Almost 1 in 10 U.S. seniors doesn’t have enough food to eat, a new study shows.
All hail the power of healthy living.
Parents seeking quality reading time with their toddlers would do well to choose an old-fashioned book over an e-reader, a new study argues.
Immune therapy added to chemotherapy improves pathological complete response in patients with early triple negative breast cancer, according to new results from the KEYNOTE-522 trial. Interim results from the study, which is the first phase III trial o…
Patients with severe asthma which is not controlled with standard treatment — leaving them at risk of severe asthma attacks — could benefit from using a single inhaler combining three, instead of 2 therapies, according to two phase 3 randomized contr…
Microscopic bacteria, which are present in all humans, cluster together and form communities in different parts of the body, such as the gut, lungs, nose and mouth. Now, for the first time, researchers have shown the extent to which these microbial com…
A new study explores whether different facets of being a strong black woman, which researchers sometimes refer to as ‘superwoman schema,’ ultimately protect women from the negative health impacts of racial discrimination — or cause more harm.
When e-cigarettes hit the US market in 2007, they were promoted as a safer, healthier alternative to traditional, combustible cigarettes. The unintended consequence of vaping devices and e-cigarettes, however, is a new generation of vapers — teenagers…
When concerns are expressed about distrust in science, they often focus on whether the public trusts research findings. A new study, however, explores a different dimension of trust.
A monthly, 40-minute phone call from a non-clinical professional may suppress or reverse the trajectory of depression so frequently experienced by family members caring for patients with dementia at home, according to a new study.
Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and particularly people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, investigators report.
A group of new studies that found no link between eating red meat and health problems is generating controversy among some researchers for how the study was done.
Which of PCI or CABG for left main disease better prevented death, MI, or stroke? One prevailed early on, the other after a few years. Overall, they matched. The clinical message has shades of gray. Medscape Medical News
A controversial study says the evidence fn health risks is so poor, people should keep on eating it.
Systematic reviews found little adverse impact on cardiometabolic and cancer outcomes, but outside experts criticize the methods and the conclusions. Medscape Medical News
Two FDA advisory panels met to address the risks for neuropsychiatric events, including suicide, in children taking montelukast; more than a dozen patients and family members shared personal stories. Medscape Medical News
Cutting back on red and processed meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of studies involving millions of people, a finding that contradicts dietary advice of leading international agencies and raised immediate objections from m…
One expert says findings by international experts represent ‘egregious abuse of evidence’New research that claims red and processed meat is probably not harmful to our health has caused controversy among experts who maintain people should cut down.The …
There are many social and cultural factors that could be contributing to this ‘silent risk factor’ for cardiovascular disease, according to investigators. Medscape Medical News
People who received omega-3 fish oil supplements in randomized clinical trials had lower risks of heart attack and other cardiovascular disease (CVD) events compared with those who were given placebo.