Health care providers report that older teens often go to the doctor without a parent or guardian, a new survey in the Journal of Adolescent Health reveals—and those teens may not get necessary vaccinations becaus ...
(HealthDay)—Professional athletes may be known for their fitness, but the foods they endorse are usually less than healthy, a new study finds.
Doctors who abuse prescription drugs often do so for "self-medication"—whether for physical or emotional pain or stress relief, reports a study in the October Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the Am ...
(HealthDay)—The majority of health care professionals are concerned about negative outcomes relating to enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), although they recognize the benefits, according to a survey ...
The Ombudsman for Children in Sweden called Saturday for the country to ban circumcision, a practice he said contravened the basic rights of boys.
People with mental illness smoke at much higher rates than the overall population. But the popular belief that they are self-medicating is most likely wrong, according to researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine. ...
Researchers from five Scottish universities are using ultrasound and MRI technology to build a three dimensional visualisation of tongues in action during speech.
Compassion is not the answer to systemic failings within the NHS, according to a medical ethics expert from the University of East Anglia.
There's an app for that. A new iOS app developed in part by University of Kentucky researcher Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles will assist health care professionals seeking help communicating with patients during difficult conversations.
Sex-affirming surgery should be subsidised by Medicare without the need for a diagnosis of 'gender dysphoria', says Flinders University social studies expert Dr Damien Riggs.
The income gap between men and women in the United States has been closing over the last quarter century, but not among physicians.
Obstructive lung disease (OLD) has been linked with a decline in cognitive functioning, including memory and information processing.
A doctor from the UK has shown how an innovative music video can help increase awareness of how to treat asthma.
Virtual observation of patients taking their prescribed TB medication, could prove an effective technique for ensuring patients effectively complete their course of treatment.
(HealthDay)—The quality of web-based information on scoliosis is poor, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of Spine.