Cancer rates go up with age, but more experts are suggesting that older people might be better off without regular screening for the disease.
And that’s not such a good thing. Today’s kids are less fit than their parents were at the same age, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, and that could mean health problems …
Officials still concerned about polio in eastern province
First, beware the innocuous-looking dude in the corner who’s live-tweeting. More importantly, moving in together isn’t always just moving in together
Global spending on drugs for diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease are on the rise, and according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, worldwide, patients will spend $1 trillion on such drugs …
At the end of last Saturday’s varsity women’s Princeton University—Boston College hockey game, the players lined up at center ice for the traditional team-to-team good sportsmanship handshake. “Normally,” says Princeton forward Sally Butler, a senior, “you take your gloves off to shake. But the B.C. team didn’t.” The …
Experts say eye doctors and gynecologists should consider the possible connection
Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
Bexsero will be available to students on campus
Fears of a ‘superbug’
The cholesterol calculator rolled out with the new guidelines for lowering cholesterol last week appears to overestimate risk of heart disease
A new study suggests that the widowed do better with chronic pain than married people — or anyone else.
Ethiopia has over 77 million inhabitants, and is considered one of the poorer countries in Africa. But this year, it’s playing host to the annual International Family Planning Conference in its capital, Addis Ababa.