Fri, Aug 27, 2010 1:09 PM by Reuters
Nearly half of adult Brazilians are overweight and about 15 percent are obese, a significant gain compared to a survey taken in 1974.
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 10:08 AM by Maria Cheng, AP
Doctors who described themselves as "extremely" or "very nonreligious" were twice as likely to make decisions that could accelerate a patient's death.
Coca-Cola : Coming Together
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 7:30 AM by Agence France-Presse
Researchers took skin biopsies from patients with liver disease, and from three healthy patients, "reprogramming" the skin samples into stem cells.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 4:49 PM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Inserting a sliver of collagen into the eye coaxes its own natural corneal cells to regrow and restore vision.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 2:04 PM by Amy Norton, Reuters
In a study of 867 U.S. adults, prescription antihistamine users were more likely to be overweight or obese than non-users were.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 4:19 PM by Genevra Pittman, Reuters
The most common treatment for adult ADHD is medications like Adderall and Ritalin, but medication isn't always enough.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 2:12 PM
Video: Self-proclaimed 'fatty' Edward Ugel discusses what it's like to be an
overweight man in America, as documented in his book, 'I'm With Fatty.'
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 11:28 AM by Associated Press
The man recalled receiving a blow to the head on New Year's Eve, but he didn't seek medical assistance at the time.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 3:02 AM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising how long the dreaded wait for care will be.
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 2:33 PM by Phuong Le, AP
Three of the student players were diagnosed with a rare condition called compartment syndrome, which causes soreness and swelling in the triceps.
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 11:07 AM by Jeffrey Davis
When does Hollywood become a health threat? When an executive makes a member of his staff undergo a cosmetic procedure, he's getting close.
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 7:53 PM
Deaths from infection could skyrocket if antibiotics become useless against drug-resistant bacteria, as some experts fear.
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 3:21 PM by Jefrey McMurray, AP
Special ink changes colors only when the adhesive side of the body temperature dot touching the skin heats up, not the exposed side.
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 2:35 PM by Maria Cheng, AP
More than 30 percent of malaria medicines are estimated to be fake, and many look identical to the real thing.
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 12:13 PM by Rachael Myers Lowe, Reuters
Studies suggest that the drug Accutane might be the cause of inflammatory bowel disease in a small number of patients.