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Young men and women who perceived their bodies as being less than "ideal" ate differing amounts of food after they were shown images of "ideal-bodied" people of their own gender.
Australia's 1996 gun law reforms: Faster falls in firearm deaths, firearm suicides and a decade without mass shootings.
While good health habits of Asian immigrants improve, health habits among adolescent Latino immigrants generally remain poor or become worse in succeeding generations.
Vesicare is the first overactive bladder treatment at an approved dose to show a statistically significant increase in warning time before urination.
Health Canada is advising Canadians who will be undergoing surgical, dental and other medical procedures about a link between the local anesthetic benzocaine and a potentially serious blood condition known as methemoglobinemia (MHb).
While many healthcare professionals believe that hospital acquired infections are a risk of doing business the belief itself may add to the risk and it's actually the process of care that drives the current epidemic.
FDA announces actions to strengthen its postmarket program for medical devices aiming to improve management of adverse events, enhancing patient safety.
Research examines a possible link between jet lag and mortality.
An effective head lice treatment can be one 30 minute application of hot air that can eradicate head lice infestations.
If you live in a city with adequate water treatment facilities, HAAs are probably within regulation levels and there's no need to subject water to additional treatment.
New model could be used to inform liver transplant candidates and their doctors what post transplant survival would be expected when a given donor is offered and may be particularly helpful in marginal or high risk donors.
Every day, worldwide, around 30,000 people are seriously injured in road traffic crashes. Most of these are in low and middle income countries, and most are pedestrians and cyclists.
In case of pandemic flu many people would face critical work related problems.
Taking medications as directed by doctor matters in lowering health care costs, but it is difficult to improve compliance with medications, study.
The U of A research team has invented a self powered wireless microsensor for monitoring the bone healing process after surgery, it is so tiny it can fit onto the tip of a pen.
Some form of Internet addiction effects the health of a significant number of the population as more than one out of eight Americans exhibit at least one possible sign of problematic Internet use.
Medical device could make it possible for even those with no emergency medical training to perform life saving actions for victims of sudden cardiac arrest.