Toxins from fungus growing on wallpaper can become airborne and pose a health risk, said researchers in a recent study into "sick building syndrome."
(Reuters Health) - Kids may develop an implicit bias against overweight and obese people early in childhood that leads them to make quick judgments based only on size, a small experiment suggests.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crown prince has donated $66.7 million to combat a cholera epidemic in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting in a war blamed for causing a humanitarian disast
VILLEFRANCE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - Water temperatures in the northwestern Mediterranean are increasing much faster than global averages, threatening the survival of several species, French resear
Don Rae’s resignation from the new Saskatchewan Health Authority board of directors on Thursday is the latest in a long string of internet-related gaffes that have led to both major political pa
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new oral blood-thinner made by Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in
Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study says.
OTTAWA - Public health and medical experts are supporting 10 new recommendations to help reduce health risks associated with using cannabis.
The recommendations, published in the American Journal of
OTTAWA - The Liberal government says it is seeking "clarity" from the Federal Court on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal ...
HALIFAX - One of the most potent and deadly opioids on the planet has likely made its way to the East Coast.
Nova Scotia's chief medical officer confirmed today that drugs ......
OTTAWA - Public health and medical experts are endorsing 10 new recommendations to help mitigate the health risks of using marijuana once it becomes legal in Canada.
The guidelines, published in ...
Health officials across the world have deny there is a link. But thousands of girls, including 13-year-old Zara Beattie, who now relies on a wheelchair, have experienced adverse effects.
The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.
Between studying and socializing, college students often have crazy sleep habits, and new research suggests a lack of regular sleep dampens students' well-being.
Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the
Reuters Health - From country to country, breast implant surgeries tend to vary widely in technique, as well as in type and size of implant, according to an international survey of surgeons.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway told visiting Brazilian President Michel Temer on Friday that it would slash its payments to help safeguard the Amazon rainforest in 2017 by more than half to about $35 million
In states where recreational marijuana is legalized, there is a three percent increase in the number of car accidents but the number of crash fatalities are similar to other states, studies claim,
Researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois found that Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime.
This is because both strong and weak people are dragged down into their attempts to escape, leaving the group as a whole to suffer, experts at the University of Waterloo said.
(Reuters) - A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health reg
Researchers from the University of California found that the chemical that gives cabbage its pungent taste, known as allyl isothiocyanate, causes the brain to speed up bowel movements.
More than half the cattle in the world live in hot and humid environments, including about 40 percent of beef cows in the United States. By using genomic tools, researchers aim to produce an animal wi
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution.
The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas. Researchers have now discovered how climate change is facilitating the spread of the Chikungunya virus. Even if climate
Investigators have been examining the use of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in an attempt to optimize treatment effectiveness.
The recent measles outbreak in Minnesota has been a sobering reminder of how highly concentrated populations of vaccination skeptics can elevate an entire community's risk of infection. Around the edg
When performed in tandem, two molecular biology laboratory tests distinguish, with near certainty, pancreatic lesions that mimic early signs of cancer but are completely benign. The lesions almost nev
During the last glacial period, within only a few decades the influence of atmospheric CO2 on the North Atlantic circulation resulted in temperature increases of up to 10 degrees Celsius in Greenland
People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder.
A man in China was rushed to hospital after putting 15 sewing needles into his penis. Doctors spent an hour and a half removing all of the tools from his penis on June 20.
(Reuters) - European regulators on Friday recommended the approval of Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat kidney cancer, marking a big victory for the U.S. biotech that has faced a number of setb
It all started with her wrist.
Three months after her baby was born, Emily noticed some pain and swelling. Within a couple of weeks, it had spread to involve her other ......
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged that a lack of support from four Senate Republicans leaves the party's healthcare overhaul on a "very, very narrow path" to win passage,