A leading group of U.S. psychologists has issued a report that says warming trends and related extreme weather events could wreak havoc on mental health.
Mothers are turning to registry and gift giving sites to raise donations for household and medical bills during maternity leave
Researchers at the University of Virginia have created an online metabolic calculator to predict a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Prior infection with West Nile or dengue - two viruses closely related to Zika - can make Zika symptoms worse, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The governor of Kansas on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying tax dollars would still fund Planned Parenthood and
CALGARY - Opposition members of an Alberta government panel studying how to keep children in government care safe say they are frustrated.
The 13-member panel — which includes MLAs from all parties,
People with the liver infection hepatitis may be at heightened risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study suggests.
Grey's Anatomy star sheds light on rare condition that affects her daughter.
Kansas legislators have postponed a vote on overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded the state's Medicaid program
Dr Hannah Ryan has been suspended for a month after misleading health experts over an Ebola nurse's temperature.
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian sovereign fund IFIC is targeting investments in the healthcare and high-tech sectors in the hope of improving the lives of Iranians, Vahid Sharif, an investment manager at t
Surgeons say they tried to warn of dangerous delays to emergency surgery at a children's hospital.
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government has unveiled a new $13.6 million action plan to help deal with the province's aging population.
Premier Stephen McNeil says the three-year plan will help ad
A recent study suggests requiring emergency medical services personnel to ask about a patient's use of blood thinners could be vital to life-saving treatment.
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson’s disease.
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - One of Kenya's most prominent conservationists said on Thursday she was repeatedly shot at when she ran to her baby as armed men set fire to a lodge near her home in the drought-st
Kansas' conservative governor has vetoed a bill that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law
Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is criticizing the House speaker for saying the president shouldn't work with Democrats on health care
(Reuters) - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying he could not support legislation that provide
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its en
Researchers hope the technology could stop the emergence of bacteria that are resistant to the drugs.
LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to $48 million in funding on Thursday to speed development of new antibiotics powerful e
A cold is never fun, but new research at Rice University suggests people who feel lonely are more miserable when they get sick.
(Reuters Health) - Just the initial hospitalizations for firearm-related injuries in the United States cost an average $735 million per year, with the government picking up a large portion of the tab,
Prevention and early detection should not be bonuses available only to those who can pay for expensive medical coverage.
Elderly residents, including two who are over 100 years old, recently evicted from the Terraces on 7th in Vancouver should be allowed to continue living there for life and all contracts with reti
A House Freedom Caucus member is defending the group's opposition to the failed GOP health care bill
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked being supplan
Researchers at the University of Michigan found dopamine levels drop and fluctuate during a migraine headache, a discovery that could lead to better treatment.
Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and f
President Donald Trump is warning conservative lawmakers in the House that a fight is coming if they don't "get on the team, & fast."
The onscreen doctor speaks out about her family's real-life medical saga.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Agriculture reported on Thursday 37 pigs on a farm in the southern Guangdong province had been killed after contracting the O-type strain of foot-and-mouth dise