Experimental Drug Proven Effective In Getting Rid Of Pesky Cellulite

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:33

Xiaflex, an experimental cellulite drug from Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, satisfied 68% of women in a clinical trial.

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12 Types Of People More Prone To Depression

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 09:52

Depending on your personality, you may be at an increased risk for developing depression.


Surviving A Stroke In Rural Areas May Depend On A Phone Call

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:21

Telephone communication systems such as TeleStroke significantly improve the amount of time between stroke symptoms and when a victim receives appropriate medical care in rural areas.


How Routine Eye Exams Could Save Older Lives

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:12

Loss of visual acuity negatively impacts aging adults' instrumental activities of daily living levels, which in turn increases their risk for mortality.

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Healthy Diet And Exercise Can Save Diabetes Patients Hundreds On Health Care

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:00

Type 2 diabetics can save their health and bank account when they maintain a healthy diet and exercise.


Mom's Obsession Puts Teen Girl With A Tapeworm In The Hospital

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:32

In order to lose weight for an upcoming beauty pageant, a mother gave her teenage daughter diet pills with a secret ingredient: tapeworm eggs.

Dr. Kent Brantly

US Ebola Patients Released, But Why Are Doctors Hesitant To Credit ZMapp As A Cure?

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:27

Though doctors were mum on the success of the experimental ZMapp serum, American Ebola patient Dr. Kent Brantly spoke for the first time after being released from the isolation.

Cancer Cells May Outsmart Humans For A Long Time

Cancer Will Likely Continue To Outsmart A Cure

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:23

Cancer has a long history of outliving humans and makes it harder for researchers to believe in a cure.

Corey Griffin

Co-Founder Of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Drowns In Tragic Accident [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:13

The young philanthropist who helped make the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge go viral passed away on Saturday after a diving accident.


The New Signature Of Autistic Brains: Too Many Synapses

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:15

Children and teens with autism have a surplus of synapses, and this excess is due to a slowdown in the normal "pruning" process of brain development.

Depression Is More Complicated Than Previously Thought

The Science Of Depression: The Biology Behind A Darker Mind [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:33

The science behind depression reveals a much more tangled weave of complicated biology.

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3 New Chronic Disease Research Projects Backed By The NIH

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:07

The NIH is working to improve the four in five adults who suffer from chronic disease.

Researchers Take A Closer Look Into Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Protein Points Scientists Toward A Cure

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:45

Tuberculosis now has a biomarker that will eventually help doctors screen for the disease.


Regular Blood Transfusions May Do Wonders For Children With Sickle Cell

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:00

For children with sickle cell anemia who suffer from strokes, regular blood transfusions could help improve health and quality of life.

Pediatric Stroke

Minor Infections Like The Flu Or Colds Increase A Child's Stroke Risk

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:00

Minor infections such as the flu or a common cold can increase a child's risk of suffering a stroke within three days of recovery.