By sharing her story, Cross hopes others will get up the nerve to talk with their doctors about symptoms such as rectal bleeding, a lump in the anus, or difficulty going to the bathroom.
A new type of baby monitor checks sleeping children’s vital signs. But a pediatricians group says it found no evidence they help prevent SIDS in healthy babies, and a study says the monitors are often inaccurate.
The FDA for the first time has tested food on grocery store shelves for toxic grease and stain-repelling chemicals called PFASs that are known to stick around in the body and the environment for long periods of time.
As more men over 40 are becoming dads, a study says older men may be more likely to father children with health woes. But the overall risk of birth problems remains low, an expert says.
Scientists concluded that in grueling physical activities that last for days, weeks and months, humans can burn calories at most at 2.5 times their resting metabolic rate.
The researchers found that very few patients who chose active surveillance actually received the recommended monitoring, one of the study authors said.
Giving some patients preventive antibiotics also created risks for them that outweighed the benefits, one researcher said.
Weight-loss, muscle-building and energy supplements were linked with an almost three times greater risk of severe medical problems compared with vitamins, the findings showed.
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Frieden plea avoided up to a year in jail for misdemeanor forcible touching, third-degree sexual abuse and second-degree harassment.
The beauty world has many high-tech devices and cutting-edge ingredients. But sometimes, simple, natural things might work just as well as those created by scientific engineering.
The effects of red meat and white meat on cholesterol were identical when saturated fat levels were the same, the study’s senior author said.
LabCorp is sending 200,000 notices to customers whose credit card and bank account information might have been hacked.
Your microplastic intake might be even higher if you choose products that have more plastics involved in their processing or packaging -- including bottled water, the research team said.
Technology can bring nonstop, alarmist news alerts, online arguments, and "fear of missing out." Can it, in the form of mindfulness apps, also help correct the problem?
Nearly 40% of U.S. adults are obese, putting them at a higher risk of earlier death, heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and gallbladder disease, among other problems.
The problem goes beyond simply seeing the images, the study author noted. Young people who don't have mental health problems wouldn't repeatedly hurt themselves, he said.
For both men and women, the death rate due to falls per 100,000 people roughly doubled between 2000 and 2016, according to the study.
When researchers called doctors' offices asking for a visit to get buprenorphine so they could stop using heroin, 46% of those who said they had Medicaid were turned away.
Rates of self-harm decreased among heterosexual youth from 2005 through 2017, but not among lesbian and gay youth over the same period, the study author said.