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Secondhand smoke may lead to heart rhythm disorders

In a new study, researchers found that continuous indoor exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke triggers changes in the heart's electrical activity, known as cardiac...

New cancer drug may help treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that tasquinimod, a new experimental cancer drug, could control genes that may cause Parkinson's. This happens when the drug...

Heart drug and trastuzumab could reduce heart damage in breast cancer patients

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart...

A better way to detect tumor margins for breast cancer surgery

In a new study, scientists developed a new rapid and inexpensive way to accurately detect the margins between cancer and non-cancerous tissue during breast...

How plastic water bottles could harm your health

In a recent study, researchers from Texas A&M found that exposure to dietary exposure to bisphenol-A, or BPA can worsen symptoms of inflammatory bowel...

During e-cigarette use, cancer-causing chemicals stay in lungs

In a recent study, researchers found that during e-cigarette use, cancer-causing chemicals stay in lungs. The study shows that large amounts of cancer-causing chemicals such...

This new blood pressure app could be used on iPhone easily

In a new study, researchers from Michigan State University invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app. This app can give accurate readings on an iPhone with...

Two common blood pressure drugs could make blood pressure unstable

In a recent study, researchers found that two types of blood pressure drugs, alpha blockers, and alpha 2 agonist, show increased variability in blood...

Negative mood linked to high inflammation risk

In a new study, researchers found that negative mood—such as sadness and anger—is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal...

Enlarged heart linked to a higher dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), also known as an enlarged heart, is linked to a nearly two times...