Master Doctor Search: Medicine and Health
Know someone sick? Your own smell might give it away
Odors surround us, providing cues about many aspects of personal identity, including health status. Now, research extends the scope and significance of personal odors as a...
8 minutes ago - ScienceDaily
A fracture anywhere reduces bone density everywhere
New studies are among the first to associate fractures with systemic bone loss. They also begin the path to finding treatments that preserve long-term skeletal health and...
24 minutes ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Morning Break: Vascepa Cuts CV Event Risk; Tot To Keep Pot Tx; The First Anti-Vaxxers
Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
30 minutes ago - MedPageToday
How to help a friend who's struggling with mental health
Mental health nurse Laura Nuttall says encouraging them to see a GP is a "great stepping stone".
34 minutes ago - BBC
Golf clubs should introduce crèches to encourage more people to reap the sport's health benefits
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh believe clubs should work harder to make the sport less elusive so more people can reap its health benefits. Many believe it is...
1 hour ago - Daily Mail
Opioid controlled substance agreements safely reduce health care visits, study finds
Patients on long-term opioid therapy often have significantly more health care visits. But adhering to a standardized care process model for opioid prescriptions appears to...
1 hour ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
AP review: Drug prices keep going up despite Trump pressure
President Donald Trump has made reducing drug prices a key promise, but an Associated Press analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's mostly been business as...
1 hour ago - ABC News
Height may predict risk for varicose veins
Nicholas J. Leeper Genes that determine height may also play a role in the formation of varicose veins, with taller people at greater risk for developing the condition...
1 hour ago - Healio - 7 articles
The 2018 Men's Health Sleep Awards
7 essential products for a good night's sleep - and an even better morning.
1 hour ago - Mens health
Would You Pay $25 for a Nap in a Luxury Sleep Pod?
And you thought only kindergarteners needed naptime.
1 hour ago - Mens health
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The taller you are the more likely you are to suffer from varicose veins
Study of more than 490,000 people by Stanford University found that the genes that code for height may also cause valves in veins to break down. This might allow blood to flow...
Stepfathers are no more likely to kill children than biological parents
Researchers at the University of East Anglia challenged a long-held belief that children are more likely to be abused if they are looked after by one or more stepparent.
Place Where Older People Live Before Hospitalization may Influence...
New study highlights where people live before hospitalization may influence discharge planning and reducing hospital-readmission risk.
Gender, Race May Play a Key Role in Breast Cancer Screening
Gender and race may influence how black women deal with barriers to breast cancer screening, reveals a new study.
Online sperm donors are harassing women and pressuring them into unprotected sex
Growing numbers of women are reportedly using unregulated websites to find free sperm donors and are putting themselves at risk of abuse and STIs, experts have warned.
Smokers are more likely to develop multiple sclerosis and become disabled by...
The London-based charity The MS Society found that quitting smoking could delay the onset of untreatable secondary progressive MS by as much as eight years but most people are...
Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable...
A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases - around 23,000 a year - will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than by tobacco.
LGBT Community Has Poorer Mental Health Outcomes: Study
LGBT community has more number of poor mental health days than the general population, finds a new study
Scientists hail stem cell revolution to treat previously incurable conditions
They are the building blocks of human life. And scientists are increasingly convinced that stem cells are set to revolutionise the entire spectrum of medicine.
Hope for one-in 11 Britons as new shockwave blast offers an end to the agony...
The procedure, which can be carried out without an anaesthetic, uses a machine that directs blasts of ultrasound energy at the kidneys. The waves break up troublesome crystals...