The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates roughly 41 million Americans use contact lenses. According to a new report presented by the CDC, nearly all contact lens wearers embark on risky behavior involving their contacts. Such behavior can… Read More
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take cancerous cells, press a rewind button on them and make them go back to their original normative state? Well, scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Florida have discovered a means by which… Read More
Tuberculosis raises its ugly head at the University of Alabama, and the state health authorities are going all out to nip – what could be a potential scare – in the bud.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by… Read More
A recent outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Canada and the U.S. is giving health officials in both countries, cause for concern. As of Aug. 3, 26 states have reported 384 persons with confirmed cyclospora infection to the Centre for Disease Control… Read More
The idiot box has become something to be wary of, more so than something to laugh at. Research confirms that the TV, in its own imperceptible way, is impacting the layman’s understanding of health and medicine.
In a recent study,… Read More
Here’s a great reason for couples to share childcare duties: according to a new research study that is being presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), couples who share the childcare duties have higher quality… Read More
The metal and glass contraption that is growing in popularity among smokers is becoming a case of ‘out of the fire and into the frying pan’. While smoking these hi-tech gizmos does protect one from the ill effects of certain… Read More
In what seems like an article from “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,” it has been found that radiation could actually be good for you. Scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have revealed that weak doses of gamma… Read More
While there is an ongoing debate on the issue of tracking mobile phone data, there is no denying the fact that the data from cell phones could help us understand how infectious diseases are spread each year.
In a recent… Read More
In what could be a huge breakthrough in the prevention of diabetes, scientists have discovered a genetic biomarker in pre-diabetic people. The presence of this biomarker could give an early warning to clinicians, and help pre-diabetic people take the required… Read More