Mars' surface water

Mars’ surface water: We finally know what happened

An international study has revealed that the sun may not have evaporated away all of Mars' surface water after all. Instead, the surface water on...
Are you misusing prescription painkillers?

Are you misusing prescription painkillers?

Maybe you had a surgery. Or you fell and broke your leg. At such times, your healthcare provider may give you a prescription for a...
Anxiety and heart disease

Anxiety and heart disease: Women take note

Women who have symptoms of an anxiety disorder may also have heart disease, researchers say. It may be that the symptoms of anxiety are masking...
A good night’s sleep feels like winning the lottery

A good night’s sleep feels like winning the lottery

Working on getting a better night’s sleep can lead to optimal physical and mental well-being over time—but quality of sleep is more important than...
Is breast conserving therapy or mastectomy better for early breast cancer?

Is breast conserving therapy or mastectomy better for early breast cancer?

Young women with early breast cancer face a difficult choice about whether to opt for a mastectomy or breast conserving therapy (BCT). This is because...
Drug could let babies ‘forget’ mom’s high blood pressure

Drug could let babies ‘forget’ mom’s high blood pressure

A new study with rats shows it is possible to reverse high blood pressure in offspring born to hypertensive mothers. Scientists say the results, though...
How to have better nutrition every day

How to have better nutrition every day

We make dozens of decisions every day. When it comes to deciding what to eat and feed our families, it can be a lot easier...
People with heart arrhythmia need to pay attention to stroke risk

People with heart arrhythmia need to pay attention to stroke risk

For patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common form of heart arrhythmia, a main goal of treatment is stroke prevention. Which is why most Afib...
How to Take Medicine Safely During Pregnancy

How to take medicine safely during pregnancy

Many women need to take medicines when they are pregnant. There are about six million pregnancies in the U.S. each year, and 50% of...
FDA approves this drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

FDA approves this drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xadago (safinamide) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa...
4 things to know about the low FODMAP diet

4 things to know about the low FODMAP diet

When it comes to easing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) through a plan known as the Low FODMAP diet, success isn’t as simple as following...
How fast do black holes consume matter

How fast do black holes consume matter?

Black holes with ravenous appetites define Type I active galaxies For decades, astronomers have tried to pin down why two of the most common types...

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