New research finds that a chemical analog of a compound found in the endangered Chinese fir tree 'Abies beshanzuensis' can help fight off cancer.
Researchers find that an oral bacterium usually linked to gum disease also plays a role in Alzheimer's. This finding has led to a new therapeutic approach.
New research finds that therapy with a genetically modified herpes virus is highly effective in the treatment of stage 3 melanoma, with few side effects.
A variety of foods contain compounds that can help a person sleep, such as serotonin, melatonin, and tryptophan. Learn about the best foods for falling and staying asleep here.
(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of U.S. teens and young adults don't have private time with doctors during their checkups, and may be less comfortable asking questions about their health as a result, researchers say.
(Reuters Health) - Patients who receive the flu vaccine while hospitalized are no more likely to develop fever or require extra doctor or hospital visits after they go home than inpatients who don't get vaccinated, a large study suggests.
CVS Health Corp, a top U.S. manager of pharmacy benefits, has added new migraine drugs from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Eli Lilly and Co to its list of covered drugs, excluding a rival treatment from Amgen Inc, a CVS spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday.
(Reuters Health) - Shareable, two-wheeled standing scooters, which are the rage in some West Coast cities, may be more risky to riders - and pedestrians - than people think, researchers say.
Women need extra calories and nutrients while breastfeeding to ensure that they are producing enough milk to keep the baby well-nourished. Eating the right foods can help support lactation. Learn more here.
HIV can cause a rash to develop on the penis. This is an early symptom of HIV that may spread to other areas of the body. The rash may appear red or crusty. There are other potential causes. Learn more here.