Until now, all stomach studies have been performed on mice, which are less optimal for studying human stomach development and disease.
Breast and colorectal cancers are very rare among children but new research finds they're often more life threatening in pediatric patients.
New study find tanning beds are common on and around college campuses.
Because 90-percent of first-time strokes are caused by risk factors that can be changed, The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have updated their prevention guidelines.
Researchers say larger studies are needed to understand the link between brain structure and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Dogs and kids for generations they have grown up together but it's not always a happy relationship.
The head of Google Life Sciences Division said it's time for healthcare to become more proactive.
Researchers found while men tend to consult with a friend or spouse when they feel chest pain or shortness of breath, many women believe the symptoms will go away.
The speed of treatment can make a difference in a patient's potential recovery.
For those parents who did read labels, sugar topped the list of ingredients they considered the most.
There are warning signs if you've noticed some hearing loss.
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A Canadian study of 210 patients compared measurements from home blood pressure monitors with validated devices used in doctors' offices.
Because over the counter cough syrups are not recommended for young children, researchers wanted to test the effects of agave nectar and placebo on 119 kids.
Researchers examined data from over 100,000 ER visits relating to opioid overdose.
The average time from trauma to dementia was 3.2 years and it was shorter in the traumatic brain injury group (3.1 vs 3.3 years).
Fitbit has unveiled a trio of new fitness watches, designed for everyone from casual jogger to the serious-minded athlete.
The therapies may also reduce stress, depression and fatigue.
The test is available from the Mayo Clinic with a prescription for men and women over age 50.
Scientists created a cocoa drink high in flavanols, which are antioxidants shown to improve blood circulation and heart health.
Exercising may be good for your heart but bad for your teeth.
This could be important for people who do not have transportation to doctor exams and appointments.
About a quarter of the schools do contact incoming students with such conditions to schedule an appointment.
Researchers at the University of Washington studied nearly 2,500 young women who'd been treated for a rare type of childhood kidney cancer called "Wilms Tumor."
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Experts say kidney stones may be linked to a reduced bone mineral density and urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully for fracture risk.
The majority of these costs were linked to medication, nursing home stays and informal care expenses.
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Experts say more research is needed to determine the exact types and dosage of anti-inflammatories that work best.
A Harvard University study found that nearly one in five colleges either don't have the required concussion management plan or have done poorly in educating staff about compliance.
A new study shows the thermal paper used in cash register receipts contain significant amounts of Bisphenol-A. The chemical that's been linked to many diseases.
New research shows teens with psychologically controlling parents may struggle to form close friendships or romantic connections later in life.
A new study reveals teens' problems at home and school often overlap leading to a cycle of negativity.
Doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles found a small percentage of bariatric surgery patients later developed what's called Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.
2-percent of men's and 1.7-percent of women's daily calories come from trans fats which tops the limit of one percent recommended by the American Heart Association.
Participants in the study took place in high intensity workouts, short bursts of high energy followed by periods of rest.
It's fall, time for cool weather, colorful foliage and Halloween pumpkins. But did you know that pumpkins can be a valuable part of your diet?
Too much soda can create a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
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The study analyzed 400 people whose birth season was matched to their overall temperament as an adult.
Women, younger survivors, minorities and uninsured survivors were most likely to endure challenges.
Experts say differences in hospital liability, clinical training programs, and use of midwives may explain these disparities.
Having health insurance and being treated for high cholesterol also improved chances of keeping blood pressure under control.
A group of researchers at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center created a smartphone-app for expectant mothers, telling them what medications can be harmful during each trimester of their pregnancy and while breast-feeding.
Scientists have identified a gene variation in some Hispanic women that provides significant protection against breast cancer.