Injections appear safe, but one expert is betting on a different approach
Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport
More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found
Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care
But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more
Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way
Gift-buying season is here, and on top of the wish list for most people is the latest tech gadget or gizmo. But some experts are concerned that more tech may equal more pain for frequent users.
Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent
Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say
Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission
Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care
Experts disagree on whether they are effective for treating spinal inflammation
Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers
Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut
Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds
Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out
The FDA announced new rules Tuesday that require chain restaurants and vending machine operators to post calories for food and drinks on their menus.
But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say
Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach
Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says
Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed
Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report
Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds
Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair
Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says
The new proposed rule would bar such plans that had once qualified under a federal calculator.
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
The new requirements for electronic medical records and other technological upgrades can be a heavy burden for Alaska’s small medical practices and aging physician workforce.
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can fill some primary care gaps, but specialists say an aging population will need more intensive care.
Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation
Analysts project that 11 million people will sign up in 2015 — and more will be younger and healthier.
Compulsive overeating, why it happens, and how to get it under control.
Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers
Allergy and asthma symptoms getting you down? Take control with these simple cleaning strategies.
Switching locations might be tempting, WebMD's allergy expert says, but it's not guaranteed to bring relief.
Hydroxyurea pills worked as well as transfusions in reducing stroke risk, researchers report
Babies exposed to traces of peanut protein in house dust may have a higher risk of peanut allergy, researchers say.
In 2003, the FDA approved synthetic human growth hormones for kids who are healthy and not low in growth hormone but might wind up shorter than 97% of their peers -- a condition termed idiopathic short stature.
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Poll finds that the high cost was the biggest obstacle noted by Americans who lack insurance and don’t expect to buy it next year. About half of the uninsured hope to get coverage in 2015.
Bad smells during sleep may teach smokers to dislike cigarettes and help them cut back, a new study hints.
Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say
Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido
Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report
New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain
NHS England says letters sent out to local health bosses suggesting the funding of patients in clinical drug trials might be cut were "incorrect".
Delays in discharging patients ready to leave hospital rose to record levels in England last month.
French President Francois Hollande visits Guinea on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak.