HealthDay News A new study raises questions about the effectiveness of medicines commonly prescribed to prevent migraines in children and teens.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Many American women swear by cranberry juice as a home remedy to help prevent urinary tract infections, but a new study finds no evidence it works.
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News A birth control shot for men shows some promise, but researchers are still struggling to improve its effectiveness and deal with severe side effects.
Ryan MaassCOVENTRY, England, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Doctors may soon be able to use a blood test to diagnose patients with early-stage arthritis years before irreversible symptoms take hold.
Parenting isn't for the faint-hearted.
At one point, I was a youth pastor, professional sign language interpreter, wedding photographer, radio host, husband, and father. In that order. Long days a
Eyelash extensions are the beauty trend that’s been picking up steam in the mainstream, so it only makes sense to see what all the fuss is about firsthand.
The concept of eyelash extension
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Adding vitamin D supplements to asthma medication may be able to significantly reduce the severity of attacks, according to a recent Cochrane Review.
(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.
Who wants to argue with science, right?
A decade ago, Penn State University researchers tested a sampling of 65+year-olds. Revisiting those subjects 10 years later, they found that
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have conducted a meticulous genetic comparison of humankind's closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, and found that much as humans once interbred with Nea
(Reuters) - Police in North Dakota began clearing a group of Native American and environmental protesters from an encampment near an oil pipeline construction site on Thursday in a move that could esc
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given a Buffalo cancer hospital permission to proceed with a historic clinical trial of a lung cancer treat
HealthDay News The "scrubs" of intensive care unit nurses often pick up disease-causing germs, including those resistant to antibiotics, a new study reports.
Doesn't it seem as though holiday celebrations start earlier and earlier every year? Halloween decorations were displayed in stores starting in August. While children should spend their last weeks of
HealthDay News A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say.
Mound your glutes
Breathe wide into your side or lateral ribs
Bring the weight into the front of your paw
hover your heels above the earth
Draw the energy up the back of your legs
Bend your knees
(Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned aircraft from flying over an area in North Dakota where protesters are demonstrating against the construction of a $3.8 billion oil pi
Ryan MaassCARDIFF, Wales, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A research team has created a first-of-its-kind 3D mammary gland model they say can help improve their understanding of breast cancer.
Cells, the basic unit of life, get tired. They divide only a certain number of times before they encounter stress, stop and sometimes just hang around in tissues. Sometimes these aging cells do import
(Reuters Health) - Doctors might one day be able to harvest cells from patients’ noses to produce cartilage that can be transplanted into damaged knee joints, a small experiment suggests.
PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi will accept any blame attributed to it by a court over the harmful effects of its epilepsy treatment Depakine on unborn babies in a case that also involves health authorities
If you're feeling fatigued, the best place to start is pretty obvious: sleep. Without regular ZZZs, you're going to be tired. But the real secret is that your energy level is connected to a lot more
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's high hopes for cancer immunotherapy were dented on Thursday as the recruitment of new patients with head and neck cancer into two clinical studies was put on hold, fol
PORTOROZ, Slovenia (Reuters) - The International Whaling Commission (IWC) declared on Thursday that countries would in future need its approval to hunt whales for scientific research, but critics said
Across the world, women now consume nearly as much alcohol as men do, according to a new study.
The findings show that the gap between men’s and women’s drinking habits is closing. This i
Cuba has a reputation for world-class healthcare. Now, since the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, US officials are hoping to snap up one of its most important innovations.
There was no significant difference in signs of a urinary tract infection in participants who were given either cranberries or a placebo, Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, researchers found.
LONDON (Reuters) - The United Nations' shipping agency set global regulations on Thursday to limit the amount of sulfur emissions from vessels and said they would come into force from 2020.
HealthDay News Regular dental checkups not only keep your smile bright, they may also keep your lungs healthy.
With nine states voting to legalize marijuana in some form, many investors are betting these cannabis companies will benefit. The Marijuana Index has more than doubled in the last month and half and t
Mehmet Elmaz, from Adana in Turkey, was suffering from earache so severe he could not sleep. Doctors took 13 live maggots from his ear canal - and a 14th had to be surgically removed.
Patients can easily spread bacteria that's difficult to control to their nurses' clothing, according to a new study funded by the Centers for Disease
Having healthy teeth and gums reduces the bad bacteria in the mouth that causes the lung infection, researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, found.
Tilly Sawford, from Nottingham, was given just a five per cent chance of survival after suffering 86 per cent burns when she was just 15-months-old. Doctors also said she would never walk again.