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Can kids with heart disease play sports?

Historically, providers were restrictive in allowing children with congenital heart disease (CHD) to participate in youth sports, or even regular exercise. More recently, practitioners have...

These 3 health problems linked to higher risk of arthritis

In a new study, researchers found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at increased risk of...

This thing drives development of Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases

In a new study, researchers found that inflammation drives the progression of neurodegenerative brain diseases and plays a major role in the accumulation of...

Scientists develop more effective HIV vaccine

In a new study, researchers found that an experimental HIV vaccine has reached an important milestone by eliciting antibodies that can neutralize a wide...

Opioid misuse may lead to lasting physical, mental problems

In a new study, researchers found older adults in the U.S. who suffer prescription opioid misuse are at a higher risk for physical and...

Legumes could boost your heart health, prevent high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that consuming beans, lentils, peas, and other legumes reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and high blood...

Chewing sugar-free gum may help reduce tooth decay

In a new study, researchers found that chewing sugar-free gum could help to reduce the further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and...

Bacteria in your spit might play a role in heart disease

Bacteria in the saliva of people with clogged arteries appears to be different from that of healthy people, according to a small study. The finding...

This study solves an 80-year-old mystery of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a very difficult disease. The survival of pancreatic cancer patients is very low compared to other tumors. Scientists really trying to understand...

What you should know about antibiotics

Antibiotics are facing an existential crisis less than a century after their introduction. The bacteria-fighting drugs are becoming less effective as a result of their...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...