C-SECTION IS NOT TIED TO OBESITY IN CHILDREN

A large new study found no link between the method of birth and obesity.

FOR THE HOLIDAYS, THE GIFT OF SELF-CARE

A Buddhist teacher offers five simple steps to quiet your mind and soothe your stress any time of year.

 
 
 

MARGARET LAWRENCE, 105, DIES; PIONEERING BLACK FEMALE PSYCHOANALYST

She overcame many hurdles, including rejection by Cornell's medical school, which told her a black man before her “didn't work out.”

PETE FRATES, WHO PROMOTED THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE, DIES AT 34

The former college baseball player's involvement in the viral trend helped raise more than $100 million toward fighting A.L.S.

 
 
 

MARIE CLAIRE EDITOR DEPARTING FOR HEALTH START-UP

Anne Fulenwider joins a handful of magazine women who have left their posts for new ventures.

WE BEAT SLEEP APNEA. IT SHOULD BE EASIER FOR YOU TO DO IT, TOO

The consequences of ignoring the condition can be severe, but the health system puts up barriers to treatment.

 
 
 

WHEN DRUG SIDE EFFECTS POSE REAL DANGERS

The rule of thumb in medicine - first, do no harm - has as its corollary that the expected benefits of treatment should outweigh its...

EVEN A LITTLE ALCOHOL MAY RAISE CANCER RISK

Associations between drinking and cancer were particularly strong for cancers of the mouth, throat, stomach and colon.

 
 
 

BAN ON SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS MAY PASS AFTER ALL

Congress is close to a deal that would resolve billing disputes between doctors and insurance companies.

NEW THERAPIES HELP PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA COPE WITH DEPRESSION

Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues.

 
 
 

TWO NEW DRUGS HELP RELIEVE SICKLE-CELL DISEASE. BUT WHO WILL PAY?

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.

WHEN A DNA TEST SAYS YOU'RE A YOUNGER MAN, WHO LIVES 5,000 MILES AWAY

After a bone marrow transplant, a man with leukemia found that his donor's DNA traveled to unexpected parts of his body. A crime lab...

 
 
 

SURGEONS TRANSPLANT A TESTICLE FROM ONE BROTHER TO HIS TWIN

The rare operation has implications for wounded soldiers, accident victims, cancer patients and those undergoing sex reassignment.

HER HEART STOPPED FOR 6 HOURS. NOW SHE'S READY TO GO BACK TO WORK

Audrey Mash got caught in a snowstorm while hiking in the Pyrenees. Doctors say she experienced the longest period of cardiac arrest...

 
 
 

DENMARK RAISES ANTIBIOTIC-FREE PIGS. WHY CAN'T THE U.S.?

American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there's...

TROUBLED CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IS SUED OVER TODDLER WHO DIED AFTER SURGERY

North Carolina Children's Hospital and several of its doctors are accused of failing to warn parents about known problems within the...

 
 
 

PREMATURE BABIES AT HIGHER DIABETES RISK

Infants born prematurely were at increased risk of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in ensuing decades.

GOVERNMENT STUDYING WIDELY USED CHEMICALS LINKED TO HEALTH ISSUES

The class of chemicals, known as PFAS, was used in nonstick pans, stain-resistant clothes and firefighting foam and is found in drinking...

 
 
 

HEALTH SPENDING GREW MODESTLY, NEW ANALYSIS FINDS

For the first time in many years, the government reported that spending on health care last year grew more slowly than the economy...

7 HEROIN USERS DIE FROM FLESH-EATING BACTERIA IN SAN DIEGO

County health officials are asking the medical community to be on the lookout for additional cases of myonecrosis, a bacterial infection...

 
 
 



Women With Advanced Breast Cancer Can Safely Use Palbociclib

Women With Advanced Breast Cancer Can Safely Use Palbociclib

Women who receive palbociclib to treat their advanced breast cancer and have a gene alteration that can lead to a condition known as benign ethnic neutropenia , can use the... Read more ...

Smoking may Raise Diabetes Risk in Pregnant Women

Smoking may Raise Diabetes Risk in Pregnant Women

Smoking during pregnancy may increase gestational diabetes risk, which raises the dangers of pregnancy and the chances of birth complications, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Exercise Could Help Reduce the Side-effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy

Exercise Could Help Reduce the Side-effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy

Prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to decrease the side-effects of hormone therapy, reports a new study. Read more ...

The same type of psychiatrists who profit from the mass drugging of children...

The same type of psychiatrists who profit from the mass drugging of children with mind-altering medications now claim President Trump is losing his mind and needs to be removed from power

The fake news media is getting faker by the day, with a new absurd claim that President Trump's mental health is “deteriorating” due to the potentially “catastrophic outcomes”... Read more ...

One in three hospitals in England raised car park prices last year

One in three hospitals in England raised car park prices last year

Hospitals in England collected more than £254million in parking charges from patients, visitors and staff last year and almost nine out of 10 people say parking at hospital... Read more ...

Dirty vaccines are proof that the RISKS outweigh the benefits - a look into...

Dirty vaccines are proof that the RISKS outweigh the benefits - a look into the health repercussions from vaccines over the past 75 years

Many people still believe today that Dr. Jonas Salk was the “God” of cult pharmacology because he invented the polio vaccine. But did he? In actuality, all he did was conduct... Read more ...

Validity of Visual Assessment of Sit to Stand After Hip Fracture

Validity of Visual Assessment of Sit to Stand After Hip Fracture

Background and Purpose: When treating older adults post-hip fracture, physical therapists routinely assess the sit-to-stand task using observational analysis. Studies have... Read more ...

UPDATED: New international E. coli outbreak hits 3 U.S. states, 5 Canada...

UPDATED: New international E. coli outbreak hits 3 U.S. states, 5 Canada provinces

State and federal officials are investigating a new multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. The outbreak is associated with Fresh Express brand chopped salad kits... Read more ...

Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Law

Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Law

A Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions was upheld Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more ...

Taking a Few Deep Breaths Is the Simplest Thing You Can Do to Reduce Stress

Taking a Few Deep Breaths Is the Simplest Thing You Can Do to Reduce Stress

Lately, I have experienced heart-racing, stomach-turning signs of stress interrupting my day and ruining my ability to sleep through the night more times than I can count. I... Read more ...