A study found that stress can keep you from making positive changes in your life by holding you back, as though your feet were stuck in mud.
People with Parkinson’s disease who have a deep brain stimulation device implanted need a carefully supervised assessment of their swimming skills before going into deep water.
Malaysia’s health authorities on Sunday said they are working with UNICEF to bring polio vaccines to the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo, where the country’s first polio case in nearly three decades was detected last week.
The ability to read animals’ facial expressions is a skill more people can be trained to do.
In a study, people chose fewer calories per meal when physical activity calorie equivalent or expenditure labelling was displayed on food, beverages and menus.
A large study found that people who sleep too long at night – and also those who take regular extended afternoon naps – have a significantly increased risk of having a stroke.
In a study, with escalating levels of BMI, kids tended to have a poorer ability to make decisions.
Making the cutoff time with only two seconds to spare.
A German doctor managed to dislodge a boy’s tongue from a juice bottle with the help of a catheter and a syringe.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Friday said it won a $752 million jury verdict against Gilead Sciences Inc in a U.S. patent dispute relating to technology for treating cancer.
Immune disorders have been linked with the development of mental problems, and as psoriasis is an immune-disorder disease, it might explain the connection with depression.
A long-acting contraceptive pill could appeal to many women who want an oral form of birth control that is more convenient than taking a pill every day.
Which one allows cheese, though?
Five-year-old Jacob Scrimshaw was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing.
Reusable duodenoscopes infected patients in a series of notorious outbreaks. Now there’s a disposable model to be used just once.
(Reuters Health) – Adolescents who are active on social media may be more likely to exercise excessively, skip meals or develop other forms of disordered eating, a U.S. study suggests.
U.S. health regulators on Friday approved expanding the heart benefit claims Amarin Corp can make in promoting its drug Vascepa to include reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients, opening a multibillion-dollar market opportunity.
Santa Anita Park, where 35 horses have died as the result of injuries in the past year, said on Friday it was introducing new technology for diagnosing pre-existing conditions in racehorses.
Independent advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted unanimously in favor of Horizon Therapeutics Plc’s experimental treatment for thyroid eye disease (TED), taking the drug a step towards potential approval.
(Reuters Health) – While army suicides have historically decreased during wartime, that trend appears to have reversed in recent decades, a new study of U.S. records finds.
Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc soared 36% on Friday after U.S. regulators shocked Wall Street by approving the company’s treatment for a muscle-wasting disorder less than four months after rejecting the drug over safety concerns.