Researchers have now mapped the genome of the tapeworm and have found certain weak spots that make treatment of tapeworm infection easier.
ADHD medication should not be given to children without the disorder, said the American Academy of Neurology in a position statement. Recently, there has been an increase in the number of children taking these medications as "study drugs" to improve test scores.
Although there is some risk of heart disease in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer, the benefits greatly outweigh the potential risks involved, researchers from University of Oxford and Scandinavia say. A new study has now found that women who are more likely to have a higher risk of heart disease post treatment can be identified and treated with alternative therapies.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning doctors and patients that a widely used antibiotic from Pfizer, Azithromycin or as its marketed Zithromax and Z-Pak, can cause rare but deadly heart rhythms in some patients.
Maryland has now confirmed its first death of Rabies since 1976, according to statement release by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).
It isn't just genetics or diet that raises the risk of high blood pressure, but even exposure to certain chemicals raises risk of hypertension even before birth. A new study has shown that DDT exposure in the womb raises high blood pressure risk in women.
Another man from Saudi Arabia has been confirmed to have been infected with novel Coronavirus (nCoV), The World Health Organization announced Tuesday. The man died earlier this month.
Researchers from Britain have developed a kind of blood test that can help spot Alzheimer's disease in the early stages, BBC reports.
Fewer than five hours of sleep a night coupled with access to high-calorie food can increase weight, according to a new study.
A new study showed that women who take aspirin for 12 years or more lowered their risk of melanoma skin cancer by thirty percent, according to a study published online in the journal CANCER.
Common antibiotics in the next 20 years could be useless, even in protecting people from common wounds, let alone fighting severe infections, according to Chief Medical Officer from the U.K.
This summer, Florida will see the invasion of huge mosquitoes called gallinipper, according to entomologist Phil Kaufman from the University of Florida. Kaufman warns that there has been a rise in the number of huge mosquitoes due to the tropical storm that hit the state last year.
According to a new study, taking a daily dose of aspirin may reduce the risk of melanoma. Researchers say that aspirin has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the risk of cancer.
Heart disease isn't entirely related to modern lifestyle, but has affected humans since ancient times. A new study has provided evidence that hunter-gatherers, too, suffered from clogged arteries. Researchers say that every population in the world has an inherent risk of atherosclerosis and that diets don't provide us much protection from the disease.