Flu activity is still fairly low, but, as expected, has slowly increased over the last few weeks, CDC officials say.
A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy for their pain were 7 percent to 16 percent less likely to fill a prescription for an opioid.
In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and were four to five times more likely to develop prostate cancer than those in the control group, the investigators found.
The numbers, which were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, show that 2017 had the highest number of gun deaths going back to at least 1979, when gun deaths started to be included in death data, CNN reported.
Researchers have found that people with diabetes had lower scores on verbal memory and verbal fluency tests.
So far, 59 people across 15 states have come down with the often severe gastrointestinal illness.
Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that varies between individuals, and the causes of certain mental disorders.
The company’s first step is to partner with its supplying beef producers in the top 10 beef sourcing markets to measure and understand the current use of antibiotics in its global supply chains.
Huge swaths of land along the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest and the South would provide highly suitable habitat for the bloodsucking parasite, computer models predict.
The FDA says the under-processing “could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens,” which could lead to life-threatening illness.
While formal research into the benefits of aromatherapy poses many challenges, some evidence does suggest that the alternative treatment may help relieve nausea, anxiety, various types of pain, and a number of other conditions.
In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who’d had a heart attack, the risk was highest at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
The study, of more than 100,000 older women veterans, spotlights the risk factors stemming from military service that can lead to thinking and memory problems down the road.
A new study that followed men with larger and more aggressive prostate cancer than is usually diagnosed today found that those who had surgery instead of “watchful waiting” lived a few years longer.
Because the products are not properly labeled, they could pose a risk to people who take nitrates for high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol or heart disease.
The recall in the United States and Canada involves certain lots of the product made between Oct. 7, 2016, and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed between Oct. 17, 2016, and Oct. 23, 2018.
After a school district delayed the start time of secondary schools from 7:50 to 8:45, the students gained 35 minutes of daily sleep, felt less sleepy, improved their grades, and increased their attendance and punctuality.
The number of AFM cases confirmed in the United States this week hit a record high of 158 in 36 states.
Almost 40 percent of nearly a thousand people surveyed in a new study thought weight loss surgery (or “bariatric surgery”) was this kind of lazy, quick fix for weight loss.
Modest changes in known heart disease risk factors, particularly those relating to inflammation, glucose metabolism and insulin resistance, contribute to the long-term benefit of a Mediterranean diet, researchers said.