The burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in US is projected to grow to 13.9 million, nearly 3.3% of the population in 2060–417 million people, says CDC....
A major public health concern, sepsis is the body's extreme response to an infection; Without timely treatment, it leads to tissue damage, organ failure, and death
The researchers recommend adopting approaches that focus on prevention to decrease the impact of the opioid crisis on mothers and their infants.
The boy, who is a former athlete, is doing well, says the medical team, adding that recovery will be an intense process and could take months
A study conducted with 5,600 community respondents from the southern states of the country has brought forth the struggles that LGBTQ members of society face when it comes to getting quality healthcare.
Doctors say trigger likely to be immune response to chemical in e-cigarette fluid.
Mosquitoes are the most common insect vector for West Nile virus, dengue virus, and Zika virus; Currently, there are no treatments or effective vaccines against these viruses
Anti-inflammatory drugs such as prednisolone help people deal with allergy, asthma, arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
There is currently no definitive treatment, so prevention is critical in reducing the number of people affected. Hence, if scientists are able to predict an epidemic, healthcare providers would be better positioned to prevent and control it
The findings, based on a survey of 2,000 sexually active Americans, reveals that people are misinformed about health
Experts found the compound in lung fluids from all the 29 tested patients. So far, 2,051 confirmed and probable US lung injury cases and 39 deaths have been associated with vaping.
Referred to as fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), this is an emerging therapy to treat a type of infection called Clostridium difficile in patients who do not respond to traditional treatments
The first patient—a 33-year-old hotel worker named Gerod Buckhalter—had trouble remaining sober for more than four months since the age of 15
Suicide rate in the 10-24 age-group have increased from 6.8 per 100,000 persons in 2007 to 10.6 in 2017, says the CDC analysis.
The first two cases of the new strain emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the 1983 and 1990, and the third sample showed up in Congo in 2001
This calculator can help both physicians and patients quantify the risks and benefits of weight-loss surgery and make informed decisions.
Less than 8% of these women with conditions such as heart diseases, breast cancer, epilepsy, high blood pressure, and diabetes, use the most effective forms of birth control, shows analysis
Early skin contact is promoted to improve delivery experience and success of breastfeeding.
Living in the vicinity of cattle or running face-first into a swarm of flies in a rural area could put people at risk of contracting the parasite, says the report
Patients who suffer from atypical anorexia nervosa are just as ill, medically and psychologically, as those with classic anorexia nervosa, even though their weight is in the normal range
Analysis shows that 20% of crowd-diagnosis requests were made after already getting a diagnosis from the doctor
Researchers say since 2014, e-cigarettes have been the most commonly used tobacco product among youth.
Heart failure grew by 10 million between 2011 and 2017 and is projected to increase by another 22 million by 2030, the study finds.
More than 36% of the children at 7 years old, who did not receive attention from their mothers, were found to have obesity, which is nearly double the national childhood obesity rate of 18.5%
Longer screen time, say researchers, hampers brain development in children; they recommend that parents must limit screen time for children - aged 2 to 5 years - to an hour a day
About 47% of Americans often feel alone, left out and lack meaningful connection with others, shows analysis of Twitter posts
The current outbreak is centered in Africa, which has already witnessed more than 1,800 deaths and over 2,700 infected cases.
An estimated 142,670 persons will die of lung cancer in the US in 2019, making it the leading cause of cancer-related deaths, says a study, which analyzed 441,812 lung cancer patients diagnosed between 2010-14.
The previous CDC estimates in early October put the number of fatalities at 24.
Nitrogen dioxide belongs to a group of gaseous air pollutants produced by road traffic and as a by-product of combustion, says the research team
1,250 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 31 US states, from January 1 to October 3, 2019, according to CDC.
The new compound was also able to assess the severity or stage of liver damage without the need for biopsy, an invasive procedure, which involves the surgical removal of liver tissue
The drug—acetaminophen—is used by more than 65% of women in the US and 50% in Europe during pregnancy, according to estimates
Deportation of undocumented immigrants became a cornerstone of the 2016 Republican presidential campaign, and the White House has maintained a hardline stance since then
9.2 million children and teens up to age 19 are treated for non-fatal injuries in emergency rooms and more than 12,000 die every year.
Researchers found that grandiose narcissism lowers stress levels and offsets symptoms of depression.
Among New York City schoolchildren who live within a half-block of a fast food outlet, 20% are obese and 38% are overweight, shows analysis.
Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the US and costs more than cancer and heart disease.
Antidepressants may help only about one-third of patients with major depressive disorder
The analysis examined the impact of medicinal cannabinoids on six mental health disorders. But there is a notable absence of high-quality evidence to properly assess its effectiveness and safety.
Over 3.6 million children were using e-cigarettes, with fruit, menthol and mint favours gaining popularity.
Analysis of the data revealed that at any given time, 3.5 to 5.9 per cent of the global population suffers from rare diseases.
The lack of universal flu vaccines was felt during the 2009 swine-flu pandemic, which claimed the lives of half-a-million people worldwide.
Over 3,000 heart attacks and strokes could have been prevented had first-time patients been prescribed alternative drugs, say researchers
UVB rays from a brief sun exposure, vitamin D and gut microorganisms have something in common: they boost good health
Such disorders - severe conditions triggered by a significant life event or trauma - are common and linked to poor mental and physical health, say experts
Over a million people die from active tuberculosis every year and the test aims to address this issue.
The company says fresh analysis indicated improvements in memory, orientation, and language of patients and if approved, this could very well be the first successful drug for the disease.
With 6.4 million Google searches every month, CBD left topics like meditation, vaccination, exercise and veganism among others much far behind
The annual number of new cases of anorexia among 8 to 12-year-olds in the UK and Ireland is around double that of a previous estimate in 2006.