President Barack Obama says he hopes young people don't get discouraged by how hard it has been to implement health care reform.
(HealthDay)—Insecticide-treated underwear won't wipe out lice infestations in homeless shelters, according to a new study.
A new resource to help young people with long-term illnesses make the transition into adult health services has been launched by Alan Sothern, Irish International hockey player who has Type 1 diabetes.
Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the au ...
Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.
(HealthDay)—The notion that some people can be overweight or obese and still remain healthy is a myth, according to a new Canadian study.
Western Australian researchers have developed the first online treatment program for young people with obsessive compulsive disorder.
Homeless people who need psychiatric care are left to themselves in the streets of Montreal without getting any real medical attention. They go back and forth from the street to the hospital without medical ...
South Africa has been hailed as a model for HIV treatment, but some now fear its very success may be breeding complacency and making people less careful about infection.
Cigarettes could be sold in plain packets in Britain from 2015 after the government moved Thursday to revive a policy aimed at stopping young people from taking up smoking.
(Medical Xpress)—Comprehensive health assessments and supports need to be more widely available for young people attending secondary schools in New Zealand, according to a new study.
Celebrity endorsements and social media are attracting young people to use e-cigarettes according to a new University of Stirling report.
It is often noted that very young people and the elderly are most at-risk for experiencing flu-related complications, and one expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham says people with weakened immune ...
A person with a food allergy is more likely to be murdered than to die from a severe reaction, according to a new study.
Obesity may alter the way we taste at the most fundamental level: by changing how our tongues react to different foods.