The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our fingers.
A Canadian Red Cross official says he sympathizes with a Manitoba postal worker who refused to perform CPR on a woman he feared might have overdosed on fentanyl.
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17 million women in the U.S. ages 18-64 have health insurance through Medicaid.
Researchers at Queen Mary University in London have found significant evidence that particulate matter from diesel pollution can cause heart damage.
UK health experts have revealed the cocktails to avoid when glancing over a bar menu. Sadly, it's time to put down that glass of white wine at 130 calories and choose champagne at 90 calories.
(Reuters Health) - - A new type of "heat-not-burn" cigarette releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke, a recent experiment suggests.
(Reuters Health) - - Recreational drugs like “MDMA” and amphetamines have long been linked to a variety of movement disorders, and a new study suggests that basic motor skill impairment may linger eve
The cells, known as astrocytes, act like mini Hoovers in the brain, sweeping up cells as the brain's connections become weak and break apart, according to Italian researchers.
Best practices for avoiding sunburns, spoiled food and insect-borne diseases. Plus, how to stay safe on the road.
A few steps to make long-awaited outside adventures a little safer.
A new drug has been found to significantly reduce the risk of transplantation or death in patients with hepatitis C infection, according to a recent study.
RANCH HANDS: The narrow 9 km road beside Stave Lake once led to a prison. Today, 600 youngsters with life-threatening or debilitating ailments follow it yearly to what is now the Zajac Ranch for Child
A study from Michigan State University shows head and facial injuries have doubled since the state repealed and relaxed its motorcycle helmet law.
A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around t
ROME (Reuters) - President Donald Trump still refuses to back the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, blocking efforts by world leaders meeting in Sicily to get the new U.S. leader to endors
People with diets high in processed foods and sugar are far more likely to be depressed than healthier eaters. Nutritionist May Simpkin has a mood-friendly diet makeover to fix that.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Zoo officials in Washington hope they can get lucky again with female giant panda Mei Xiang.
Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around th
Non-drug approaches that work best at relieving cancer-related fatigue may differ during and after cancer treatment, according to an analysis of past trials.
A new study by Columbia University Medical Center has identified certain conditions that increase stroke risk for pregnant women with preeclampsia.
Researchers from King's College London found expectant mothers who take more than the recommended daily vitamin D dose have babies who better respond to pathogens.
The meditative therapy can work independently of treatment, suggesting it can scupper the need for an antidepressant prescription, the small Massachusetts General Hospital study shows.
Child care experts say it's dangerous for infants to sleep in bed with their parents. Now, researchers say "baby boxes" and education can reduce the practice.
For Kyle Dent, the Cops for Cancer ride is personal. The Vancouver Police Department constable lost grandparents to cancer and has a friend and another family member undergoing treatment now, and he s
Researchers have found that taking vitamin D supplements in pregnancy may help protect against asthma and respiratory infections in childhood.
German officials plan to introduce fines of up to €2,500 (£2,178/$2,806) for parents who flout the new rules, which will force kindergartens to report them to authorities if their children aren't va
Older people who eat the most fiber are at lower risk of developing knee pain and stiffness due to osteoarthritis (OA), new research shows.
Researchers from the University of Oxford found parents of IVF babies are generally more highly educated, which may 'override' risk factors for poor development, such as prematurity.
Pharmacies are preparing to distribute naloxone to reverse the effects of an overdose
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats a
Chris Moulton, vice president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said all NHS staff are already prepared for any kind of emergency in the wake of the Manchester terror atrocity.
Professor David Cottrell, from the University of Leeds, who was involved in the research, warned that the NHS must do more to help these teenagers.