Wryneck, also known as torticollis, is a condition where the neck tilts to one side. Babies can be born with it, or people can develop it for several reasons. While wryneck can be uncomfortable, there are several treatment options available for each type, ranging from stretching and therapy to surgery. Learn more here.
Medical professionals often advise people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) to cut caffeine from the diet. However, little scientific evidence suggests that everyone with GERD should avoid caffeine. Learn more here.
The amino acid alanine lowers blood glucose by activating an enzyme that increases energy production in cells during fasting and exercise, a study reveals.
Does this personality trait help us flourish and succeed, or can it hinder our happiness and harm our mental health? In this Spotlight, we explore.
Clonazepam and Xanax both belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. As a result, they are quite similar, but doctors may prescribe them for different reasons. Learn more about the differences in their uses, effects, and dosages here.
A white spot on the eye is often a corneal ulcer or a pinguecula. These eye conditions are treatable. It is essential to seek immediate medical attention for a white spot on the eye, as long-lasting damage can occur without treatment. Learn more about white spots on the eye, their causes, and treatment options here.
(Reuters Health) - Hispanic infants with certain heart defects have worse-than-average outcomes, and the disparity may be linked with their family's reliance on public health insurance and lower education levels in moms, a California study suggests.
Citigroup Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by lower expenses, higher bond trading revenue and strength in its consumer banking business in Mexico.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that canceled patents owned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.
Faced with a proliferation of new electronic cigarettes and a sharp rise in teen vaping, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent letters to 21 electronic cigarette manufacturers seeking information to assess whether the products are being marketed illegally.