Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News Researchers report a new medication, ibalizumab, might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs.
(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
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.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News A deadly complication of measles infection may be more common than thought, researchers report.
(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.
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.
(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
Ryan MaassHUDDERSFIELD, England, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Scientists at the University of Huddersfield say they have developed a safer way for using drug-eluting polymer beads to treat cancer.
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.
According to a new study by University of Montreal, it is no coincidence that the most screen-dependent generation to date also has the most disrupted sleep pattern.
(Reuters Health) - As voters consider soda taxes in four U.S. cities, a new study finds that low-income Berkeley neighborhoods slashed sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by more than one-fifth after
(Reuters Health) - Veterans may be more likely to commit suicide during the first year after they leave the military than after more time passes, a U.S. study suggests.
Compared with people still on
Going hungry at an early age can cause lifelong health problems. But the extent of malnutrition's damage depends on mom's diet too -- at least in worms. A new study of the tiny nematode worm C. elegan
By Caroline Humer and Ruthy Munoz
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Mylan NV’s price hikes on EpiPens have added millions to U.S. Department of Defense spending since 2008 as the agency c
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.
Ryan MaassST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The natural compound NMN was found to reduce signs of aging in mice in a study conducted by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine.
(Reuters Health) – Women are becoming more aware of the term “breast density,” but they aren’t as familiar with its relation to breast cancer risk or mammograms, according to a small U.S. study.
PARIS (Reuters) - The best performer in Europe's turbulent utilities industry is a little-known Portuguese renewables company whose media-shy chief executive has won the confidence of investors in an
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.
Undoing bad postural habits.
Aaron Baker & Taylor-Kevin Isaacs M.S., CPT, CSCS, MELT
With coffee in hand and the window opened to the sound of garbage trucks and morning birds, I am r
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.
Not feeling quite right after taking birth control pills? Apparently you are not alone. Also, a study of hormone injections for men shows both promise and concern.
The Windsor Essex County Health Unit reports three Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae found in the area tested negative for the Zika virus.
Ryan MaassNEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Primary care clinicians may soon be able to provide an early diagnosis for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, using a new method.
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has detected its first outbreak of Tomato Leaf Miner, a pest originally from South America which can ruin tomato and potato crops, the department of agriculture s
Heroin shows up on the front pages of newspapers almost every day. But when it comes to drug issues you should worry about, it's just the tip of the iceberg.
A new quiz from Playbuzz sets out to test if your brain is powerful enough to read words upside down, scrambled and back to front in a series of 10 questions that are trickier than they look.
On Jan. 16, just four days after she got sick, Piper collapsed in the parking lot of a children's hospital in Tacoma, Wash.
Deborah Giannecchini of Modesto, California blamed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder product, which she used intimately for many years for her ovarian cancer.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has proposed tighter rules for small power generators, such as operators of diesel-fired plants seeking subsides under its scheme to secure back-up electricity supplies, it
To get a head start on healing burn wounds, biomedical engineers at Michigan Technological University turn to the body's natural network. They combine engineered stem cell sheets with split thickness