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.
People who don't shop around pharmacies for the cheapest prescription drugs could be overpaying by as much as $100 a month, according to an article by Consumer Reports.
State and government officials agreed Wednesday to go forward with a new program designed to help streamline healthcare for 500,000 low-income seniors.
Children in families where a parent is deployed on active military duty are more likely to binge drink, use marijuana and abuse prescription drugs compared to children in nonmilitary families, according to a study from the University of Iowa.