Study links sleep duration and frequent snoring to poorer breast cancer survival
41 minutes ago
A new study reports that short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring reported prior to cancer diagnosis may influence subsequent breast cancer survival.
Analysis of more than 1.5 million people finds meat consumption raises mortality rates
1 hour ago
A review of large-scale studies involving more than 1.5 million people found all-cause mortality is higher for those who eat meat, particularly red or processed meat, on a daily basis. Conducted by physicians from Mayo Clinic ...
High blood pressure lowers significantly after drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice
2 hours ago
Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Doctors call for single-payer health reform, cite need to move beyond Affordable Care Act
2 hours ago
In a dramatic show of physician support for deeper health reform - and for making a decisive break with the private insurance model of financing medical care - 2,231 physicians called today for the creation of a publicly ...
Algorithm can improve guidance of crash victims to most appropriate place for care
5 hours ago
Important information on a motor vehicle crash can help ambulance personnel and hospital staff better direct crash victims to the most appropriate care, but getting that information into a meaningful format for those personnel ...
US bans sale of e-cigarettes, cigars to those under 18
6 hours ago
The United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated.
Study finds hospice use does not increase long stay nursing home decedents' care costs
7 hours ago
Use of hospice services does not increase care costs in the last six months of life for long-stay nursing homes residents according to an analysis conducted by researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research ...
Scientists to use microbes and methane to create sustainable Omega 3
8 hours ago
Scientists are trying to find a new way to produce the nutritional fatty acids called Omega 3 that are currently sourced from fish oil from the world's declining natural fish stocks.
FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority
8 hours ago
Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as an alternative ...
Cranberry juice might boost heart health
9 hours ago
Drinking two glasses of cranberry juice a day may lead to significant heart health benefits, according to a study led by Janet Novotny, an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) physiologist at the Beltsville [Maryland] Human ...