Physicians build less rapport with obese patients, according to a study published in the medical journal, Obesity.
New guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is calling for all Americans aged 15 to 65, to get tested for HIV regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risk. The move aims to remove the stigma associated with HIV screening.
Documents released by a British court this week revealed a woman who, in a desperate attempt at a fourth child, impregnated her adopted teenage daughter using syringes of donor sperm purchased from the Internet.
Two new clinical trials looking into the use of gene therapy to treat heart failure are about to begin in the UK, the British Heart Foundation announced on Tuesday.
A team of researchers from Australia has now identified key biomarkers that will help them develop a blood test that can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, a condition that steals memory of older adults.
Mothers who ate high-calorie food during the pregnancy and lactation period have babies who are already addicted to junk food, according to a new study.
According to a new study from Denmark, men who develop obesity during their 20s have high risk of dying prematurely. The study was based on data collected over three decades.
Children born in the United States have a higher risk of developing skin, food allergies and asthma compared to children born in other countries, according to new research published Monday.
Many food products available today marketed towards children have either large quantities of sugar, salt or fat. Now a new product has hit shelves - caffeinated gum - prompting government and watchdog groups to react.
With 1 in 20 patients picking up infections at hospitals, the fight against “superbugs” is an ever-evolving one for doctors.
An anthrax scare shut down Florida’s highway safety agency Monday morning, including 1,100 state workers who were subsequently sent home.
Come the start of the Affordable Care Act, the number of individuals insured individuals fighting addiction could double - but is there room for them?
There are several risk factors that make some women more vulnerable to breast cancer and one of them is not having any children or having first child after age 35. But, how pregnancy affects a woman's chances of breast cancer wasn't known. Now, a team of researchers have found that it depends on the Wnt/Notch signaling ratio which is decreased in mice models that give birth when compared with mice that didn't have any children.
According to a recent study, women prefer men with a 10-day beard rather than being clean-shaven.