SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the q
OSLO, April 25 (Reuters) - The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further
BEIJING (Reuters) - Efforts to tackle water pollution in China remain uneven with some areas worsening in 2016, while heavy metals and other pollutants continued to accumulate in Chinese soil, the Min
Until now, official data suggested 91 people a day are being killed by prescription painkillers as America grapples to control a widespread addiction crisis.
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.
Dr Aric Signman warned staring at gadgets could lead to a lifelong addiction. Babies and toddlers are most at risk and damage could last into their 20s.
David Dow, from North Carolina, had a massive stroke at the age of ten. Brother Dr Mike Dow, a psychotherapist, wrote a book with David about recovery. It was caused by Moyamoya disease.
Zoe Derrick was 'cured' of MS by stem cell in Mexico. But when Gregg Burgess-Salisbury, from Berkshire, had stem cell treatment two years ago it didn't work, and he is still confined to a wheelchair
A low-carb meal can mean that a patient's blood sugar only rises by six per cent. Brian Parsons, from Skipton, North Yorkshire, had a low blood sugar reading after he went on the diet.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but not producing
Technology affects all aspects of our society, including the medical industry. Here Shradha Agarwal, co-founder of Outcome Health, shares her perspective on the intersections between technology and me
GP and menopause expert Louise Newson recommends Silentnight pillows to help women sleep. Menopausal symptoms can include night sweats, hot flushes and itchy skin.
Anne Hathaway showed off toned upper arms on the red carpet after losing her baby weight from last year. The actress is a fan of hot Bikram yoga and often dances for 90 minutes a day.
A photo was posted on Figure 1, an app ad website for sharing medical images. Dr Anand Saggar, of St George's Hospital, London, said polydactyly is referred to as a nubbin.
Seven in ten people whose illness is picked up in casualty have had it missed by a GP and an estimated 32,000 of them visited a local surgery three times without their cancer being diagnosed.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Tiger Woods are both suffering crippling side effects from back surgery. Doctors warn they both highlight the high risk of surgery going wrong.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.
(Reuters) - Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said Anthem Inc, its biggest customer and one that has sued the company over claims of being overcharged, was unlikely to renew its cont
Mrs M North from Dronfield, Derbyshire, suffers from rosacea, a common skin condition that mainly affects the cheeks and nose. We don't know exactly what causes rosacea.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, near the capital Santiago, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A World Health Organization (WHO) announcement, Bill Gates' reaction, and PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases celebrates its tenth anniversary.
Drug-carrying sperm could reach tumours in women’s reproductive tracts. Scientists in Dresden, Germany chose sperm because of their propulsion. Cervical cancer kills 900 a year.
Most people can hold 300ml to 400ml at a time if they drink two litres a day. Bladder problems affect nine million women and four million men in the UK and is an inevitable part of ageing.
(Reuters Health) - Adults who don't have an increased risk of hepatitis C infection should not be tested for it, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommended today.
Alivia McKay, 10, from Agawam, Massachusetts, is suffering from Parry-Romberg Syndrome, a rare disease that is causing the left side of her face to progressively deteriorate.
Theresa May decided to call a snap general election while walking in Wales. Walking improves creative thinking by boosting the size of the hippocampus.
(Reuters) - Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Monday its PBM contract with major customer Anthem Inc was unlikely to be extended following its expiration in late 2019.
Mathematical formulas that model how deadly mosquito-borne diseases spread can help medical researchers accurately predict how real-life outbreaks develop and find countermeasures, report scientists.
Scientists have developed new fluorescent probes that prove the existence of cell membrane structures called ‘lipid rafts’, allowing researchers to study how toxins and viruses invade cells.
(Reuters Health) - - Mindfulness-based stress reduction programs (MSBR) appear to improve low back pain only slightly, and only temporarily, a review of previous research suggests.
A biopolymer structure enriched with nutrients shows how immunotherapy could be adapted for solid tumors, according to study in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
A 15-year follow-up study of young adults with epilepsy found that those with uncomplicated epilepsy who were seizure-free for five years or more did as well as their siblings without epilepsy in meas
New York recently became the latest state to cover breast milk donations for babies from low-income families.
On April 9, the New York State Legislature approved the 2017-18 state budget, which inclu
If you saw the “Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride” episode of last season’s CBS sitcom “Mom,” an improbably funny series about the struggles of a mother (Allis