• Does Your Dog Really Understand You? By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    DOES YOUR DOG REALLY UNDERSTAND YOU?

    Research at Emory University suggests that dogs have at least a basic ability to recognize words they've been taught, and to distinguish...

  • By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    DISABLING HIP AILMENT ANOTHER RISK FOR OBESE KIDS

    Children with severe obesity at 5 years old had almost 20 times the risk of a thin child of developing slipped capital femoral epiphysis...

    Obesity, Disability, Child
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    GUM DISEASE MAY WORSEN BLOOD PRESSURE PROBLEMS

    Compared with people with good oral health, those with gum disease were less likely to respond to high blood pressure medications and...

  • By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    STUDY: RISKY STIMULANTS STILL IN MANY SUPPLEMENTS

    Between 2013 and 2016, the FDA found that supplement brands contained one or more of four unapproved stimulants. Despite public notice...

  • By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    LOVE ORGANICS? YOUR ODDS FOR SOME CANCERS MAY FALL

    Eating more organically grown foods was linked to a 34 percent reduced risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, a 76 percent decreased...

    Lymphoma, Food, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Teal Pumpkins Mark Allergy Safe Halloween Stops By Web MD   -   Oct 22, 2018

    TEAL PUMPKINS MARK ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN STOPS

    It's now estimated that 4 million to 6 million children under the age of 18 have food allergies, meaning 1 in every 13 children are...

    Food, Allergies
  • Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids, Frustrates Doctors By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS STRIKES KIDS, FRUSTRATES DOCTORS

    The good news is that the disease is very rare. Only one in 1 million people will get it, and most of them will recover without treatment....

  • Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    COMMON DRUG SHOWS PROMISE AGAINST LYMPHEDEMA

    Researchers in two new pilot studies report that ketoprofen, a common anti-inflammatory drug, significantly eases swelling and other...

    Skin, Drugs
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    HOSPITAL BED SHEETS STILL GERMY DESPITE WASHING

    Despite being washed with industrial detergent in high, disinfecting temperatures, hospital sheets still were contaminated with the...

    Hospital
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    STROKE RATES HIGHER AMONG POT USERS

    A new study says that smoking marijuana could raise the risk for any stroke by 15 percent and 29 percent for an ischemic stroke - the...

    Stroke
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    CDC: NEARLY HALF IN U.S. ARE TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT

    In a national health survey, 49.3 percent of people aged 20 and older said they'd tried to lose weight over the past 12 months, the...

  • Study: Let the Sun In to Cut Down on Germs By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    STUDY: LET THE SUN IN TO CUT DOWN ON GERMS

    In a new study, about 12 percent of bacteria, on average, were able to reproduce in dark rooms, compared with 6.8 percent in sunlit...

  • Did da Vinci's Genius Stem From 'Lazy Eye'? By Web MD   -   Oct 19, 2018

    DID DA VINCI'S GENIUS STEM FROM 'LAZY EYE'?

    A scientist believes that Leonardo da Vinci had strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes, which may have forced the artist to rely on...

    Eye
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    SELF-CONTROL KEY TO WEIGHT LOSS, BRAIN SCANS SHOW

    Brain scans reveal that people who are better at losing weight have more activity in regions of the brain associated with self-control,...

    Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    PREECLAMPSIA TIED TO TRIPLING OF DEMENTIA LATER

    Women with a history of preeclampsia were 3.4 times more likely to suffer from vascular dementia later in life, researchers have found....

    Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    STUDY: SKIN CREAMS MAY BE OK DURING RADIATION

    Contrary to the usual advice, a new study has found that, unless applied very heavily, skin creams did not raise the radiation dose...

    Skin, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    PROTECTIVE USE OF ANTIVIRALS CUTS NEW HIV CASES

    In a study of gay men who did not have HIV who were given antiviral drugs protectively, the number of new HIV infections fell from...

    Drugs
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    3-DRUG THERAPY MIGHT BE CYSTIC FIBROSIS ADVANCE

    In what researchers call “a breakthrough,” two clinical trials have found that two different three-drug treatment plans could help...

    Plan, Drugs, Cures
  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    DON'T WANT ROSACEA? DRINKING COFFEE MIGHT HELP

    New research appears to challenge longstanding wisdom that those who struggle with rosacea should avoid both caffeine and hot drinks...

  • By Web MD   -   Oct 18, 2018

    EXPERTS SOUND WARNING ABOUT 'BABY BOXES'

    There's no proof that cardboard baby reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome , and they may pose other risks, British researchers...

    Baby