Injected blood thinners don’t prevent pregnancy complications in women who may be prone to blood clots, a new study shows.
WebMD reports on the lifestyle habits that may help you manage your migraines.
When the blood-thinner drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) was FDA-approved in 2010 to prevent stroke in people at high risk, a major selling point was that it doesn't require frequent blood tests and dose adjustments like the old standby drug, warfarin.
Agave has become a popular sweetener for people looking for natural alternatives to white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. But is agave really any healthier?
Your little angel can sometimes have obnoxious moments. If your kid is a jerk, find out from WebMD when it's just a phase and how you can teach better behavior.
Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year
Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes
Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms
Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations
WebMD describes 5 easy stretches for new moms.
Your exercise routine should challenge you. Is yours too easy? Find out at WebMD.
Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken
People who don't get enough sleep may find they're more likely to form false memories, researchers say.
After a string of high-profile cases of kids being left in hot cars this year, a new study shows just how quickly heat can become a danger, even in cooler months of the year.
Study: 10 Million Americans Gained Health Coverage
Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds
The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial
But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says
Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find
Five groups of people are driving the global HIV epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) says in its new guidelines.
A video and article about 3-D printing and how it's being used in medicine.
Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report
Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat: CDC
For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report
One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells
What’s the real story on saturated fat? Can you eat red meat and butter again? WebMD tells you what you need to know.
Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report
Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests
Obamacare Court Decisions: FAQ
Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say
Appeals Courts Rule Differently on ACA Provision
The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who according to media reports died from an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by a caffeine overdose, has raised questions about caffeine -- particularly the powdered form used by the teen.
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest
Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds
A new survey on access to guns by people with dementia finds that caregivers and family members of people being evaluated for cognitive problems did not consistently remove guns from their homes or keep them locked up.
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds
Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination
Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests
Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder
Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes
A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone's capital for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital, as Nigeria registers its first case.
Can it really save the NHS millions?
Trying to save CAR, where fighting spreads like an infection