UMass Memorial Introduces 'HeartFlow Planner,' 3D Tech For Artery DiseaseDoctors at UMass Memorial are for the first time using the HeartFlow Planner to get a clearer picture of blockages in the coronary arteries.
Study: 'Tough Guys' May Be At Higher Risk Of SuicideMen die by suicide three and a half times more often than women and a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that so-called "tough guys" may be at especially high risk.
Young Children Being Poisoned By Pills Taken Out Of Original Packaging, Study FindsYoung children are accidentally ingesting dangerous pills due to pills being taken out of their child-safe packaging, according to a study by the Journal of Pediatrics.
More Handwashing In Aiports Could Slow Global Disease Spread By 70%, Study SaysThere continues to be concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus worldwide. Most health professionals say the best way to prevent the spread is good handwashing. But is that true?
Medications May Lower Risk Of 'Broken Heart' After Loss Of Loved One, Study SaysAccording to a new study, common cardiac medications may help reduce the risk of "broken heart" syndrome after the death of a loved one.
Prebiotics May Slow Skin Cancer Tumor Growth In Mice, Study FindsA new study finds that prebiotics could help fight the deadliest form of skin cancer.
One HPV Vaccine Dose May Be As Effective As Multiple, Study FindsResearchers looked at more than 130,000 females and found that one dose of the HPV vaccine was as effective as multiple doses.
Second Wave Of Flu Infections Upon Us, CDC SaysInfluenza A infections have risen in the past few weeks, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Eggs May Not Be Unhealthy For The Heart, Study SaysFor years doctors have warned people with high cholesterol not to eat too many eggs, but a new large study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds regular egg consumption may not be that bad for the heart.
Study Finds Normal Resting Heart Rate Varies WidelyWhat is a normal resting heart rate? According to a new study from the Scripps Research Translational Institute, there is huge variability from person to person.
Harsh Alarm Sounds May Cause People To Feel GroggierThe sound of your morning alarm may determine how alert you feel when you wake up.
Childhood Flu May Protect Against Future FluA new study finds the type of flu you got as a child may help protect you against that same type as an adult.
Some Antioxidants May Protect Against Alzheimer's, Study FindsAlzheimer's disease affects some six million Americans. A new study published in the journal "neurology" finds that certain antioxidants may have a protective effect.
American Life Expectancy Increased For First Time In 4 Years, CDC SaysIn 2018, life expectancy increased for the first time in four years, according to the Centers of Disease Control.
Wearing A Mouth Guard Could Protect Against ConcussionsConcussion is the most common injury in youth ice hockey but a new study finds wearing a simple device could reduce a child's risk.