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(HealthDay)—Raw flour can be a source of outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infections, according to a study published in the N..
Although sutures and staples have been used for decades to close wounds or surgical incisions, both have their drawbacks: suturing can be time-consumi..
Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends. More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar indust..
If you're one of the 50.9 million people traveling 50 miles or more to spend time with loved ones this Thanksgiving, you may find yourself making smal..
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by children between 2 and 3 years of age has been linked to shorter telomeres in a new, preliminary study by ..
Martellus Bennett is a New England Patriots tight end again after his time with the Green Bay Packers came to a contentious end. While Bennett’s probl..
No need to wait for Super Bowl 52. And the stakes are much higher than the Lombardi Trophy. The winner essentially controls what direction a multibill..
A new procedure that can prevent the potentially lethal side effects of stem cell transplants is a step closer to helping more patients with blood can..
Difficulties in replacing a fifth of the general practice workforce in England after Brexit will primarily threaten healthcare in more deprived areas,..
First genetic mutation discovered to protect against multiple aspects of aging in humans Amish carrying the mutation live more than 13 percent longer ..
TORONTO, November 15, 2017--Screening programs for cardiac conditions are not an effective way to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in competitive sport, ..
Can artificially cooling the planet's atmosphere reduce tropical cyclones and hurricanes? Researchers say yes, it could. However, such methods may ben..
Difficulties in replacing a fifth of the general practice workforce in England after Brexit will primarily threaten healthcare in more deprived areas,..
(Reuters Health) - Physicians in England appear to favor research from high-income countries over research from low-income countries, a bias that coul..
In May 2006 boiling mud, gas, water and rock started gushing out of the ground in northeastern Java, one of the islands in the Indonesian archipelago...
Exposing living tissue to subfreezing temperatures for long can cause irreparable damage. Microscopic ice crystals shred cells and seize moisture, mak..
Health experts are encouraging tobacco smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes. They say it is less harmful to the lungs than conve..
Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health..
In older adults, researchers found an association between increased risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures and exposure to air pollution particulate..
Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health..
Standard guidelines for stroke treatment currently recommend clot removal only within six hours of stroke onset. But a milestone study with results pu..
Boston, MA November 11, 2017 is a day to remember for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN). Simultaneous with the online public..
Standard guidelines for stroke treatment currently recommend clot removal only within six hours of stroke onset. But a milestone study with results pu..
John R. Lott, Jr., PhD, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center in Swarthmore, Pa., writes: Melinda Wenner Moyer’s article “Journey to Gunla..
John R. Lott, Jr., PhD, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center in Swarthmore, Pa., writes: Melinda Wenner Moyer’s article “Journey to Gunla..
Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study ..
Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study ..
Space travel takes a toll on the health of astronauts, according to various studies conducted by NASA. The health afflictions can vary from blurry vis..
Women treated for early stage-----cancer still face a substantial risk of recurrence up to 20 years later, a large, new study shows. Cancer experts sa..
Can even moderate alcohol drinking increase the risk of cancer? A new statement from the ASCO warns that even a drink or two per day can still increas..
Despite aggressive targets set by the Medicare for the spread of value-based payment arrangements, such as accountable care organizations, achieving l..
(Reuters Health) - People who need a heart valve replaced often face a dilemma: should they have a mechanical valve made of graphite or a biological v..
A new study finds human-caused global warming is significantly increasing the rate at which hot temperature records are being broken around the world...
According to new research from the University of Cambridge in England, sheep are able to recognize human faces from photographs. The farm animals, who..
A student recently uncovered two ancient teeth in England that belong to rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago. Scientists say the creat..
Of the roughly 1.1 billion sheep on Earth, roughly 1.1 billion have no idea who Barack Obama is. But there are at least eight sheep who can recognize ..
In an opioid epidemic that currently claims an average of 91 lives per day, there have been many paths to addiction. For some, it started with a fall ..
A phase 3 trial studying the effects of tolvaptan has found that the drug slowed the rate of decline in kidney function in patients with the most comm..
Vicente Torres, M.D., Ph.D., discusses new findings on tolvaptan as autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease treatment ROCHESTER, Minn. - A phase ..
An immunology discovery from the laboratories at the University of Southampton has now been shown to improve the outcomes of a common type of blood ca..
New research published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine concludes that patients registered to general practices owned by limited ..
If you were about to embark on a journey into outer space there’s probably plenty of things that would be running through your mind. Whether one of th..
Colorful sea slugs known as nudibranch were more likely to attack hydroids that have just eaten plankton. Sea slugs then consume both its prey and tho..
Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on November 1, 2017 in New York. (Bryan R. ..
New research published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine concludes that patients registered to general practices owned by limited ..
(HealthDay)—Gene replacement therapy is beneficial in spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1), and nusinersen is beneficial for infants with spinal musc..
Sure, space travel makes bones and muscles atrophy and alters the distribution of blood and other bodily fluids, among other physiological consequence..
In August of 2016, the New England Journal of Medicine published a striking report on cancer and body fat: Thirteen separate cancers can now be linked..
Spending time in rural and coastal locations is more psychologically beneficial to individuals than time spent in urban green spaces, a new study in t..
It's been 55 years since NASA astronaut John Glenn successfully launched into space to complete three orbits aboard the Friendship 7 Mercury spacecraf..