Posted: 07/24/2013 - Sex addiction may not be a real disorder, according to a new UCLA study. Researchers measured brain waves in self-reported sex addicts. The scans revealed that their brain's responses when viewing sexual pictures were not indicative of an addiction.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - Former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday, supporting a two-year-old with leukemia whose father is part of the 89-year-old's Secret Service detail.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - A new study of older men suggests the compound reservatrol found in red wine may block the health benefits gained from exercise.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - The FDA is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - Men who regularly skip breakfast were found in a new study to be at higher risk of a heart attack or death caused by heart disease than their counterparts who eat the meal daily.
Posted: 07/19/2013 - Researchers say they hope their article will raise consciousness about the health benefits of estrogen-only therapy for women in their 50s who have had hysterectomies.
Posted: 07/19/2013 - A new study published July 18 in the American Journal of Public Health showed that providing people with calorie guidelines did not help them make better food choices, even when calorie counts for each item were available on the menu.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - After a day of heated rhetoric, the House voted largely along party lines, 264-161, to delay by one year the so-called employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act. It voted 251-174 to extend a similar grace period to virtually all Americans who will be required to obtain coverage beginning Jan. 1, the linchpin of the law.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - A new study details an experimental surgical knife, dubbed the iKnife, that can help surgeons make sure they've removed all cancerous tissue but not healthy tissue.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Talia Castellano, who was battling Neuroblastoma and pre-leukemia, "earned her wings" at 11:22 am, a statement on her Facebook page said.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - The Neuropsychiatric EEG-Based Assessment Aid (NEBA) System is the first medical device of its kind to help diagnose the neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. It uses an electroencephalogram (EEG) test to look at the patient's brain waves.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - A woman is complaining to the Tennessee Department of Health about a doctor's comment she calls "inappropriate" and "sexist." He diagnosed her lower back pain as "ghetto booty."
Posted: 07/15/2013 - Every year, about 48 million Americans, or roughly one in six people, get sick from eating contaminated food.
Updated: 07/15/2013 - Researchers say they felt confident in saying that long-term use of aspirin every other day may reduce the risk for colorectal cancer in healthy women.
Posted: 07/12/2013 - New standards set an "action level" of 10 parts per billion inorganic arsenic found in apple juice.
Posted: 07/12/2013 - And the results they arrive at, will guide agency programs to improve services for Kansans.
Posted: 07/11/2013 - A study showed that men who consume a lot of EPA, DPA and DHA -- three anti-inflammatory, metabolically-related fatty acids that come from fatty fish and fish-oil supplements -- have a 43 percent increased chance of developing prostate cancer.
Posted: 07/10/2013 - A study, which reviewed recent research papers, revealed that artificial sweeteners were linked to an increased risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.
Posted: 07/10/2013 - A new study showed that even breathing low levels of air pollution for a prolonged period of time could raise risk for the often-deadly lung disease.