80,000 Deaths Caused By Flu Last Season, CDC SaysAn estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Too Many Children Injured By Baby Walkers, Study FindsWhile some parents may think infant walkers are a way to give young children more independence, pediatricians are once again warning the public that they are a safety hazard.
Crohn's Disease Patients Test Experimental Stem Cell TreatmentScientists in the UK have launched a new clinical study to test the use of a stem cell treatment for the inflammatory bowel disease.
Get Paid To Eat Avocados For Six Months In New Belly Fat StudyResearchers from Loma Linda University, Penn State, Tufts University and the University of California, Los Angeles will pay you to eat avocados every day for six months.
Experimental Brain Cancer Treatment For Dogs Could One Day Help HumansResearchers are working on developing new treatment options, and one regimen is currently being tested in dogs with a canine version of the cancer.
Aspirin Disappoints For Avoiding First Heart Attack, StrokeTaking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don't outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds.
There's "No Safe Level Of Alcohol," Major New Study ConcludesA large new report warns that the harms of alcohol greatly outweigh any potential beneficial effects. The authors of the study, which looks at data on 28 million people worldwide, determined that considering the risks, there is "no safe level of alcohol."
Feeling Lonely? You Might Need To Get More Sleep, Study Says Lack of sleep may be ruining your social life, new research has found. A study published in the journal Nature Communications found that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined to engage with others.
Multi-Gene Test May Find Risk Of Heart Disease And MoreYou know your cholesterol, your blood pressure... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one day help identify people at high risk of a youthful heart attack in time to help.
Rate Of Pregnant Women Addicted To Opioids Skyrocketed In 15 Years, CDC SaysAs the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.
Inducing Labor Avoids C-Section For Some Moms, Study FindsA large study of first-time moms finds that they are less likely to need a cesarean delivery if labor is induced at 39 weeks rather than waiting for it to start on its own.