The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings.
Symptoms, rather than numbers, may best define when blood pressure is too low.
Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases — including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.
Traveling 50 or more miles to and from work may negatively affect unborn babies, a new study suggests.
Aneurysms used to carry a high probability of death, but many can now be treated before they pose a serious threat.
Physicians need to know if cancer patients are using herbal products because alternative medicines can alter traditional cancer treatments.
A new long-term study, tracking sets of twins for more than 30 years, supports a theory that females in male-female twin pairs are exposed to more testosterone in the womb, and that this could affect their behaviour later in life.
The Ironman triathlon is one of the most grueling competitions in the world. It could easily be seen as a form of self-torture. A true Ironman triathlon involves a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. And in case you’re not aware, the Ironman competition puts these three events back-to-back-to-back.
In the run-up to the Boston Marathon, doctors are recommending that athletes everywhere keep close tabs on their heart health.
After being reliant on dialysis for almost ten years, Cally Williams finally received the call that would change her life.