Study: People Save Antibiotics for Later Use, and it is Not Good

Many people in the United States hang on to leftover antibiotics and say that if they got sick, they’d use them without going to the doctor, a new study finds.


Scientists Unlock Puzzle Piece to Latinos’ Slow-Aging Process

A new study suggests that despite a pre-disposition to a variety of health issues, Latinos age much more slowly than their counterparts of other races.


Do Season and Place of Birth Increase Celiac Disease Risk?

A new study suggests that where you were born, and what season you were born in, may affect your risk for celiac disease.


WHO Releases Alarming Stats Concerning US and Maternal Death Rate

Despite UN goals to slash the occurrence, the maternal death rate has risen alarmingly over the past several years across the United States.


“Trendy” Therapy Used By Olympic Athletes May Work For You Too

Science may not give much focus to the alternative therapy known as cupping, but there are indeed studies that show cupping to be effective.


Here’s How to Undo the Damage Caused by Sitting All Day

If you spend a lot of time sitting, exercise a couple of days a week won’t cut it. To protect your heart, you need to sit less and more more every day.


Study: Many Babies Sleeping in ‘Unsuitable Positions, Unsafe Environments’

The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a study showing that an overwhelming number of children are sleeping in an unsafe environment.


Experimental Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise against Arthritis

A recent clinical trial has found that an experimental stem cell therapy known as MPC-300 could be effective against rheumatoid arthritis.


New Painkiller as ‘Effective as Morphine,’ but Without the Side Effects

Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.


Who Would Think This Sends 2 Kids to the ER Every Hour?

A study reports that 17,000 children are sent to the ER each year after suffering from a stroller- or carrier-related injury. That’s 2 kids every hour.


DON’T go to Sleep with Anger and Unresolved Issues – Here’s Why

A new study suggests that couples who resolve any issues before going to sleep leads to better quality, more restorative sleep.


Science is Now Focusing more on Researching the Placenta

With the threat of the Zika virus looming, scientists have taken to studying the human placenta with a National Institutes of Health $50 million Human Placenta Project.


Acupuncture for Pain Competes with Morphine in Shock New Study

A new study suggests that acupuncture for pain may compete even with morphine, a potent opioid used to control pain in hospitals.


Johnson & Johnson Sued Again over Transvaginal Mesh Marketing

The attorney general of Kentucky filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the way it marketed its transvaginal mesh products.


Are Computers Better than Doctors at Detecting Lung Cancer?

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that computers trained to detect lung cancer tissue may actually be more accurate than any human doctor.


Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.


Could Alzheimer’s Be Treated with Period Pain Medication?

Although there is no accepted treatment for Alzheimer’s yet, a study shows that we may find hope in a common period pain medication drug – mefenamic acid.