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TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 -- Ninety-nine percent of former NFL players who donated their brain to science turned out to have the devastating disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy,..
July 25 (UPI) -- A new study has found that living in rural households decreases a person's risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD. IBD includes Crohn's disease and ..
July 25 (UPI) -- In a factory just outside San Francisco, there's an upright stainless steel vat the size of a small car, and it's got something swirling inside. The vat is studded..
TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 -- Most primary care doctors can't identify all 11 risk factors for prediabetes, a small new survey finds. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University said the..
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 -- A video may be worth a thousand words for someone with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea patients are more likely to use their continuous positive airway pressure (..
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 -- Most American men are "overfat," and most American women are not far behind, a new study says. Overfat refers to having excess body fat that can pose a thr..
July 24 (UPI) -- British parents of an ill 11-month-old boy said Monday they're ending their monthslong legal fight to have the child receive experimental medical treatment in the ..
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With a small percentage of U.S. parents not vaccinating their children for "non-medical" reasons, a new study warns that even a few such f..
July 22 (UPI) -- Gov. Chris Christie's signature of legislation Friday puts New Jersey on the path toward becoming the third state to make 21 the legal minimum age to smoke. The bi..
SATURDAY, July 22, 2017 -- Babies' diapers may hold clues to their brain development, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed fecal samples from dozens of 1-year-olds and assess..
July 21 (UPI) -- Federal health officials are linking dozens of salmonella infections and at least one death to the consumption of yellow Maradol papayas in the past two months. Th..
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 -- Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests. Folks who had a sweetene..
July 21 (UPI) -- A new study has found the levels of some harmful pollution inside car cabins were twice the amount previously thought. Traffic pollution sensors are typically plac..
July 21 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that the drug, memantine, used to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease may help traumatic brain injury patients as well. Traum..
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 -- The Affordable Care Act has enabled more privately insured patients to enroll in clinical trials for new cancer treatments, a new study contends. Speedy ..
July 20 (UPI) -- A study of ancient clam fossils suggests rising seas could once again encourage parasite infestations in brackish water ecosystems. Trematodes, commonly known as f..
July 20 (UPI) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report showing 100 million adults in the United States are living with diabetes or prediabetes. The r..
July 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found the number of immune cells in tumors may predict the efficacy of immunotherapy against melanoma. "..
July 20 (UPI) -- A frog's health can be predicted by the community of microbes found in its gut during the earliest stages of life, when the frog is just a tadpole. The revelation ..
July 20 (UPI) -- A human rights group in South Korea has assembled a digital map of all known execution sites in North Korea, the culmination of hundreds of interviews conducted wi..
WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 -- Researchers say they were able to coax tiny "seeds" of liver tissue into fully functioning livers in mice. If this approach works in people, it could he..
Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, or PANS, is the sudden severe onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder or eating restrictions and comorbid symptoms. July 19 (UPI) --..
TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 -- Nearly three dozen new Alzheimer's drugs may reach the market in the next five years, researchers say. That includes 27 drugs in phase 3 clinical trials, ..
July 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday announced it discovered an "atypical" case of so-called mad cow disease in a cow in Alabama. The 11-year-old animal s..
MONDAY, July 17, 2017 -- Infants exposed to the Zika virus in the womb should have their eyes examined for possible virus-related abnormalities, according to a new report. "All inf..