cancer patient

Arguments And Worrying May Triple Cancer Patients' Surgery Complication Risk

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:08

Cancer patients with a poor quality of life were three times more likely to face serious postoperative complications than those with a good quality of life.

Joan Rivers Coma

What's A Medically-Induced Coma, Anyway?

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:15

Joan Rivers' medically-induced coma may have saved her life, but it doesn't come without risks.

Man with upside-down head in living room

Man With 'Upside-Down Head' Inspires Thousands [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:51

A man born with an “upside-down head” defied doctors’ grim prognosis, becoming an accountant and motivational speaker.

Melanie Gaydos

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Model With Ectodermal Dysplasia [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:30

Suffering from a skin disorder didn’t stop Melanie Gaydos from pursuing her dream to be a high fashion model.

brain surgery

The 5 Highest Risk Surgeries

By | Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:00

Though all surgeries can be dangerous in some way, there are some that are particularly complex – and expensive.

manual labor

Your Cholesterol Level Is Linked To Your Education And Job

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 20:00

A new study found men who performed manual labor had lower total cholesterol levels than men in other occupations, while women overall had higher cholesterol than men.

High Salt Diet

MS Patients Should Reduce Their Daily Salt Intake To Slow Disease From Progressing

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:30

Multiple sclerosis symptoms can worsen with a diet high in salt due to an autoimmune response.


Diabetic Woman In Wheelchair 'Lost' At Newark Airport

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:36

Wheel-chair bound Alice Vaticano, 85, was abandoned by a skycap, who failed to roll the diabetic woman to the appropriate passenger gate at Newark Liberty International Airport.


Study Sheds Light On Roots Of Dyslexia And How It May Be Helped

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:28

Yale researchers used an fMRI scan to look inside the brains of individuals with dyslexia and found disrupted brain connections to be responsible for many of their reading problems.


Brain-Eating Amoeba In Louisiana Water Only Dangerous If Inhaled

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:31

Residents in certain areas of Louisiana are being urged to avoid getting water up their noses after a dangerous brain-eating amoeba was detected in some water supplies.

cancer patient

75% Of Cancer Patients With Depression Do Not Get Help

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:09

Three-quarters of cancer patients with major depression do not receive treatment. However, a new treatment program effectively reduced depression while improving quality of life.

Mites Grow On Everyone's Skin Without Treatment

Face Mites Live On Your Skin, And They're There To Stay

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:05

Mites are crawling about your skin as you sleep, and there's nothing you can do about it.

Fort Lee

Military Suicide Risk Isn't Just For Soldiers On The Frontlines

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:18

Military and non-military personnel should know stress following traumatic events can be triggered anywhere, anytime.

Hearing Loss Can Be Life Changing; Protect Yourself At Work

8 Jobs Likely To Cause Hearing Loss, And How To Protect Yourself

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:12

Hearing loss can change your social and professional life, emphasizing the importance of protection.

Chinese boy to get corrective surgery for super long neck

Teen With 'Giraffe'-Long Neck To Receive Surgery [PHOTO]

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:05

A Chinese teen with congenital scoliosis will undergo corrective surgery on three extra vertebrae for his “giraffe” neck.