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Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...

Slow walking at age 45 may be a sign of faster aging

In a new study, researchers found that how fast people walk can be used as an indicator of how fast they are aging. They found...

Even low levels of air pollution could change gene, increase risks of cancer, heart...

In a new study, researchers raise strong concerns that even short-term exposure to low-level air pollution can affect gene expression, leaving us at risk...

This type of COVID-19 transmission is now most urgent threat in U.S.

In a new study, researchers found that interstate transmission of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is now a much greater public health threat...

I’m an asthmatic: what should I do during the coronavirus pandemic?

The new respiratory coronavirus COVID-19 is particularly worrying for the 2.7 million Australians who already suffer from asthma. That’s roughly one in nine people. Viral...

5 Ways to manage your mental health during COVID-19

In the midst of managing a situation like the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and worried. Focusing on how to slow the spread...

For older people and those with chronic health conditions, staying active at home is...

Fitbit recently released data showing a global decrease in physical activity levels among users of its activity trackers compared to the same time last...

Successful MERS vaccine may hold promise for COVID-19 vaccine

In a new study, researchers have developed a vaccine that fully protects mice against a lethal dose of MERS, a close cousin of the...

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Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...

Slow walking at age 45 may be a sign of faster aging

In a new study, researchers found that how fast people walk can be used as an indicator of how fast they are aging. They found...

Even low levels of air pollution could change gene, increase risks of cancer, heart...

In a new study, researchers raise strong concerns that even short-term exposure to low-level air pollution can affect gene expression, leaving us at risk...

This type of COVID-19 transmission is now most urgent threat in U.S.

In a new study, researchers found that interstate transmission of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is now a much greater public health threat...