PARIS (Reuters) - The French capital on Monday launched a new color-coded sticker scheme to restrict car use in its latest attempt to curb air pollution many Parisians blame for coughing fits, eye irr
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If you haven't yet enrolled in an individual health insurance plan through former President Barack Obama's health care law, act fast: The deadline to sign up is Jan. 31.
Nearly half of American men have a genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, but a much smaller percentage have received the HPV vaccine, according to a new study.
The results show that about 45
Expectation is premeditated disappointment.
Everyone's life journey eventually arrives at a precipice or fork in the road. At some point we will come to the end of a path and no lon
Amy WallaceJan. 23 (UPI) -- Researchers at Arizona State University have found improved autism symptoms in 18 participants who were given medications to treat gut microbes.
Kasey Boggs is a true animal lover. She and her husband, Blake, live in Missouri with an adorable pack of rescue animals, including Mia the cat, two white terriers named Roxy and Edith, pit bulls
If sounds such as a clicking pen or someone chewing gum make you rage, you may have misophonia. Parisa Hashempour talks about her struggle with the condition.
PENNE, Italy (Reuters) - The body of a seventh victim was found in the buried ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy on Monday as questions multiplied over the official response to last week's bli
New research suggests medically assisted dying could result in substantial savings across Canada’s health care system.
Satirical news programs, often dismissed as mere entertainment, have real political effects on the people who watch them, new research suggests. A study found that people chose satirical news that mat
The Food Standards Agency today advised that crispy foods could cause cancer, and the news has prompted a stream of defiant and hilarious messages on Twitter.
(Reuters Health) - The Affordable Care Act likely extended the lives of thousands of seniors who took advantage of free screening exams and were diagnosed with treatable, early-stage colorectal cancer
Given the low-cost and safety of using an IV drip, it should become the only choice during labour, researchers from Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec claim.
A "very high" pollution warning is issued for London for the first time under a new alert system.
New details of the structure of the human papillomavirus (HPV) may lead to better vaccines and HPV anti-viral medications, according to research.
Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and societal burden of the “silver tsuna
In the late 1990s, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a policy requiring the establishment of centralized blood banking facilities in Sub-Saharan African countries. One researcher says that th
The way forward, Califf says, requires putting science above politics, and focusing on creating new ways to prove medicines help patients without causing undue side effects.
Copper bracelets and other folk remedies, like magnetic straps, were no more effective against arthritis than a placebo, a study found.
Trump has said he favors medical marijuana and states' rights. His attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions opposes legalization. Marijuana business executives weigh in on how entrepreneurs in the indus
Preeclampsia, which affects 3-8 percent of all pregnancies, is a disease specific to pregnancy that is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. Research studies have clearly show
HealthDay News The number of U.S. women who die from cervical cancer may be higher than thought, and the risk is greatest among older and black women, a new study finds.
Some 112.2 people out of 100,000 from the North East are diagnosed with the disease each year. But in the South West, home to Bristol, Swindon and Plymouth, the figures are almost half - at 65.9.
Now that we know the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will be meeting in the Super Bowl, the countdown to kickoff has begun.
Football fans are not the only ones looking forward to the festi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest lobbying organization for pharmaceutical companies began running TV ads on Monday morning to improve the industry's image as criticism from U.S. President Donald Tru
Black women are dying from cervical cancer at a rate 77 percent higher than previously thought, while white women are dying at a rate 47 percent higher, a study by the Bloomberg School shows.
Baby carrots are a popular snack. But are they as rich in nutrients as a full-fledged carrot? And what about those miniature carrots with the greens attached you see at farmers’ markets and high-end r
Every year, the International Association of Professionals Birth Photographers (IAPBP) hosts its annual “Image of The Year” competition honoring the best of the best from more than 1,200 m
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful weather system swept up the U.S. East Coast on Monday with pounding rain and high winds, potentially snarling travel for millions after tornados killed at least 18 pe
A new analysis reveals that for most women, the risk of dying from cervical cancer is higher than previously thought. Unlike prior estimates that also included women who had undergone a hysterectomy a
Researchers will trial an intervention to prevent excess gestational weight gain in overweight and obese women.
Researchers have found that, in preliminary data, fetal genomic (whole exome) sequencing (WES) as a diagnostic test for women with pregnancies complicated by major fetal congenital anomalies increased
Researchers have verified genetic results from one large study of women with spontaneous preterm birth, and highlighted 13 key genes in both mothers and babies which may be involved in preterm birth w
Prolonged labor can be harmful to maternal and fetal health. Few medical interventions are known to shorten labor duration. Because muscle performance is known to be improved by glucose supplementatio