Technology is quickly changing many parts of medicine, giving people more power to take charge of their health care.
Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say
Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid
Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements during pregnancy as recommended
Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say
Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution
But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say
Less than one-quarter follow recommendations
A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say
Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says
Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say
For Autistic Adults, Coverage Options Are Scarce
WebMD talks to experts about how new fathers can start bonding with their newborn baby.
WebMD discusses what new fathers can expect after their baby arrives.
Should you let your kids get dirty and be exposed to germs? WebMD discusses this idea and the benefits and risks associated with it.
WebMD gives tips for helping a child who is afraid of getting a shot. Learn how parents can make the vaccine process go smoothly.
Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say
Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds
The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of measures aimed at combating the threat of antibiotic resistance, which can happen when these medicines are used too often and lose their power to treat bacterial infections.
Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say
Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't
In people with back-related leg pain, spinal manipulative therapy plus home exercise and advice provided more short-term improvement in pain and ability to move than home exercise and advice alone, according to a recent study.
Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other
May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say
Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say
If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in the effort to shed pounds and ward off long-term diseases such as diabetes, new research might give you pause.
Want to even out your skin tone? From sun damage to acne scars, these new potions can help.
16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say
But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress
Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64
Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report
Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find
Lifestyle changes – including stress reduction – can help weaken your triggers.
Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
New Swedish research shows that eating and drinking high-fat dairy products is linked to a lower risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend
The U.S. Department of Defense will send up to 3,000 personnel to Liberia in the coming weeks in an effort to boost the international response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has claimed thousands of lives and shows no signs of slowing…
Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks
Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say
Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection
Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say
Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems
The CDC is looking for a few good nurses and doctors -- but especially nurses -- to help fight the Ebola epidemic.
Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report
Including women over 70 in a national breast cancer screening program does not lead to a large decline in advanced cases, and may lead to certain consequences, a Dutch study has concluded.
Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests
Online hospital appointments could be offered to elderly patients in rural north Wales saving them from having to travel long distances.
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.
A leading cancer charity says it is concerned the disease is not being spotted early enough in young people because many are too embarrassed to talk to their GP.