Scientists Develop Frostbite Treatment Spray For EmergenciesMany people are hitting the slopes this time of year, and one common concern is frostbite. But researchers have developed a new spray that could help stop frostbite in its tracks.
Nurses' Lack Of Sleep Could Affect Patient Safety And Care, Study SaysNurses aren't getting enough sleep, which may impact patient care and safety, according to a new study by NYU.
Study Shows Even Light Drinking Can Increase Cancer RiskResearchers found drinking as little as one drink a day for 10 years was associated would increase overall cancer risk by five percent.
Broken Heart Syndrome Can Be Brought on By Stress, Study FindsResearchers find that not only can loss of a loved one break someone's heart, but extreme stress can also do it as well.
Mammograms May Help Identify Heart Disease, Researchers SayMammograms are routinely used to screen for breast cancer in women, but there's mounting evidence that they may also help identify women at risk for heart disease.
Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment Want More Side Effects Information, Survey SaysMany patients diagnosed with cancer undergo chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or all three. According to a new survey, some wish they had been given more information about side effects.
Possible New Type Of Vaping-Related Illness Identified By Canadian DoctorsThere have been more than 2,000 cases of vaping-related lung injury in the U.S., but Canadian doctors may have identified another type of lung disease linked to vaping.
Study Shows Half Of Middle-Aged Adults Worry About Developing DementiaMany middle-aged adults worry they will develop dementia but are turning to unproven strategies to reduce their risk.
Certain Diet Is Better At Fighting Off The Flu Than Others, Study SaysA new study finds that you may want to ditch the pasta if you come down with the flu.
Melanoma Rates Dropping In Young People, Skin Cancer Study SaysMelanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but a new study published in JAMA Dermatology finds melanoma rates are actually dropping, at least in young people. Melanoma is linked to exposing skin to ultraviolet light (UV), most notably through sunburns during childhood.
Former FDA Adviser Wants LASIK Eye Surgery Taken Off MarketLASIK surgery has been used by an estimated 20 million Americans to improve distance vision, but a former FDA adviser is calling for it to be pulled from the market.
Simple Blood Test May One Day Detect Early Breast CancerWithin five years, there could be a simple blood test available for early detection of breast cancer which will be cost-effective and easier than mammography.
Pacifier Developed To Read Blood Sugar Level For Babies With Type I DiabetesMonitoring the blood sugar of babies and young children with type one diabetes can be painful.
MIT Engineers Create New Quick-Binding Surgical TapeInspired by the sticky substance that helps spiders catch their prey, researchers at MIT have developed a super strong surgical tape.
Study Shows Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of Autism, ADHDA new study finds taking acetaminophen late in pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of having a child with autism or ADHD.