Getting Fat to 'Talk' Again Could Lower Blood Glucose and Weight
Diabetes is a tough disease to manage. Oral medications, insulin shots, close monitoring of blood sugar, dietary changes and exercise can all...
The New Health Care: Sex Education Based on Abstinence? There’s a Real Absence of Evidence
A recent move by the Trump administration seems set to undo progress on evidence-based approaches to reduce teen pregnancy.
More Young People Are Dying of Colon Cancer
Younger Americans aren’t just getting cancer diagnoses earlier. They are dying of colorectal cancer at slightly higher rates than in previous...
$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer
A Los Angeles jury voted the damages for a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc for decades.
Largest Study of Its Kind Reveals Women Have Superior Response to Esophageal Cancer Treatment
Female patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer that is treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy before surgery are more likely to...
Take a Number: Hospitals Are Clogged With Patients Struggling With Opioids
As President Trump declares a national emergency, new data indicates hospitalizations for problems linked to prescription and illicit opioid abuse...
Global Health: How to Prevent Deadly Infection in Babies? Good Bacteria
A one-week dose of a probiotic isolated from a healthy infant’s diaper lowered rates of deadly sepsis in babies by 40 percent, researchers report.
Spaser Can Detect, Kill Circulating Tumor Cells to Prevent Cancer Metastases, Study Finds
A nanolaser known as the spaser can serve as a super-bright, water-soluble, biocompatible probe capable of finding metastasized cancer cells in...
Skin Deep: Is This Treatment the Cure for Hair Loss?
Harklinikken, a Danish company with an extract to fight hair loss, has come to the United States, where it is aggressively opening clinics.
Researchers Identify Key Compounds to Resolve Abnormal Vascular Growth in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A compound of specific bioactive products from a major family of enzymes reduced the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a...
Study revives argument over mammogram screening
Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in a challenge to more...
Is waxing safe during pregnancy?
While you’re thanking your changing hormones for that pregnancy “glow” – fast-growing nails, extra hair, and luminous skin – you may also notice...