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Expert health panel recommends questionnaire to aid diagnosis of Depression

When you will visit your family physician next, you may be asked to fill out a short questionnaire. The questionnaire would help your doctor...

Coffee science gets complicated: Is it good or bad?

Coffee science is complicated. One week a study will be released, which shows off how healthy the morning drink is, and then a week...

Study says 15% of adults in the United States don’t use the internet AT...

New data from Pew Research reveals that although Internet use is a norm for the majority of the people residing in the United States,...

Adolescent exercise participation reduces risk of cancer, CVD, and more

According to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, exercising and playing team sports in adolescence might reap long-term...

How exactly Telemedicine can help patients & save $6bn per year?

The term “telemedicine” is used for the practice that allows doctors and patients have an appointment via a computer or phone. Such meetings usually...

Blood marker might help in identifying postpartum depression risk

A research team has succeeded in spotting connections between the development of PPD (postpartum depression) and a particular set of genes. This finding might...

FDA approval of first 3D printed pill opens a whole new world of possibilities

The first ever 3D printed pill has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The pill will be made available for purchase...

Arthritis drug Tofacitinib Citrate cured Vitiligo patient in 5 months, Yale finds

A vitiligo cure could be on the way, thanks to researchers at Yale University. The researchers have found that a medication, which is traditionally...

Successful aging people are at greater risk of harmful drinking: Study

According to a new study published in the online journal BMJ Open, 50 plus individuals who are healthy, highly educated, sociable and active are...

Now even professional gamers must undergo PED testing

For the first time ever in history, we will witness a competitive video-gaming organization test players for PEDs or performance enhancing drugs. According to...

Adolescents using e-cigarettes are more likely to take up smoking: Study

A new study, which had nearly 2,100 high school students of California as participants, has found that one-fourth of them have vaped i.e. tried...

Men gain weight after becoming fathers, study finds

A new large scale study published in the American Journal of Men’s Health on Tuesday is suggesting that men gain weight after becoming fathers....

New cholesterol drug receives approval from FDA

On Friday, the FDA announced that it has approved the cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, a drug marketed under the brand name of Praluent. According...

Doctors uses 3-D printed titanium implant to treat Hanhan’s congenital hydrocephalus

Doctors have reportedly helped a Chinese toddler by reshaping her oversized head using a 3D printed titanium implant. The girl in question had congenital...

Spinal cord stimulation works best at high-frequency

Findings of a recently published study are indicating that high-frequency SCS or spinal cord stimulation can treat chronic leg and back pain almost two...

13% US adults consume recommended amount fruits & vegetables: Report

According to a recently published, only a small share of adults in the United States is eating recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. A...

White bread’s carbohydrates may cause depression in post-menopausal women

According to a new research, a diet rich in refined carbohydrates such as rice and white bread might increase a post-menopausal woman’s chances of...

1-Hz rTMS for treating Tinnitus work better than placebo rTMS

Researchers might have found a new treatment for tinnitus. They have demonstrated that delivering electromagnetic pulses improve the severity of the symptom. According to...

Experts say reclassification should be blamed for 3X increase in Autism

A new study from Penn State has revealed that almost all the increase of Autism cases in the United States between 2000 and 2010...

Brain-eating amoeba resurfaces in the water supply of a parish outside New Orleans

People in Louisiana are facing this trouble for the second time in two years; a potentially deadly amoeba has been spotted in the water...

Health Text alerts service would save patients and country $770 million

A text message system that would integrate notifications regarding medication for patients would greatly reduce the cost of medicine – according to a new...

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