Health

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

London, Sept 3, 2019 - Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s...

Restless legs syndrome linked with self-harm and suicide risk

Philadelphia, August 29, 2019 -- Having a diagnosis of restless legs syndrome may also signal an increased risk for self-harm, suicidal thoughts and suicide,...

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly...

Atlanta, August 23, 2019 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe...

Parents can do better to keep their pot away from children

Denver, August 23, 2019 -- As legal cannabis use becomes increasingly common in the U.S., most parents say they keep their pot out of...

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment

Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and...

Lung cancer: Researchers identify two distinct modes of propagation

New York, Aug 13, 2019 — Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in the US have identified two distinct pathways for the development of lung...

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies

Washington DC, August 8, 2019 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to...

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...