A new study finds that hip fracture surgery is 'extremely successful' in returning patients to active lives and provides 'significant societal benefit and value.'
The first study to assess social inequalities following a national salt reduction program in the UK reveals that people from lower socioeconomic groups consume more salt.
Experts say Venice's response to the plague in the 14th century is an example of resilience management with valuable lessons for us on how to deal with today's threats, like Ebola.
For the first time, a missing protein has been linked with early signs of dementia. This protein, MK2/3, is essential for giving neurons the optimal shape for communicating memory.
A study that followed couples for 9 years of marriage reveals that those who smoke marijuana experience less intimate partner violence.
Using a spectroscopy technique employed by NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars to analyze rock samples, Chinese scientists find a way to identify toxic waste oil used in cooking.
A new study from Switzerland has found that EPO, a hormone used in the past as a performance-enhancing drug by athletes, could reduce brain injury as a result of premature birth.
Patients with MS who underwent a 12-week visual feedback training program using a Wii Balance Board System showed improved balance and changes in the brain.
A special kind of cell that has the power to turn into spinal cord, muscle and bone cells has been produced in the lab for the first time using stem cells.
A new study finds evidence that Neanderthals lived in Europe at the same time as modern humans for up to 5,400 years and suggests they died out gradually and not all at once.
Black carbon air pollution in China, which exceeds health guidelines, has been linked to increased risks for cardiovascular disease in women from the Yunnan province.
Annual deaths from prescription painkillers are, on average, 25% lower in states that legalize medical marijuana, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins researchers.
Study concludes exercise may slow cognitive aging, after it found older adults whose aortas were less stiff and were more aerobically fit did better on a cognitive test.
A new study published in the CMAJ finds that the risk of stroke is 39% higher among patients with cognitive impairment than those with normal cognitive function.
Taking 100 mg of aspirin a day reduced the risk of recurring blood clots for patients with venous thromboembolism by up to 42%, according to a new study.
The American Heart Association have issued a new policy statement urging e-cigarettes to be subject to a federal ban for minors, as well as strict marketing regulations.
For the first time, scientists have grown a fully functioning immune organ in mice from cells created outside the body. They say their findings could advance lab-grown organs.
New research examining state-specific differences in Medicaid policies may be having an impact on screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.
A new study finds that women who read the erotic Fifty Shades series are more likely to have unhealthy behaviors that are risk factors for abusive relationships.
Researchers from the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University shed light on how gender and sexual orientation affects orgasm occurrence.