(HealthDay)—Nothing seems better on a hot day than hopping into a cool swimming pool.
(HealthDay)—Mindfulness meditation seems to help breast cancer patients better manage symptoms of fatigue, anxiety and fear of recurrence, a new study suggests.
(HealthDay)—Millions of refugees aren't getting the surgery they need, researchers report.
(HealthDay)—Colon cancer patients who take low-dose aspirin may have a somewhat better chance of surviving the disease, a large study hints.
(HealthDay)—With the Zika threat growing in the United States, people need to take extra steps to protect themselves against the mosquito species that carries the virus, experts say.
(HealthDay)—Preliminary research suggests that injecting adult stems cells directly into the brain may give stroke patients a new shot at recovery long after their stroke occurred.
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon may now legally sell edibles and extracts to recreational users who do not have a medical marijuana card.
Study shows that mortality is much lower in those who have obesity surgery compared with those who don't
A study of almost 49 000 obese patients shows that those who do not have obesity surgery are much more likely to die from any cause than those who do have surgery, after an average of 5 year's follow-up. The study, presented ...
New research presented at the European Obesity Summit in Gothenburg (1-4 June) shows that a New Zealand produced bitter plant extract can supress food intake by stimulating the secretion of gut peptide hormones involved in ...
Current apps on weight management have not been certified by authorities, no published data on their effectiveness
Overweight and obese people are turning to a multitude of smartphone apps to help them lose weight. But new research presented at the European Obesity Summit (Gothenburg, Sweden, June 1-4) says that only 17 (0.5%) of the ...