A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
(HealthDay)—Although rates of infection with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are declining among American adults, the rates among children remain largely unchanged, a new government study ...
Doctors frequently prescribe one treatment over another without any evidence to know which option works best, and they don't have to tell their patients that they're essentially guessing.
(HealthDay)—Two new promising treatments for gonorrhea may help fight the growth of drug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacteria, according to a new U.S. government study.
Research by psychologists at the University of Kent has found that people who argue in favour of conspiracy theories use different persuasive strategies from those who argue against them.
Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.
(AP)—A government study has fingered leafy green vegetables as the leading source of food poisoning illnesses.
(Medical Xpress)—Children could be better off playing video games this holiday season than watching television, a QUT study shows.
This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.
Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, ...
(HealthDay) -- Ninety percent of American high school students report that some of their classmates are using illicit drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, during the school day, a new survey found.
Fewer than half of US adults get enough physical activity for their health, said a US government study released Tuesday.
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their ...
The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms. ...