Physical weakness can be an early predictor of kidney failure, in some patients.
In most cases, excess weight is never a good thing. Yet recent findings found that in a rare health twist, older adults with type 2 diabetes who have normal to average body mass indexes (BMI) are at an increased risk of mortality over heavier individuals with the same health problem.
Continuous technological advances are helping make headway in the medical world. Now, recent findings published in the journal Trends in Microbiology show that health-related data collected from social media websites can help to track, predict and even prevent certain health conditions-including the...
Previous studies have shown that mindful meditation can help to ease anxiety and mental stress. Now, recent findings published in the journal Mindfulness showed that meditating can also help boost creativity.
For children, the occurrence of breast and colorectal cancers are rare. However, when they do occur, they're more likely to be aggressive and harder to treat, according to recent findings that will be presented this week at the 2014 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons.
Obesity in America has become a severe public health crisis. Estimates show that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, costing $147 billion annually in medical costs for related health issues.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's hospital have made an amazing discovery. They've successfully constructed miniature human stomachs by using stem cells in order to study various diseases that affect the human stomach.
Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry reveal that those who've spent time in prison are also at an increased risk of committing suicide.
Studies show that binge drinking can drastically harm the brain. Yet now, recent findings published in The Journal of Neuroscience also show that binge drinking can dramatically cause key changes in the organ, linking to memory deficits that will continually worsen as the affected individual ages.
More awareness helps to promote understanding and acceptance of Autism--a behavioral health problem that's estimated to affect 1 in 68 children throughout the United States. A recent study looks at how a new play method may enhance social skills among children dealing with the medical problem.
Certain prostate cancer medications may unfortunately increase the risk of cardiovascular problems in men. Recent findings published in the journal BJU International show that these medications should be thoroughly studied, weighing both the pros and cons of use, before deciding to include them.