may be the cause.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research investigates the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury on children, as well as the importance of family in aiding recovery.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTUnless your hearing is tested, it's really hard to know if it's damaged. That's the message of a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey that found about one in four U.S.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHaving convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood residents.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTA new survey shows an insufficient number of high-risk breast cancer patients receive genetic testing and counseling, even though they want it.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTHigh-concentration peroxide, sometimes promoted in alternative medicine circles for cleanses or as a so-called "natural cure," can lead to numerous life-threatening ailments and death itself...
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTBetween 2012 and 2015, the number of chemical burns to the eye associated with laundry detergent pods increased more than 30-fold among preschool-aged children in the U.S.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA recent survey suggests that an overwhelming majority of American adults think the benefits of childhood vaccinations outweigh the risks.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new review summarizes the adverse health effects linked to synthetic cannabinoids - drugs often marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTCurrent techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the...