In a study that looked at what factors might affect whether or not a patient receives intensive medical procedures in the last 6 months of life, ...
In a study of middle-aged men who were overweight, researchers found that if a man's parents were older at the time of his birth, he was more likely ...
A new study documents the stark health dangers of the male sex trade in the streets, hotels, and discotheques of Mexico City. Lead author and health ...
After the Boston Marathon bombings, more than 100 people were treated for trauma affecting the ears and hearing--with many having persistent or ...
Listening to sad music when you're feeling depressed sounds like a pretty bad idea, but new research reveals that "beautiful but sad" music can actually lift your mood when you're feeling down.
A MRI technique has been developed by researchers that can scan child cancer patients without the risk of involving radiation.
The lifelong debate of nature versus nurture continues-this time in what your children watch. A recent paper published in the Journal of Communication found that a specific variation of the serotonin-transporter gene was
Is a date with your partner as important to you as a meeting at work? A University of Illinois study recommends that couples develop a relationship work ethic that rivals-or at least equals-their
Collaborative research out of the George Washington University (GW) reveals new information on the pathogenesis of feeding and swallowing difficulties often found in children with neurodevelopmental
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified the most common genetic alteration ever reported in the brain tumor ependymoma and
Musculoskeletal pain of the bone, joint and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the
Breast cancer patients are increasingly likely to get plastic surgery after being treated for their illness, according to the findings of a new study of women who undergo mastectomies.
Too much of an appetite in infants shows signs of an increased risk of obesity later in their childhood. Worse, it may be genetic.
China's continued lack of tobacco product control will cost them tens-of-millions of lives in the years to come, according to a new study published by the British Medical Journal.
Nearly two-third of the Americans refer online ratings while choosing physicians, according to a study published in the Journal American Medical Academy (JAMA).
Watching videos of simple daily life tasks before performing them can help increase brain’s structure, flexibility and motor skills, according to a recent study.
Playing regular vision training games on your
An unusual strain of marijuana is being used to