Whole body MRI scans may lead to unnecessary follow-up tests that are not only expensive, but also anxiety-inducing, experts say.
Anxiety, depression, and COVID-19 can be a bad combination for your brain — and your long-term health. Having anxiety and depression before a COVID infection increases the risk of developing lo...
Rob Schwartz, the son of the man made famous in the book Tuesday's with Morrie, has published a new volume of his late father's writings on life, love and joy.
A study over 15 years found an overall increase of 11% nationwide, with a 38% increase in the 18 to 44 age group. Yet nearly 30% of U.S. adults younger than 45 are unaware of common stroke sympto...
If you have type 2 diabetes, you could already be at a higher risk for heart disease without knowing it.
AI’s potential depends on how it’s used, Robert Califf, MD, said. “It could be used for tremendous gain or it could be used for tremendous harm.”
According to a recent study from Mexico, HPV has been found in breast cancer tissue, and in both malignant tumors and non-malignant breast disease.
Exercise is essential if you're living with type 2 diabetes and trying to keep blood sugar in check. To maximize exercise benefits, new research shows the best time of day to work out is in the a...
Every year at least 21,000 babies are stillborn in the United States. That’s about one in every 175 births, according to the CDC. Elizabeth O'Donnell wants to see that number fall.
Mayo Clinic researchers are working on saliva tests that may help figure out the type of obesity a person has and, based on the results, decide what may be the best course of action to treat it.
Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and their colleagues have found that their AI app appears to be useful in treating anxiety and depression.
Powassan virus is a rare and untreatable infection transmitted by ticks that can have fatal complications.
A new study finds physically active people have greater pain tolerance compared to sedentary people. And, those with higher levels of activity also had higher pain tolerance.
The man was paralyzed 11 years ago from a bike accident. He can now walk 100 to 200 meters (up to about 660 feet) at a time, and can stand without using his hands for two or three minutes.
There's a type of pain in the mouth and face that includes over 30 types of temporomandibular disorders, called TMDs, and they're hard to diagnose, leaving some patients on a long quest to find r...
A large study finds the minimally invasive intervention known as TEER (transcatheter edge-to-edge repair) effective for fixing tears in heart valves.
New research suggests current screening methods for sleep apnea may put Black patients at a disadvantage.
Experts consider claims that new weight loss medications cause hair loss. They find that hair loss is unlikely and actually more common with bariatric surgery.
Heart transplantation centers need to thoroughly evaluate and continue to weigh the risks and benefits of using hearts from active COVID-19 donors because they may offer worse outcomes for the re...
The FDA has approved a second nasal spray for reversing an opioid overdose.
A new study finds the trauma gunshot survivors experience can get worse as time goes by.
It’s a liquid, it’s a solid – no, it’s hydrogel! And it’s poised to transform everything from dentistry to brain implants.
Two new studies suggest that even when a person swallows something as potentially harmful as a razor blade or a magnet, a doctor's best course of action may be to let nature takes it course.
New research shows new moms tended to breastfeed their babies about two weeks longer than usual during the shelter-in-place period early in the COVID pandemic.
Cutting-edge research is highlighting the link between heavily symptomatic asthma and lung cancer. Here's what to know.
The FDA has approved the pill Rinvoq to treat moderate to severe Crohn's disease.
A new study says the fat that infiltrates your muscles appears to dramatically increase your risk of death.
Semaglutide represents an effective treatment option for teens with obesity, with the potential to reduce BMI below the obesity threshold.
Young men who gain the most weight in their late teens and early 20s appear to have a substantially increased risk of an aggressive form of prostate cancer and dying from the disease later in lif...
While most cases of mpox are spread via skin-to-skin contact, a new study reveals it's possible to catch the virus by touching a contaminated surface in a house or a hospital room.
Researchers believe antibodies against the common Epstein-Barr virus can damage the nervous system and cause severe MS symptoms MS, including problems with balance, mobility and fatigue.
A new report by Sapien Labs published this week used global data from 27,969 “Gen Z” young adults (ages 18-24) to focus on the possible relationship between childhood smartphone use and curre...
The federal government will, for the first time, bankroll a study on the effectiveness of overdose prevention sites, according to an announcement on May 8.
Just as the 3-year-old coronavirus public health emergency ended, COVID is still killing more than 100 people every day in the U.S., and amid widespread efforts to move on and drop protective mea...
If confirmed in large randomized clinical trials, a new study suggests that vitamin D supplementation could represent a possible strategy to reduce the burden of long COVID, say researchers.
In a new study, three medical residents reviewed 81 TikTok videos identified by a search for #crohnsdisease. All were posted since January 2021. They found of the 25% that were educational, 80% w...
One-tenth of parents have children who were overweight or obese, and over a quarter worry about their child’s weight, a new survey found.
Researchers say fetal exposure to cannabis in early pregnancy can reduce birth weight, and those effects can become more severe with continued use throughout pregnancy.
More and more data backs up hypnotherapy as a treatment for pain, anxiety, and more. But would it work for you? Here’s what to know.
The time of year when many believe suicide is more common may be incorrect.
A new study suggests marijuana may have a similar impact as smoking cigarettes, after finding that users had three times the risk of developing peripheral artery disease.
As AI algorithms ramps up, should patients be raging against the machine or encouraged that they might eventually be treated equally?
Adding obesity drugs to weight loss surgery helped patients lose more weight than using either option alone.
Northwestern University undergraduate students created a stabilizing pen system that allows people living with Parkinson’s Disease to write with a steady hand.
One way of increasing the uptake of screening for cervical cancer is mailing out self-collection HPV kits that woman can use in the comfort of their own home, say researchers.
A new study finds Black Americans are even less likely than whites to receive meds following a medical event.
A new clinical trial shows a "peanut patch" may help protect toddlers who have potentially dangerous peanut allergies.
Buildings large and small, in all kinds of industries around the world, are being built to gain and promote WELL certification. It began before the pandemic, but COVID-19 launched concerns about ...
A new study suggest toxic chemicals that develop from car exhaust, smoking and backyard grilling might increase your risk of developing the autoimmune disease.
A new study suggests people who are good surgical candidates for lung cancer appear to have a lower five-year survival rate if they opt to have radiation treatment instead of surgery.