The World Bank warned Wednesday that fear of the deadly Ebola virus is choking off economic activity in West Africa with potentially "catastrophic" results.
Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.
(HealthDay)—Individuals aged 65 to 74 years with a history of smoking should not be excluded from screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer, according to researchers who published ...
(HealthDay)—For children with wheeze, intermittent montelukast is not associated with clear benefit, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine to coincide with the Eu ...
A new study has found that factors, such as birth weight, gestational age at birth and lung function, growth and other measures at 8 years, can be used to predict lung function during mid to late teenage years.
The effects of tear gas are not just short term and could be experienced for up to two weeks after the event, according to a new study.
A baby has a greater risk of asthma if his or her father smoked prior to conception.
The temperature of exhaled breath could be used to diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study.
Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.
Flour has been identified as the main cause of occupational asthma in France, closely followed by cleaning products.
Patients with COPD would like healthcare professionals to discuss palliative care needs in more detail, according to a new study.
Nepalese surgeons removed four metal rods measuring up to 15 centimetres (six inches) from a shaman, or traditional healer, who had swallowed them during a trance, doctors said Saturday.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered that the body clock plays an important role in body fat. Their findings are helping develop new ways of treating obesity and the fatal diseases linked to being overweight.
Is television making us fat? An increasing amount of research shows an association between TV viewing and higher food consumption and a more sedentary lifestyle. Now, a new Cornell University study points ...
August 29, 2014 - Despite US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for screening and treating obesity, there are many barriers, several of which may be ameliorated through technological approaches according to a ...