The American Psychiatric Association (APA) plans to revise their language on ADHD in the forthcoming issue of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in order to expand availability of treatment.
Not everybody can afford clinic-based therapy sessions for weight reduction for kids. Now, a new study has shown that simple, basic steps can be just as effective as other weight-control programs.
Poor levels of physical activity coupled with an unhealthy diet are raising the risk of today's teens growing up to have serious health complications, says a new study.
Women going through menopause who suffer from hot flashes or night sweats had less symptoms when they took a Chinese herbal formula, according to a new study published in the latest edition of Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society.
Two people in China have died after being infected with H7N9 avian influenza and a third person is in critical condition with a virus that had not previously been transmitted to humans, Chinese officials said Sunday.
Women going through menopause should reconsider taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for symptoms as a new study published March 29 showed that combined HRT may raise the risk of getting breast cancer.
Synthetic biology took a giant step forward with the announcement that scientists have created the missing key to creating computers that function in human cells.
Exposure to air pollution at an early stage of pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects in newborns, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine.
Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, has been reported to be slightly better after being admitted in hospital and is now in good spirits, according to the office of President Jacob Zuma.
Using monounsaturated oils to cook may reduce the fat around the belly, according to a new study. Researchers say that certain vegetable oils may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome in people.
J&J's diabetes drug is now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Friday.
The nation's 5.4 million people living with early-stage Alzheimer's are finding hope in each other.
A doctor was arrested for second-degree manslaughter when a woman died during a reckless liposuction procedure.
Who will be prescribed medicinal marijuana in Massachusetts may end up a question to be resolved between patients and their doctors based on draft rules issued Friday by the state Department of Public Health.