A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.
(Reuters Health) - Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social interactions than people who don't, a small experiment suggests.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it had issued a final rule to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing and distribution of methylene chloride in all paint removers for consumer use.
People can take the pill or have shots to prevent pregnancy, but which type of birth control is better? In this article, we discuss the effectiveness, side effects, and costs of the shot and pills for birth control.
Orgasm headaches are sudden, intense headaches that occur just before or during an orgasm. They are generally harmless and a person can often treat them at home. However, people who experience headaches during sex should see a doctor, as they can be a symptom of a serious condition. Learn more here.
(Reuters Health) - Teen drivers who wisely stow away their cell phones while they're behind the wheel still need to be aware of another important risk factor for accidents, a small study suggests.
Causes of painful respiration can include infections, injuries, and inflammation. Pain when breathing can sometimes also be due a potentially life-threatening condition, so it is important to be able to recognize signs that indicate a medical emergency. Learn more here.
Knowing the steps of CPR can help save a person's life. In this article, we look at CPR steps, including how to prepare, when to use it, and which techniques to use.
Nutrient-dense foods include salmon, nuts, sweet potato, and quinoa. Adding these foods to the diet can provide health benefits. Learn more about the most nutrient-dense foods here.
(Reuters Health) - Patients who need blockages cleared in their carotid arteries to reduce the risk of stroke may want to seek hospitals and doctors who do a lot of these procedures, a new research review suggests.