Six DACA recipients graduated from medical school this month Sunday, the first DACA recipients in the nation reach that feat. Yahoo Lifestyle spoke to one about the struggles she endured and those still to come.
More comprehensive care may reduce costs while enhancing physician wellness, study authors write. Medscape Medical News
The Royal Wedding was a moving affair and—for Prince Harry—an emotional one. A grief expert weighs in on the moment that the groom wiped away a tear.
Time to broaden CRT use? Cardiac resynchronization worked in patients with heart failure without left bundle-branch block. But mapping-guided lead placement, the study’s real focus, didn’t seem to help. Medscape Medical News
The new study found that those who ate a large amount of dark-colored fruits and vegetables had a slower per year decline in lung function compared to those who ate fewer of these anthocyanin-filled foods.
(Reuters Health) – The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs.
Administering androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to men with low-risk prostate cancer improves some short-term outcomes. But is it still active surveillance? And do otherwise healthy men need treatment? Medscape Medical News
The ulnar nerve runs all along the arm. When it becomes compressed a person may feel pain and numbness in the outer fingers. This is called ulnar tunnel syndrome. It can be treated using surgery or wrist braces, and nerve gliding exercises may also hel…
Researchers have isolated the impacts of short sleep and extended wakefulness on vigilant performance decline.
Chemists have devised a way to rapidly synthesize and screen millions of novel proteins that could be used as drugs against Ebola and other viruses.
A nanoparticle vaccine could help eradicate polio worldwide. The vaccine, which delivers multiple doses in just one injection, could make it easier to immunize children in remote regions of Pakistan and other countries where the disease is still found.
A compound found in citrus oils could help alleviate dry mouth caused by radiation therapy in head and neck cancer patients, according to a new study.
The largest cancer meeting in the world is coming up soon, but early release of abstracts means that data to be presented are already making news. Medscape Medical News
MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercising may keep you young at heart.
Researchers found that people who make regular exercise a lifelong habit appear to slow the aging of their heart and blood vessels. The finding stems from a comparison o…
Former England captain tells inquest how Christopher, 35, died after developing PTSDThe former England football captain Terry Butcher has accused the British army of failing his son, who died after developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But…
Honey is a common home remedy for sore throats and coughing. It is known to have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. In this article, we find out whether it can also help to treat asthma symptoms, after exploring a range of scientific studi…
NASA and private company SpaceX plan to send humans to Mars within the next 15 years — but need to figure out how to protect astronauts from the dangerous cosmic radiation of deep space. Now neuroscientists have identified a potential treatment for th…
As humans, we know that some of our activities can cause cancer to develop in our bodies. Smoking, poor diets, pollution, chemicals used as additives in food and personal hygiene products, and even too much sun can contribute to an increased risk of ca…
(Reuters Health) – Adding chiropractic care to standard medical care for low back pain may help reduce discomfort and disability, a U.S. study suggests.
Previous research conducted in clinical or university setting has shown elevated amyloid as a predictor of dementia. This large-scale, population-based study confirms these findings. Medscape Medical News