Brains of adults raised in orphanages with deprived conditions were 8.6% smaller than those who have not been through any form of deprivation, shows brain scans of 67 young adults, exposed to severely depriving conditions as children...
This was the first time a blood clot had been found in an astronaut in space, so there was no established method of treatment in zero gravity; Blood clot expert Dr. Stephan Moll, professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, consulted NASA on how to treat the US astronaut.
In parallel with this trend, the percentage of women seeking cosmetic surgeries has gone up dramatically, with butt and lower body lift increasing by 4295% and 256%.
The announcement has public health experts worried who believe flavors attract kids, and that even menthol is a flavor
This trend of children ending up in intensive care is being fuelled by suspected suicide cases among under-19s who have overdosed on legal or prescription opioid drugs
The researchers measured the children's motor skills and found that maternal obesity during pregnancy was strongly associated with lower motor skills in boys
The cream contained methylmercury, a form of organic mercury, making it the first known case of such poisoning in the US
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy refer to a range of clinical conditions, all of which include high blood pressure during pregnancy. Such disorders complicate more than 10% of pregnancies worldwide and are a leading cause of maternal and fetal illness and death
Traditional risk factors for developing stomach cancer among older Americans, such as smoking tobacco or binge drinking, did not appear to correlate with its early onset counterpart
Mutations were present in up to 15% of the sperm cells in fathers, information that could not be determined through other means, such as blood samples, say experts
Engaging in recommended amounts of leisure-time physical activity was associated with a significantly lower risk for breast, colon (men only), endometrial, kidney, myeloma, liver cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (women only).
Health authorities link the US outbreaks to travelers who brought measles back from other countries, including Israel, Ukraine and the Philippines
The US spent $572.7 million in 2016 to treat children born with this condition called neonatal abstinence syndrome, which occurs when a baby withdraws from certain drugs he/she was exposed to in the mother’s womb.
CDC has issued an updated clinical guidance which recommends that patients be clinically stable before discharge and calls for follow-up with a clinical provider within 48 hours of hospital discharge
Researchers found that every additional exposure to a unique class of antibiotics significantly increased the associated development of allergic disease. The reason could be that exposure to multiple antibiotics may negatively affect the gut bacteria of an infant
The disease spreads through exchange of body fluids, especially saliva, giving it the name 'kissing disease'. It is usually not fatal, and no treatment other than rest is needed in most cases
The supply of certified applied behavior analysis providers fell below the benchmark in 49 states, with only Massachusetts exceeding the required numbers, shows analysis.
The damage to the patient's lungs is caused by a rare lung disease, typically seen in industry metal workers, according to doctors who treated the patient.
The condition, which also affects 1 in 4 young adults, can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
The vaccine, which combines two drugs, cleared mice brain of proteins and plaque responsible for memory loss and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, claims regarding abortion 'reversal' treatment are not based on science and do not meet clinical standards.
These man-made chemicals are found all over the world, even in places far away from industrial sites or from agricultural areas, such as the Arctic circle
He Jiankui, who was convicted of practicing medicine without a license, was also fined 3 million yuan ($430,000) by a court in the southern city of Shenzhen
The research team, however, warns that the study is not a clinical trial and they do not recommend these medications to all women
The drug replenished the levels of dopamine, a chemical that is lost in Parkinson's patients, leading to issues with movement, say researchers
Prices for US private insurance are significantly higher than those seen under other kinds of health systems, say experts. Americans have spent $3.65 trillion on healthcare in 2018 alone
According to researchers, compared to women born in November, more women died from heart disease if they were born between March and July, peaking in April, while those born in December had the lowest cardiovascular disease-related death
People who are both long nappers and long sleepers are 85% more likely to later have a stroke than people who are moderate sleepers and nappers, shows analysis.
Vegans do not get enough vitamin B12 in their diet, a nutrient crucial to prevent irreversible nerve damage and other movement issues
Researchers also found that the prevalence of obesity will approach 60% in some states and no state will have an obesity prevalence of less than 35%
These protective benefits extend to a variety of chili peppers — belonging to the capsicum species — consumed in different ways throughout the world, say researchers
Experts have observed a spike in e-cigarette use among teens with the percentage of teen users jumping to 28% in 2019 from 20% last year.
In the United States, more than two in three adult women are overweight or obese. These women are more prone to developing breast cancer because fat produces a hormone called estrogen, which, in turn, drives the growth of tumors, say scientists.
Among the men who were born small, researchers found that 8.3% had been diagnosed or were being treated for infertility as compared to 5.7% of men born with the appropriate weight
Most of the world heard about Big Dick Energy or BDE after Ariana Grande, the then-fiancee of Pete Davidson, went on to talk about his organic meat.
The analysis identified 109 gene variants that affect the risk for more than one psychiatric disorder. Researchers found evidence that genes associated with multiple disorders also show increased expression beginning in the second trimester of pregnancy
As of 2012, the US had 510 independent abortion clinics open. Fast forward to November 2019, the numbers have plummeted to 344
It has generally been assumed that patients get the bacteria during their stay in the hospital, but the study suggests that there is a large pool of people who carry the organism that goes unrecognized and may pass it on to others and/or develop an infection themselves.
The risk is higher among women who use the frozen embryo transfer method -- the incidence being 44.4 per 100 000 -- which is more than two-fold higher than children born to fertile women
About 56% of vaping-related lung injury victims used Dank Vapes, which can be easily found in the black market
After the surgery, the man's testosterone levels reached the normal range and his testicles will now carry sperm, say doctors. He can father children — but through in vitro fertilization for now
The procedure had replaced the patient's blood DNA with that of his donor. The foreign DNA managed to find its way into the patient's cheeks, lips and semen.
The CDC predicts that flu activity might peak between December and February, showing a 40% chance of a peak in December, a 30% chance of a peak in January, and a 25% chance of a peak in February.
Women experienced more than twice the mood decline as men following both 2016 US election and 2017 presidential inauguration, suggesting that the political discourse surrounding issues of gender and sexism throughout the presidential campaign may have disproportionately affected women.
Heart transplant recipients with long-term exposure to air pollution over several years had a 26% greater risk for death due to infection for every 10 microgram per cubic meter increase in PM2.5 levels, says a new study
The 10-hour time-restricted eating resulted in weight loss, reduced belly fat, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and more stable blood sugar and insulin levels for participants, shows a clinical study.
Based on the analysis, researchers conclude that the method of childbirth does not play a significant role in determining the risk of obesity in the child.
In states like Kentucky, Nebraska and Oklahoma, doctors are required to tell patients that a treatment of progesterone can help the pregnancy continue after they have taken abortion medication
Almost half of the pregnancies in the US are unplanned, and about 12% of women between the ages of 15 and 49 use birth control pills. Despite this, about 9% of them become pregnant each year.
Harvard University sociologist says in utero exposure to police killings of unarmed blacks in the residential environment markedly reduced the health of black infants but not for other groups.