Everyone takes work home with them sometimes. But in civil war-torn South Sudan, some health workers take …
South Sudan
NEW YORK – Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on …
drug addiction
The astronomer Carl Sagan said that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Last …
sepsis
Kansas' conservative governor vetoed a bill Thursday that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, …
Medicaid program
Diandra Toyos suspects her children may have been eyed by human traffickers at an IKEA …
human trafficking
LONDON – Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, with more than 300 million people suffering. …
mental health
WASHINGTON -- Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 last year - the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of …
Pedestrian deaths
The Ohio governor unveiled a plan Thursday that targets the place where experts say many opioid addictions begin — the doctor's office. Gov. John Kasich's order limits the amount of opiates …
Kasich
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation was not associated with lowered risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in premature infants and may be associated with elevated …
DHA
Back in 2015, Brazil reported a horrific a surge in birth defects. Thousands of babies were born with brain damage and abnormally small heads, a condition called microcephaly. Scientists …
Zika
Blind tadpoles with eyes grafted onto their tails could process visual information after being treated with a neurotransmitter drug. Credit: Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University If you've ever …
Blind Tadpoles
Most adult binge drinkers are not being asked about alcohol use by their physicians, nor are they being counseled about the risks of excess drinking or advised to reduce their drinking, new …
Binge Drinkers
THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Weight and gender differences between donors and recipients can affect the success of kidney transplants, a new study says. Researchers …
Kidney Transplant Success
March 30 (UPI) --Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have created an online metabolic calculator to predict a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes. A study of …
risk factors