WHO says e-cigarettes, ‘smoke-free’ products do not help reduce cancer

Geneva, July 29, 2019 - Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday,...

Teens, young adults more likely to try drugs during summer, US study finds

New York, July 24, 2019 — A study by researchers from New York University shows that in the United States more than a third...

Study: Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

Washington DC, July 24, 2019 — Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard...

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life

Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise...

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems

People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other...

Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise

Obese people who engaged in resistance training were more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat that has been linked to...

Listening to music may ease cancer patients’ pain

Taipei, June 16, 2019 -- Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients’ pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite...

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date

EpiPens and other auto-injectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled...

Mediterranean diet tied to better memory for diabetics

People with diabetes may have better brain function if they follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy...

Gallbladders may be removed too often

New York, May 9, 2019 -- Many patients with gallstones and abdominal pain don’t feel better after a procedure to remove their gallbladder, and...