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Inducing women over 35 on their due date reduced stillborn cases by two thirds, found researchers from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Cambridge.
US Supreme Court refuses to stop execution of condemned Ohio killer who argues he's too ill and will be provided wedge-shaped pillow to help him breathe as he's put to death
Plus, meet the 9-year-old basketball star who is already planning to play ball in college.
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is increasing tests available for pregnant women in light of a continued outbreak of sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, deputy child medical health of
MONTREAL - A siren system that was tested on Tuesday and designed to alert Montrealers about any major industrial accident was too weak and not distinctive enough, according to some ...
Army veteran Lee Westphal became addicted to prescription opoids and then illicit drugs after two tours in Iraq left him with back and brain injuries and PTSD. Now 90 days sober, he describes his ba
Females shown media images of 'perfect' bikini models made them most feel conscious about their own stomach then overall weight and waist, a study from Chapman University in California found.
Patients who go to the ER with chest pain often receive unnecessary tests to evaluate whether they are having a heart attack, a practice that provides no clinical benefit and adds hundreds of dollars
An important aspect of pharmacology is understanding how active drug ingredients cross-react with endogenous molecules. But until now, such reactions could only be determined after the event. The prec
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to stop the execution of a condemned Ohio killer who argues he is too ill to be put to death
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to stop the execution of a condemned Ohio killer who argues he is too ill to be put to death
Heat-not-burn devices may eliminate users' exposure to tobacco smoke, but the vapor they produce has the same negative impact on blood vessel function as smoking, according to a preliminary animal stu
Individuals who have A, B, or AB blood types have an elevated risk of having a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, compared to those with the O blood type, according to new resea
A Critical Care Recovery Center could benefit ICU survivors of all ages, suggests new research. The model is America's first collaborative care concept focusing on the extensive cognitive, physical, a
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, found rats exposed to 10 five-second sessions of smokeless device vapor saw their blood vessel function decrease by 60 percent.
Women who have experienced traumatic events are more likely to become obese, according to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco.
Viaskin Peanut is a stick-on band which exposes patients to the protein that give them an allergic reaction. A study by Icahn School of Medicine found it increases resilience 10-fold.
(Reuters Health) - The best way to get teens to play sports may be to let them sample a variety of different athletic pursuits earlier in childhood, a Canadian study suggests.
Montrealers were blasted today with alert sirens echoing across the city from nine factories. It was a noisy test of the system which would be used to alert the population in ...
(Reuters Health) - Below a certain starting threshold, using medication to reduce blood pressure in otherwise healthy people doesn’t provide a clear survival benefit for most, a research review sugg
The Brazilian beauty, 36, has an enviable figure even after having two children. Always travelling for shoots, she reveals the simple method she uses to stay trim while on the go.
City’s rate up from 7.5 percent in 2015 to 8.8 percent in 2016             
Researchers from the VA Boston Healthcare System found those who indulge at least five times a week are the least at risk of a coronary artery-related event and those who never do so are most suscep
The FDA approved a pill that tracks when patients take their prescribed psychiatric drug. The medication, Abilify MyCite, is a variation on a drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
MONTREAL - Anyone has the right to refuse a blood transfusion, even if it means certain death, says a Quebec coroner who studied the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two ...
Cutting-edge research on the emerging field of 3D printing provides important insights into its environmental, energy, and health impacts.
A team of researchers transplanted microbes to restore the health of a critically endangered Hawaiian plant that, until now, had been driven to extinction in the wild and only survived in managed gree
You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it's only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity.
Montrealers are getting blasted this afternoon as sirens echo across the city from nine factories. It's a noisy test of the system which would be used to alert the population in ...
Luke Willson talks surprisingly freely about fashion.
The AHA recommends "lifestyle modification" as a first line treatment for many Americans.
Children looked after by their grandparents were found to be more overweight – and more from one side. The findings come from a review of 56 studies by University of Glasgow.
University of Calgary researchers say Albertans need to test their homes for radon gas to help prevent major potential health threats. The “Evict Radon” campaign launched Tuesday calls on
We tried it, so you can know before you go to buy it.
There are now about 6.9 million Parkinson's patients worldwide and, by 2040, the number will grow to 14.2 million as the population ages, experts wrote in a commentary piece.
An app called Cardiogram tracks the body's heart rate and can alert a patient of abnormalities. It can detect sleep apnea with 90 percent accuracy and hypertension with 82 percent accuracy.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria has formally jointed the 2015 Paris deal aimed at slowing climate change, the United Nations said on Tuesday, leaving the United States as the only country opposed to
Doctors spent nearly twice as much time doing administrative work as actually seeing patients: 49 percent of their time, versus 27 percent.
Researchers believe excess screen time may be increasing symptoms of depression, as well as suicide-related behaviors and thoughts, among teens in the U.S.
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.
(Reuters Health) - Compared to U.S. citizens, immigrants have more than three times the risk of dying from heat-related illness - with the majority of deaths occurring in just three states, according
A man from Arizona claimed that masturbating clears his sinuses and The Doctors explained that during an orgasm the muscles contract and can temporarily relieve sinus pressure.
Michele Lent Hirsch, 32, was a 16-year-old high school student in downtown New York City on September 11, 2001. Nine years later she was diagnosed with 9/11-related cancer.
Proposals to reduce the effects of global warming by imitating volcanic eruptions could have a devastating effect on global regions prone to either tumultuous storms or prolonged drought, new research
A new shape-shifting polymer can target and kill Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the stomach without killing helpful bacteria in the gut. Such a treatment could improve the digestive health of billion
Researchers have discovered that treatment for the antibiotic resistant bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae could lie within our bodies' natural defenses.
An artificial protein has been engineered that may block malignant properties of cancer cells as well as correct certain birth defects. The findings may lead to identifying new molecular targets suita
Pesticides significantly reduce the number of pollen grains a bumblebee is able to collect, a new study has found.
Traditional toxicity testing underestimates the risk that pharmaceutical and personal care product pollution poses to freshwater ecosystems. Criteria that account for ecological disruption -- not just
An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, a new study suggests.
New research demonstrates the misuse and abuse of methods scientists commonly use to place boundaries between different species.
Just how it works is not known, but human beings have an internal clock which enables us to perceive and estimate periods of time subconsciously. A research team has demonstrated that this mental time
A new study has found that perioperative aspirin can prevent heart-related complications after major noncardiac surgery in patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) such as an an
The change means that 46 per cent of U.S. adults, many of them under the age of 45, now will be considered hypertensive
The family of a six-week-old baby born with "half a heart" make an urgent appeal for donors.
A tale of abuse against ambulance workers prompts tales of gratitude and "heart-warming" encounters.
(Reuters) - Loxo Oncology on Tuesday signed a collaboration agreement for its promising cancer drugs with Germany's Bayer AG that could be worth up to $1.55 billion to the tiny U.S. company, but its s
The state says the siblings of an Ohio teen slain during a carjacking two decades ago will witness the execution of their brother's killer
Ray Lewis, 48, from Eugene, Oregon, lost his job as a truck driver after overturning a vehicle while 'under the influence'. Mr Lewis suffers from Auto-brewery Syndrome, which causes 'drunkness'.
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