By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:00
Both laser and needle acupuncture failed to offer greater benefits than sham acupuncture treatments for patients with moderate to severe chronic knee pain.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:03
Infections with C. difficile, which can cause deadly diarrhea, nearly doubled in U.S. hospitals between the years 2001 and 2010.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:08
The first Viagra TV commercial advertising the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug to women, and not men, will begin airing Tuesday on shows, including "CSI," "Blue Bloods," and "48 Hours."
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:35
California has become the first state to clearly define affirmative sexual consent, while also adopting requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:48
Different brain stimulation target sites are often nodes along the same network, so when treating diseases in the future, doctors may find the best site by first identifying the brain network.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:17
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends an IUD or subdermal implant such as Implanon and Nexplanon as the first-line choice for teens who choose not to be abstinent.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:52
Our physical self-awareness becomes more intense when we are the object of someone else’s direct stare.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 19:00
Many factors obscure the details of organ trafficking, so much so that nobody knows how many organs are being traded across the world.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:29
A new study finds perfectionism to be a bigger risk factor for suicide than previously thought, especially for those in demanding professions, such as doctors and architects.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:32
Access to cancer drugs may vary considerably across the globe due to both the timing of regulatory approval and the differences in national procurement procedures.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:21
This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a time when you can properly dispose your expired, unneeded, or unwanted drugs at one of over 5,200 collection sites across the country.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:21
A half-day safety course offered at British Airways’ flight training center teaches frequent flyers how to brace themselves for a crash landing.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:14
GABA, a chemical in the brain, plays a vital role in controling the involuntary movements and vocal tics associated with Tourette syndrome.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:51
Four themes emerged at the UN meeting in response to Ebola: the necessity for massive and quick action, the worsening effects of isolation, the commitment of military resources from supportive nations, and the need for a new vaccine.