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Preventive health screenings are conducted at the same or better rates in people with mental illness as they are in healthy individuals, researchers say.
A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets is gaining momentum
(Reuters) - Celgene Corp said on Thursday it would stop two studies of its drug for an inflammatory bowel disease and would not begin a third, following a recommendation by a data monitoring committee
(Reuters Health) - Americans have grown to appreciate beauty across more skin types and ages during the past three decades, if People magazine is any indication, a new study suggests.
A biologist examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and augmented reality in teaching environmental science.
A new study suggests that casual observers may think patients who undergo "nose jobs" are more attractive, more successful and healthier.
Lying down after an epidural increases a first-time mother's chances of having a normal birth, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Older women on a so-called Paleolithic diet – which tries to mimic the diet of cavemen living in the stone age - may be more likely to develop iodine deficiency than their counter
LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that
This was a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which is most common in postmenopausal women
Lucas McCulley, 22, from Idaho, survived the surgery he raised funds for to have the tumor on his face removed. The operation marked the 25th time he went under the knife to treat the tumor.
Women are paying upwards of $400 to have their placentas rinsed, dried and ground into powdered capsules — but there are no benefits and potential risks
Lucas McCulley, 22, from Idaho, survived the surgery he raised funds for to have the tumor on his face removed. The operation marked the 25th time he went under the knife to treat the tumor.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for aggressive lymphomas.
(Reuters Health) - Patients may have better survival odds with female surgeons than with male surgeons, a recent Canadian study suggests.
Laboratory mice that are given the gut bacteria of wild mice can survive a deadly flu virus infection and fight colorectal cancer dramatically better than laboratory mice with their own gut bacteria,
A British enthusiasm for feeding birds may have caused UK great tits to have evolved longer beaks than their European counterparts, according to new research. The findings identify for the first time
In 2013, an influenza virus began circulating among poultry in China. It caused several waves of human infection and as of late July 2017, nearly 1,600 people had tested positive for avian H7N9. Nearl
The Michigan House approved a plan to allow patients and caregivers to drive with medical marijuana in a vehicle             
New research shows how a protein is consumed, then reconstituted, during the production of a compound required for converting energy from food into a form that can be used by our cells. The results co
One way or another, many psychiatric drugs work by binding to receptor molecules in the brain that are sensitive to the neurotransmitter dopamine, a chemical signal that is central to how our experien
Living near an abundance of trees makes adults less stressed by strengthening an area of the brain that controls emotional processing, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf experts found.
Professor Kelly Tenzek, of the University at Buffalo, analyzed 57 Disney movies based on psychology criteria to see whether they aptly tapped into end-of-life questions. She found that they did.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Insurers could pay $275 million to cover the insured portion of drugmaker Merck & Co's loss from a cyber attack in June, according to a forecast by Verisk Analytics Inc's Property
Poland's government has announced plans to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger protest by young doctors demanding more funds for the sector entered a third week
Backyard chicken trend leads to spike in poultry-related diseases
Guidelines state 5-8 year-olds should have 5 glasses of water a day but most have under 2. And 32% go through entire school day having just one glass of water, survey shows.
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is criticizing Donald Trump's response to a bipartisan health deal in the Senate, saying it's best for the president to take a consistent position, 'and let's
Joanie Simpson, 62, of Texas, lost her Yorkshire terrier in May 2016. The devastation she experienced as a result nearly killed her. Pictured is a scan of Simpson's broken heart.
Walking, even just regular walking without meeting recommended guidelines, can reduce a person's risk of mortality compared to being sedentary.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked the Environmental Protection Agency in a letter on Thursday not to lower some requirements for mixing biofuels int
The last unknown structure of HIV has been solved by scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Understanding the final piece could help scientists to 'disarm' the virus from attaching t
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will miss 2020 targets for renewable energy production and greenhouse gas emissions despite new investments in wind power, according to a government review publis
For decades psychologists have studied how people regulate emotions using a multitude of ways to conceptualize and assess emotion regulation. Now a recent study shows how a new assessment model can gi
Cataracts usually afflict the old, but doctors in Africa have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as 5.
It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.
Researchers from HG SMS Hospital in Jaipur, India studied how the combination of yoga and aerobic exercise can impact the heart. They found it improves life expectancy in adults.
Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, designed a device that could cure Alzheimer's. This probe uses light therapy to target clumps in the brain that can cause symptoms of dementia.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Lab experiments on a new strain of the H7N9 bird flu circulating in China suggest the virus can transmit easily among animals and can cause lethal disease, raising alarms that the
OSLO (Reuters) - Governments should extend the protection of nature far beyond iconic creatures such as tigers and elephants to species including worms and beetles that are vital to human prosperity,
Victoria's Secret models have some of the most envied figures in the world. Trainer Michael Blauner reveals the type of cardio that keeps them in shape.Surprisingly, it's not HIIT.
Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They found adolescents who had a concussion increased their risk by 22 percent.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in the US found a certain procedure causes outsiders to rate people as being of higher than average attractiveness, success and health.
Not a single person applied to work as a GP in the surgery which is currently staffed by locums.
Scientists said the danger stems from chemicals called aristolochic acids, derived from the woody vines of Aristolochia plants. The report was published in Science Translational Medicine.
Joanie Simpson, 62, of Texas, lost her Yorkshire terrier in May 2016. The devastation she experienced as a result nearly killed her. Pictured is a scan of Simpson's broken heart.
It found that complementary and alternative medicine is being used in connection with various health problems, particularly in situations where help provided by conventional medicine is considered by
The use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the US by non-US residents is growing, research shows. These 'reproductive tourists' are more likely, compared to Americans, to use egg donors and
(Reuters) - Shares of Imprimis Pharmaceuticals sky-rocketed as much as 91.1 percent on Thursday, after it said it would offer a cheaper option to Allergan's dry eye disease medicine, Restasis.
Professor Kelly Tenzek, of the University at Buffalo, analyzed 57 Disney movies based on psychology criteria to see whether they aptly tapped into end-of-life questions. She found that they did.
Californian start-up Sugarlogix plans to make a pill containing the health-giving sugars found in breast milk. It could be the next a superfood, if it proves as beneficial to adults.
Living near an abundance of trees makes adults less stressed by strengthening an area of the brain that controls emotional processing, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf experts found.
A new study has found that conserving fish diversity in Madagascar's coral reef systems may depend on maintaining fish biomass above critical levels.
A new study aimed to identify characteristics that promote healthy wood thrush populations on US Department of Defense land.
River deltas, with their intricate networks of waterways, coastal barrier islands, wetlands and estuaries, often appear to have been formed by random processes, but scientists see order in the apparen
Breast cancer cells recycle ammonia, a waste byproduct of cell metabolism, and use it as a source of nitrogen to fuel tumor growth, report scientists. The insights shed light on the biological role of
Medical researchers describe how X chromosome inactivation is regulated in the immune system's B cells as they develop in bone marrow and when they encounter antigens.
Researchers have created the first high-resolution structure depicting a crucial part of the 'superbug' Pseudomonas aeruginosa, classified by the WHO as having the highest level threat to human health
Living mulch functions like mulch on any farm or garden except -- it's alive. No, it's not out of the latest horror movie; living mulch is a system farmers can use to benefit both profits and the soil
Warmer ocean surface triggered the ice retreat during The Younger Dryas.
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