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THURSDAY, July 27, 2017 -- A type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is increasingly common in the United States, so people need to be alert for signs of the disease, an expert says. About 700,000 new cases...
MONDAY, June 19, 2017 -- "You're doing that wrong!" Sound familiar, Moms? It should: A new poll finds that six out of 10 American mothers say they've been criticized for their parenting skills. It's called mommy-shaming, and it goes viral when...
WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 -- A severe head injury, especially during middle age, could dramatically boost the risk for developing dementia later in life, new research from Finland suggests. The investigation tracked dementia risk among people who had suffered a...
By Ben Hirschler | LONDON LONDON Google is betting on the potential of European biotech companies to deliver life-changing drugs...
SATURDAY, July 15, 2017 -- Researchers say a herpes virus similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that infects people has been found in mountain gorillas. The discovery may assist in the conservation of critically endangered mountain gorillas, according to scientists at...
THURSDAY, June 29, 2017 -- In the midst of another struggle over U.S. health care coverage, a new study finds that Americans who don't have health insurance face a significantly higher risk for premature death. "The evidence is overwhelming that...
THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 -- Could your smartphone prompt a toddler tantrum? Perhaps, a new study suggests. Young children whose parents interrupt family time by pulling out their smartphones or tablets appear more prone to misbehaviors, such as whining, sulking...
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of older U.S. adults are suffering facial fractures during recreational activities like biking, gardening and playing sports, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data from 2011-2015 on 20,519 emergency room visits for...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 -- An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, a new study suggests. Two hundred CFS patients did workouts for 12 weeks with phone or online video support from a...
TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 -- Acupuncture, a 3,000-year-old healing technique, received mixed reviews in two new studies from China -- one focusing on incontinence and the other on a cause of female infertility. A research team found acupuncture did improve...

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