Posted: 04/02/2014 - Oralair tablets are to be taken daily starting four months before grass pollen season to reduce allergic reactions to the five most common U.S. grass types: Kentucky bluegrass, orchard, perennial rye, sweet vernal and Timothy.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Researchers observed a correlation between the number of minutes a person was able to run and how many words they recalled correctly on a memory test.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - More than 90,000 women got a breast life procedure last year, up from fewer than 53,000 13 years earlier.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - A new study shows women who drank diet soda were 30 percent more likely to experience a cardiovascular event and 50 percent more likely to die from a disease associated with heart problems than women who rarely -- or never -- drank artificially flavored beverages.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - A review of scientific research conducted since 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report definitively concludes that the effects of climate change are already impacting everything from global safety to food supplies.
Posted: 03/29/2014 - The FDA's committee of genetic experts voted 10-0 that the benefits of Exact Sciences' Cologuard test outweigh its risks.
Updated: 03/29/2014 - An ancient skeleton with metastatic cancer could offer clues to the evolution of the disease
Posted: 03/28/2014 - Lawrence came in 24th on the Top 25 list from The Active Times. The rankings are based on 15 health and wellness measures.
Posted: 03/27/2014 - India is to be certified polio-free by the World Health Organization after going three years without an endemic case of polio. The eradication of polio in India is one of the biggest achievements in global health efforts.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - A host of smartphone apps are available that feature a variety of options for trying to prevent alcoholics and drug addicts from relapsing.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - Twenty-one Orange County, Cal. residents have been diagnosed with measles in 2014, including 7 who have been hospitalized, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - On an average day, 1 in 25 patients has at least one infection contracted from a hospital visit, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
Updated: 03/25/2014 - The TV news program Dispatches on Channel 4 in the U.K. reports that 10 National Health Service (NHS) hospital trusts have admitted burning the remains of fetuses as "clinical waste" alongside trash.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - A report, generated with data from U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Surveys for 2012 and 2013, is the first to examine rates of underinsurance on a state-by-state level.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - A World Health Organization reports says air pollution is the cause of about one in eight deaths and has now become the single biggest environmental health risk.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - Researchers found a direct correlation in physical activity levels among mothers and their children. A child engaged in more physical activity if their mother made exercise a higher priority.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - A California state law that requires chefs and bartenders to use gloves or utensils during food and drink preparation took effect in January but won't be enforced until July.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - A new research letter published March 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine found those who tried e-cigarettes were no more likely to quit than those who hadn't.