For all the talk about teamwork, there is a lack of communication between specialists and general practitioners which has a real downside for patientsMy patient with an intellectual disability sits in a wheelchair, with enough capacity to mention the w…
Research based on 200 previous studies worldwide says frequent drinkers less likely to get diabetes, heart disease, dementia and some cancersPeople who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than problems, exper…
But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.
What women spend on tampons during their lifetimes, and how much of that goes to the government.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. district judge on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would ban the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women’…
LONDON (Reuters) – People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower risks of premature death and heart disease than those who abstain, scientists said on Wednesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and neces…
Thanksgiving is touted as a cheerful a day that brings people together — but for so many families, the national holiday can…
A new scientific study shows that a quick walk in nature is a great way to tune out distractions and feel all warm and fuzzy about each other.
Medscape Medical News poll respondents said obese patients with diabetes whose condition is poorly controlled would benefit the most from semaglutide. Medscape Medical News
A Japanese study has linked fast eating to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, suggesting this may be a new lifestyle factor to consider in obesity prevention. Medscape Medical News
The family of a 2-year-old boy born without kidneys has a lot to be thankful for this holiday.
Diabetes and pancreatic cancer affect the same organ, but they have more in common than just their location. People who have one of these conditions are also more likely to have the other one. WebMD Health News
Anne Wafula-Strike was on a three-hour train journey with an out-of-order accessible loo.
In HOPE-Duchenne, patients with Duchenne cardiomyopathy who received an infusion of cardiosphere-derived cells plus usual care had a 7% reduction in myocardial scars 1 year later. Medscape Medical News
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High school athletes have high rates of hand and wrist injuries, especially in certain sports, according to a new U.S. study. Reuters Health Information
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Implementing an evidenced-based guideline can significantly reduce the use of acid-suppressing medications in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), researchers report. Reuters Health Information
Many nursing home residents who might benefit from palliative care to make them more comfortable and improve their quality of life don’t receive it, a small U.S. study suggests. Reuters Health Information