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?
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.
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.
Harvard Researchers Create 'Body-On-Chips' That May Allow Safer Drug TestingResearchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have created a way to see how the drugs will affect the human body without testing it on people.
Study Shows 'Water Pill' May Help Reduce Some Autism Symptoms In Young KidsA drug used to treat heart failure for decades may improve behavioral symptoms in some young children with autism.
Boston Researchers Say Marijuana May Harm Your HeartLocal doctors are sounding the alarm about the potential harms marijuana could have on the heart.
Study Finds Tea Drinking May Reduce Depression In SeniorsA new study finds that older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed.
MGH Researchers Behind 'CoolSculpting' Invent New Way To Get Rid Of FatLocal researchers have an invented a new way to dissolve unwanted fat without the hassle of other treatments currently available.
Researchers Find Salt Could Be Used To Treat CancerThere may be a new weapon to attack cancer cells with less harm to the patient, and it you can probably find it right on your kitchen table. It’s salt, which is also called sodium chloride.
Study Shows Public Workplace Encouragement May Prompt More Women To LeadA new study identifies at least one way that companies can help women lead.