Shares May 31, 2015 11:22 PM EDT
The states of Rhode Island and Utah are experiencing a sudden significant increase of sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases not only among the young adults and the LGBT community. And they are pointing their fingers on dating apps such as Grindr and Tinder.
Shares May 31, 2015 06:28 PM EDT
A class of cancer drugs called checkpoint inhibitors boost the body’s immune system to fight cancer. New research may extend the use of these drugs to selected patients with colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and other tumors where they currently do not see…
Shares May 29, 2015 07:28 PM EDT
More than 150 people who came into contact with the New Jersey man who died of Lassa fever this week have been identified. However, only about six people are at high risk for developing the disease.
Shares May 29, 2015 07:23 PM EDT
A British study has found that when you ask about drinking on weekends and special occasions, the amount of alcohol people say they consume is much more accurate.
Shares May 29, 2015 06:45 PM EDT
Summers is the time of year of thunderstorms, tornados, and downed power lines. Here are some tips on what to do to keep the food in your refrigerator and freezer safe.
Shares May 28, 2015 07:35 PM EDT
Olive oil has been in use since 4,000 BC and is still used worldwide for flavor and health benefits.
Shares May 28, 2015 07:26 PM EDT
A group of researchers say that such gene panel testing may not be valid as yet and may not be useful for determining the care for a given patient who has these genes.
Shares May 27, 2015 07:41 PM EDT
A large study has found that elderly people who drink that much have hearts with thicker walls and larger chambers than those who do not. These changes appear to be more likely to occur in women.
Shares May 27, 2015 07:27 PM EDT
Many companies now offer genetic testing that is supposed to show an individual’s risk of developing certain diseases, but there is still a lot of varying opinions on those risks.
Shares May 26, 2015 07:53 PM EDT
A Swedish study suggests that waiting a few minutes to cut the cord may be linked to better motor and social skills later in childhood. This link may be stronger in boys than in girls.
Shares May 26, 2015 07:40 PM EDT
Climate change will help spread the pesky ragweed plant through Europe. Europeans should prepare to sneeze and sniffle.
Shares May 26, 2015 07:33 PM EDT
The FDA has approved an implantable device to treat severe back and leg pain by delivering electrical pulses to the spinal cord.
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