American women are twice as likely to die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth than Canadian women. The United States is one of only 13 countries where the maternal mortality rate rose since 1990.
An analysis of medical records has found an association between taking L-DOPA, commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease, and a reduced risk or delayed start of an eye condition called macular degeneration.
If you want to delay dying, you might as well begin walking some more. A new study released by an independent medical research group showed that increasing your number of steps per day can help reduce your overall mortality risk by around 46%.
Parents talking with their teens about sex, expecially when the mothers take part in the conversation, helps reduce risky behavior on the part of the teens. Teens who reported having these conversations with their parents tended to exhibit safer sex behavior a…
For a couple who’s planning to have children or a family with small tots, there’s no better time to get a pet dog than today. According to a new Swedish study, keeping pets may be beneficial in preventing asthma among young children.