HealthDay News A new study reports that about 3 percent of people surveyed in the United States have a suppressed, or weakened, immune system.
Cycling or walking too fast actually causes people to breathe deeper - drawing more toxic air pollution into their lungs, researchers from the University of British Columbia found.
Mother-of-two Nicola Bonn, from London, had a C-section planned when her waters broke at 2am on a Sunday morning. Here she reveals the trauma of giving birth in an NHS hospital after hours.
Ryan MaassPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Many children with autism spectrum disorder may have been mistakenly diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers suggest in a study.
Troy Garrod (pictured), from Norwich, became reliant on the tablets to numb his toothache and took as many as 51,000 codeine pills over seven years as the addiction took hold of his life.
After Berkeley's tax took effect in 2015, residents of two low-income areas reported drinking 21 per cent less of all sugar-sweetened beverages and 26 per cent less soda than they had the year befor
Competition was found to have participants taking an average of 38.5 fitness classes a week - more than double, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found.
(Reuters Health) - Medicare penalties are tied to fewer repeat hospitalizations for some common health problems, but a new study suggests current policy doesn’t encourage hospitals in the United State
People with high blood pressure who took whey protein were found to have an eight per cent less chance of developing a deadly heart condition, University of Reading researchers found.
PARIS (Reuters) - France has delayed a decision on promised nuclear reactor decommissioning, effectively putting on hold a process that could ultimately be overturned with a change of government next
(Reuters) - Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday it has notified doctors to stop implants of one of its cardiac pacemakers, citing reports of problems with electronic data reportin
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved St. Jude Medical Inc's device to prevent recurrent strokes in certain patients.
Whether you are trick-or-treating, partying, or just dressing up for no particular occasion: here are some tips on how to take care of your health while you're at it.
Each person’s threshold for experiences that provoke fear, like Halloween haunted houses, is made up of a unique recipe that blends nature and nurture.
Drizella Tremaine is Cinderella's ugly stepsister on the right.
When Cinderella manages to make a bow out of scraps, Drizella rips it off her head. When Cinderella and her magical mice piece together
Low-income Berkeley neighbourhoods slashed sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by more than one-fifth after first soda tax enacted in the U.S.
The average British child will consume 3,190 calories from sweets alone as a result of their trick or treating exploits, while their parents will have nearly 2,000 more, researchers found.
Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News Researchers report a new medication, ibalizumab, might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs.
I am pro-autonomy. I am pro-independence. I am pro-choice. I am also of the opinion that my religion?--?or anyone's religion-- has no place in the affairs of other people. I don't like Christ being us
The risk of getting the always fatal neurological disorder, that strikes years after infection, was believed to be about 1-in-1,700. But new research suggests it could be closer to 1-in-600.
(Reuters Health) – People who mindfully consume their chocolate treats this Halloween may experience more of a mood boost than those who do so without thinking, or who mindfully consume other foods, a
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Construction is continuing on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) even as a dispute with Native Americans has blocked work on a section of the project, the chief executive of Phillip
Weeks after recalling meal replacement bars that made some customers severely stomach sick, Soylent has now halted production of its powder drink mix
Researchers said it was clear that amitriptyline and topiramate hadn’t done better than a placebo. But some doctors were not ready to give up on drug treatment.
LIFE A photo posted by POLLY NOR (@pollynor) on Sep 6, 2016 at 5:54pm PDT
What we know as October, some illustrators consider Inktober ? a 31-day charge to celebrate the benefits of d
Lawyers surround me. My mom, dad, only sibling, boyfriend's parents and soon my boyfriend are all lawyers.
I would have been one, too.
But, after three legal jobs by the time I was 23, my dream of b
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News A deadly complication of measles infection may be more common than thought, researchers report.
Can we all let out a collective sigh of relief? The weekend has officially arrived ? and a fun one at that.
While you may be finalizing those last-minute Halloween plans, make sure to save some room f
(Reuters) - Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday it has paused implanting of one of its cardiac pacemakers due to problems with electronic data reporting.
Human beings are sneaky, sneaky creatures.
It’s no secret we’ve all told a fib or two. But did you know that we often lie when we meet someone new? And knowingly say something incorr
Many with health insurance through government marketplaces are eligible for financial help that can significantly lower those premiums.
HealthDay News Women who undergo weight-loss surgery gain major benefits when it comes to pregnancy, a new study suggests.
A striking postpartum photo is reminding viewers that cesarean sections are not “the easy way out.”
U.K. mom of two Jodie Shaw posted a photo of her C-section scar, taken two days after gi
(Reuters) - A deadly complication of measles in young children that strikes years after infection may be more common than previously thought, according to a study presented on Friday that stressed t