Saturday, February 14, 2015
A six-day old premature baby has become the youngest infant to receive a heart transplant at a U.S. hospital, doctors and her proud parents said Thursday.
Friday, February 13, 2015
American parents may not have the resources of the National Security Agency, but it's not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids.
Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
Felicia Zander had a brain hemorrhage when she was six and spent more than a year in and out of hospital for X-rays, MRIs and about a dozen operations under general anesthetic.
The largest-ever DNA probe into obesity has thrown up scores of clues for the inherited factors behind a worsening health problem, researchers said on Wednesday.
Stroke experts are reporting a major advance: Stents similar to the ones used to open clogged heart arteries also can be used to clear a blood clot in the brain, greatly lowering the risk a patient will end up disabled.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
An experimental “smart insulin” that acts for 14 hours has shown promise in mice and could be tested in people with type 1 diabetes in two years, researchers said Monday.
The head of the World Health Organization on Tuesday described universal healthcare as a powerful tool to fight inequality, hailing countries such as Singapore, which last month introduced a safety net for the poor and elderly.
Damage to the brain's outer layer caused by smoking may be reversible after quitting, but it could take years, a study said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Council of Agriculture's (COA) Bureau of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Quarantine (BAPHIQ) released the newest set of data yesterday from samples submitted on Feb.