Latin America health body says needs $8.5 million to help fight Zika
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday it needed an estimated $8.5 million to help member states respond to the...
Expectant couples avoiding Latin America, other Zika hotspots
Expectant couples planning "babymoon" vacations are increasingly steering clear of Latin America and the Caribbean amid warnings about a suspected...
Receptors Inside Nerve Cells May Be a Key to Controlling Pain
In real estate, location is key. It now seems the same concept holds true when it comes to stopping pain.New research at Washington University...
Penn Study Identifies Enzyme Key to Link Between Age-Related Inflammation and Cancer
For the first time, researchers have shown that an enzyme key to regulating gene expression -- and also an oncogene when mutated -- is critical...
No Proof That Radiation From X Rays and Ct Scans Causes Cancer
The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other medical imaging can cause cancer is based on an unproven, decades-old...
Well: Aspirin May Protect Against Staph Blood Infections
Taking a daily low-dose aspirin has been shown to protect against dying from a Staphylococcus aureus blood infection.
Brain scans to catch depression before it starts
Researchers at MIT's McGovern Institute are using the latest advances in brain imaging to identify children at high risk of depression before the...
The self-styled healthy may get fewer colds
Listening to your body could offer insights into the health of your immune system, suggests a study in Psychosomatic Medicine.
New surgical technique allows for outpatient hip replacement surgery
Michael Burk found walking increasingly painful last year.
How can vegetarians get enough protein?
More than 7 million Americans follow a vegetarian diet, according to a recent study, whether for health benefits or environmental concerns, and...
What's that word? Marijuana may affect verbal memory
Years of smoking pot may have an effect on a person's verbal memory, which is the ability to remember certain words, a new study finds
Whooping Cough Booster Vouchers Don't Boost Immunization Rates of Caregivers
A team of researchers lead evaluated the feasibility and impact of different interventions aimed at increasing the number of Tdap vaccinated...