While previous research linked heat exposure among pregnant women to heart defects in their newborns, the causes remain unclear.
The chicken nuggets were shipped to stores across the U.S.
Researchers think flu-related inflammation may raise your chance for a stroke, and a strong immune response to the flu virus increases blood clotting and wear and tear on your blood vessels, which may boost your risk of having torn neck artery.
"Our ultimate goal is to develop technologies that can decode the internal voice of a patient who is unable to speak," said the study’s author.
With over-the-counter hearing aids a year or more away from market, many patients are having to choose between really expensive and sort of expensive devices.
Flakka has been linked to rashes of bizarre behavior, which has led the media to refer to it as the 'zombie' or, incorrectly, as the “cannibal” drug.
To stay safe in frigid weather, keep your head, face and nose covered, dress in layers to prevent heat loss, and wear sturdy, insulated boots with thick wool socks.
Among nearly 700 heart surgery patients studied, researchers found the tactic did seem to reduce blood transfusions. Patients who self-donated also had shorter hospital stays.
Researchers found changes in areas of the brain that affect pain and pain relief when study subjects were deprived of sleep.
The study suggests that sweeping prevention, screening and treatment efforts could prevent 15.1 million new hepatitis C infections and 1.5 million cirrhosis and liver cancer deaths by 2030.
Although tight blood pressure control didn’t reduce the risk of full-blown dementia in the study, it did reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, an early form of the disease.
The risk for women under 60 years of age more than doubled in the first six months after diagnosis, and rose 80 percent six months to three years after diagnosis, the findings showed.
With donor organs in short supply, the hope is that animal organs can keep patients alive while they await a human donor.
Before you get pregnant, get as close to a healthy weight as possible to help spare complications for you and your child. Read advice from an OB/GYN.
The four-legged members of Dog Scouts of America earn merit badges for mastering skills like tracking scents, navigating obstacle courses, pulling sleds, and understanding sign language.
Ashley Borden, author of the book Your Perfect Fit and a personal trainer with a roster of celebrity clients, suggests ways you can keep your fitness resolutions this year.
The newer drugs are called non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Examples include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis).
The outbreak in the Pacific Northwest is in what has been called an anti-vaccination "hot spot" in the U.S., the Associated Press reported.
Research shows that after-school programs could relieve some troubles for kids who have ADHD.
Kids who are being put in front of screens are showing delayed development, a new study indicates.