Everything you need to know about dehydration

The telltale signs you're not hitting your daily water quota. By Claire Chamberlain Dehydration occurs when your body does not contain the amount of water it needs in order to function properly. While mild dehydration can be...

10 simple steps to reduce stomach bloating

Expert advice on diagnosing and beating the dreaded belly bloat. By Karen Gordon Suffering from stomach bloat? If you're not pregnant and you haven't just eaten an extra large triple cheese pizza - you might be wondering why...

Brain region discovered that only processes spoken, not written words

by Kristin Samuelson, Northwestern University Patients in a new Northwestern Medicine study were able to comprehend words that were written but not said aloud. They could write the names of things they saw but not verbalize...

New drug combination shows promise for common pediatric brain tumor

A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth and killed tumor cells in laboratory and mouse models. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins...

Long-term hormone use after menopause tied to Alzheimer’s risk

(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be slightly more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, a large Finnish study suggests. Many...

China birth rates fall in several regions in 2018: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s birth rate in several regions, including the capital Beijing, fell again in 2018, the official China Daily said on Friday, despite government efforts to encourage couples to have more children. Alarmed...

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

By Jeffrey Kluger and Alexandra Sifferlin  -Time Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor,...

Embryo trafficking, a culture of death masquerading as a life-giving practice

by Nirmala Carvalho -News.it Indian authorities detained a Malaysian man who carried a live human embryo into Mumbai airport. He is believed to have made at least ten trips in the last 18 months. Indian...

U.S. jury hears more evidence as second phase of Roundup cancer trial begins

Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A lawyer for a man who sued Bayer AG unit Monsanto after developing cancer on Wednesday told a jury about the company’s alleged efforts to influence scientists and regulators,...

Study finds key details about ‘punch drunk syndrome’ and Alzheimer’s

Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying damaged brains of boxers and other sports people have found key details about a head injury-linked disease called “punch drunk syndrome” that could help the development of new...

German study reveals the ‘dangers of alcohol’ — even if you’re not the one...

DW From fatal car accidents, to physical assaults, to drinking while pregnant — consuming alcohol not only poses a risk to the person doing the drinking, but to those around them as well, a German...

Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: Study

PARIS- Agence France-Presse The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said on March 19, although the overall number is expected to rise to 1.4 million this...

The F.D.A. Just Approved the First Drug for Postpartum Depression

By Amy Gunia - Time The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug specifically for the treatment of postpartum depression Tuesday. The drug, which is administered via an intravenous drip, reportedly works within 48 hours,...

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research

Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, World Health...

Here’s Exactly What Happens Inside Your Body When You Crack Your Back

There’s something about cracking your back that’s so unbelievably satisfying. Whether it accidentally cracks when you stand up or you whip out your best contortionist moves to make it happen, that little pop just feels damn...

11 Reasons Your Skin Is So Damn Dry

And what dermatologists recommend you do about it. During the winter, I am constantly lotioning up my legs, arms, and face. It's like my skin is sucking up the moisture right away and, before I...

Inflammation links heart disease and depression, study finds

by University of Cambridge People with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression, and the opposite is also true. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge believe they have identified a link between these...

Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death: study

A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study of nearly 90,000 people released Tuesday. People who...

Giving Your Baby Peanuts Early On May Help Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

By Jamie Ducharme  - Time Introducing peanuts early may help some babies avoid allergies, according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The guidelines, published in the journal Pediatrics, update and replace the...

Are You At Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Know Your Risk

Rheumatoid arthritis afflicts women more often than men. Out of every four persons with rheumatoid arthritis, three are women.   By: Dr. Ashit Syngle   - NDTV People who are obese appear to be at a higher risk of...