Jay Crouch has two new kidneys, a liver, pancreas and small bowel and is learning how to eat.
On April 1, Medicare launched a major initiative — a diabetes prevention program for seniors and people with serious disabilities— that is available in only a few cities. Kaiser Health News
Eating raw fruits and vegetables is more strongly associated with better mental health than eating cooked, canned, or otherwise processed foods, new research shows. Medscape Medical News
If you’ve had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and relaxing after you punch out could net you a better night’s sleep.
New research uncovers the role of a particular protein in maintaining diabetic wounds and suggests that reversing its effects could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
Global warming will exacerbate soil droughts in Europe – droughts will last longer, affect greater areas, and have an impact on more people. If the earth warms by three degrees Celsius, extreme events could become the normal state in the future.
Microbiologists have identified a component of a genetic switch, which they call a potential ‘Achilles’ heel,’ for a type of bacteria often associated with wounded warriors. The switch makes it possible for Acinetobacter baumannii to change between a v…
Early-life obesity and depression may be driven by shared abnormalities in brain regions that process rewards, according to researchers.
Researchers have made the surprise discovery that the ‘odd one out’ in a family of proteins known to drive cancer development is instead critical for preventing stomach cancers. The research team showed switching off a certain gene caused spontaneous d…
Researchers have succeeded in observing the behavior of epidermal cells for the regeneration of smooth skin without remaining scar tissue using their model animal, the zebrafish.
Children love to get toys from parents for their birthday present. This craving toward items also involves object hoarding disorders and shopping addiction. However, the biological meaning of why the brain pursues objects or items has remained unknown.
A high-sensitive blood test can aid concussed hockey players when it might be safe to return to play. Researchers have identified a superior blood-based biomarker for assessing subtle brain injury.
An international team of scientists has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.
Actor Chrissy Metz, star of the wildly popular NBC television series This Is Us, talks about overcoming childhood difficulties, anxiety, and other setbacks.
Marcia Gay Harden talks about her mother’s Alzheimerâ€™s disease, the latest 50 Shades movie, age, fitness, and Hollywood.
Ever since the first penalty kicks were introduced to soccer in 1891, experts, coaches and supporters have puzzled over the question of why some goalkeepers are better at stopping penalties than others. A new review now demonstrates that simply learnin…
Your work-related stress is mental baggage that you must learn not to drag home with you. If you hold on to it, both your sleep and health will suffer.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – U.S. generic drugmaker Akorn is taking former suitor Fresenius to court after the German healthcare group canceled their $4.75 billion takeover agreement.
When your doctor prescribes medication for you, it is important to ask questions. Understand exactly how to take it and what side effects to watch for. If you feel a drug isn’t working for you, or you are experiencing new symptoms, speak up and tell your doctor so she can address the issues and consider other options.
A new report reveals disturbing increases in youth substance abuse and suicide during the past decade and particularly the past year. Medscape Medical News