A new study by UC San Francisco has found that statins can help prevent disease in older adults but must be weighed against potentially serious side effects.
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban flavorings and television ads for e-cigarettes, a prominent physicians' organization says.
Ball State University is collecting health-related data to create a national fitness database as part of the nation's fight against cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans.
Parents-to-be often look forward to prenatal ultrasounds, when they get the first glimpse of their baby and perhaps learn their child's sex. Ultrasound technology also allows for the detection of birth defects and other abnormalities ...
A newborn baby who died after just 100 minutes became Britain's youngest organ donor after his kidneys and heart valves were given to adult patients, the National Health Service (NHS) said Thursday.