Dangerous cervical lesions reduced since start of HPV vaccination
Abnormal changes in the cervix that can lead to cancer are less frequent in young women since the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV)...
Study Demonstrates How Huntington's Disease Proteins Spread From Cell to Cell
By identifying in spinal fluid how the characteristic mutant proteins of Huntington's disease spread from cell to cell, UC Irvine scientists and...
Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses
Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive...
A Reinforced Cylinder Leads to Fewer Repeat Surgeries for Children Born with Heart Defect
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a congenital defect in which the left side of the heart does not develop properly, impairing normal...
Labels for Edible Marijuana Often Err on Potency, Study Says
An analysis of 75 edible marijuana products found that labels on just 17 percent accurately described levels of THC, the main psychoactive...
Are you at risk for a heart attack after exercise?
Dying during or immediately after physical activity occurs rarely.
10K steps a day might not be the magic number
Ten thousand steps.
French senators reject a bill on sedating terminal patients
France's senate has voted against a bill allowing the sedation of terminally ill patients, fearing it would lead to allowing euthanasia, which is...
Planned Parenthood rolls out STD testing apps
Planned Parenthood has launched mobile apps that let users in California, Minnesota and Washington state request a home lab kits that tests for two...
In old age, current and former smokers face early lung disease
There may be 35 million older Americans with undiagnosed lung disease due to cigarette smoking, a new study suggests.
Skinny jeans blamed for woman’s collapse
An Australian woman became seriously ill, collapsed and was unable to walk after wearing a pair of skinny jeans, news.com.au reported.
Child diagnosed with measles on Martha’s Vineyard
An unidentified child was diagnosed with measles on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., leading hospital officials on the island to warn community members...