In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a UC Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion, much higher than generally assumed.
Tuberculosis (TB) has been suspected to increase a person's risk of lung cancer because the pulmonary inflammation and fibrosis can induce genetic damage. However, direct evidence of specific genetic changes and the disease ...
New research finds that patients may not always receive all of the screening tests and counseling services that are due during their medical checkups.
Signs that read, "Burn Calories, Not Electricity" posted in lobbies of New York City buildings, motivated more people to take the stairs and continue to use them even months later.
The World Health Organisation on Wednesday nominated its current chief Margaret Chan for a second term at the head of the UN agency.
(Medical Xpress) -- When communicating with white patients, black physicians may face greater challenges than their white counterparts, according to a University of South Carolina study.
Back pain has a direct linear link with a persons balance, according to new research from a Murdoch University PhD student.
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from University of Bath's Centre for Pain Research have warned of the potential dangers to adolescents who use internet forums as a means of information and advice to treat pain.
(Medical Xpress) -- Youre driving from work to pick up your kids at school. The drive is familiar; youve done it almost every day for years. But how do you know in which direction the school is from your home? ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Internet gambling is on the rise in Australia according to new research from the University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, with factors such as convenience and ease of access contributing to ...