By Ashik Siddique | May 21, 2013 12:06 AM EDT
The devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma incapacitated the Moore Medical Center outside Oklahoma City, forcing it to evacuate patients and redirect victims of the massive damage to other health centers.
By Ashik Siddique | May 20, 2013 09:29 PM EDT
Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk that women's unborn daughters will develop both obesity and gestational diabetes when they become adults, according to new research.
By Ashik Siddique | May 20, 2013 08:09 PM EDT
Manzarek's family requested that fans send donations to cancer research in the name of the keyboardist and founding member of the legendary band The Doors.
By Ashik Siddique | May 20, 2013 08:08 PM EDT
Requiring more time in physical education in schools is a good way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic, says a new study.
By Ashik Siddique | May 17, 2013 07:53 PM EDT
Kim Kardashian’s swollen feet make it difficult for the heavily pregnant reality star to squeeze into high heels, but she's suffering through it anyway. Why does pregnancy cause an increase in foot size?
By Ashik Siddique | May 17, 2013 06:56 PM EDT
Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been accused of crack cocaine abuse. While there is no evidence aside from an unreleased video, the politician has a history of aggressive and erratic behavior that fits certain symptoms of addiction.
By Ashik Siddique | May 17, 2013 12:15 AM EDT
Chronically homeless men who drink heavily have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to Canadian statistics.
By Ashik Siddique | May 16, 2013 09:30 PM EDT
British sitcom star Paul Shane died after a short illness. The Hi-de-Hi! actor and comedian had reportedly recovered from an open heart surgery to bypass three blocked arteries in 2009.
By Ashik Siddique | May 16, 2013 08:18 PM EDT
Researchers hope to develop a progeria treatment with a drug that blocks an accelerating aging enzyme in children. The mechanism works in mice, and the next step is a clinical drug trial.
By Ashik Siddique | May 16, 2013 12:16 AM EDT
Being interrupted by cell phone calls can cause higher blood pressure readings, though it’s unclear whether mobile phone use is actually linked to risk for hypertension.
By Ashik Siddique | May 15, 2013 10:39 PM EDT
Post-mortem MRI scanning might make grieving parents more likely to agree to autopsies. A new study finds that the method is as accurate in determining cause of death as invasive examinations.
By Ashik Siddique | May 15, 2013 06:49 PM EDT
Roona Begum, an Indian child suffering from a dangerously swollen head, underwent a successful hydrocephalus shunt surgery to drain her brain of excess cerebrospinal fluid.
By Ashik Siddique | May 15, 2013 12:25 AM EDT
Infant massage can reduce stress in premature babies, promoting the maturation of preemies’ underdeveloped nervous systems.
By Ashik Siddique | May 14, 2013 11:24 PM EDT
Maternal mortality is a major global health concern, but half of deaths among rural Bangladeshi women result from non-communicable diseases like heart disease or stroke, not pregnancy.
By Ashik Siddique | May 14, 2013 08:46 PM EDT
Testosterone levels increase when men defeat rivals in competitions, but not after competing against male friends. Lower testosterone reactivity helps maintain bromances, a study suggests.