Multiple sclerosis linked to lower levels of key nutrients in women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease.

March 3, 2015 0

Narcotic painkiller use tied to higher risk for depression

The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found.

March 2, 2015 0

More Americans surviving cancer today than 20 years ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64.

March 1, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

The quilt of life

Martha Ribbens finds meaning and purpose after a cancer diagnosis changed her life.

February 28, 2015 2

Think hookahs filter out tobacco toxins? Think again

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals.

February 28, 2015 0

“Munchies” research provides insight into brain chemistry

Marijuana use side effect could hold key in learning how to stimulate or suppress appetites.

February 27, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Worried about your newborn’s noisy, high-pitched breathing?

It could be stridor, a treatable problem with the larynx.

February 27, 2015 0

FDA OKs new varicose vein treatment

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says.

February 27, 2015 0

Troops in Middle East may be at risk for lung problems

Study found dust exposure poses health hazards.

February 26, 2015 0

Mighty Girl thrives

Alexandra, one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure in July, beat the odds and is 'doing great.'

February 25, 2015 2

U.S. dietary guidelines take aim at sugar

Nutritionists continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats.

February 25, 2015 0

Listen to your mother! Take a nap

Can a power nap really help counteract a short night?

February 24, 2015 0