New scan can use eye images to detect heart attack risk
New scan can use eye images to detect heart attack risk
Joseph Scalise - 1 hour ago
Google has developed a new retina test that can accurately depict if a patient will suffer a heart attack or stroke.
Susan Konig - Feb 19, 2018
The Gallup-Sharecare 2017 State of American Well-Being rankings were just released, revealing five of the happiest, healthiest states, and five which scored at the bottom of the list.
Susan Konig - Feb 17, 2018
McDonald's takes part in a new global initiative to make children's meals healthier.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new blood test is the first to be able to look for and detect concussions.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new study shows that restricting the enzyme BACE1 could help reduce the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 14, 2018
Researchers have found evidence that eating slower may help people lose weight.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 14, 2018
Video games may help people with schizophrenia stop hearing voices.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 10, 2018
A new study found that the electric stimulation of certain brain areas could work to boost memory.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 08, 2018
A new review shows a strong connection between constant noise pollution and cardiovascular disease.
Rick Docksai - Feb 02, 2018
High blood sugar seems to raise the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia, a 10-year study of thousands of late-middle-aged adults concludes.
Rick Docksai - Feb 01, 2018
The researchers successfully tested their theory in mice, which they found became more social when the researchers stimulated their cerebella and less social when the researchers inhibited cerebellum activity.
Virginia Watson - Jan 31, 2018
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan hope to improve healthcare for all U.S. employees.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 31, 2018
A recent study shows new health benefits that come with the substance curcumin.
Virginia Watson - Jan 26, 2018
Is the ban a push for a healthy lifestyle or censorship?
Joseph Scalise - Jan 26, 2018
A new study shows that just one cigarette a day can significantly increase both stroke and heart disease risk.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 22, 2018
A new process known as Cancer Seek can test for up to eight cancers at once.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 22, 2018
A new study shows that hits to the head that do not cause a concussion can still lead to CTE.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 21, 2018
A 34-year-old man in England shows that stifling a sneeze can harm your throat.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 21, 2018
Researchers have found a strong link between increasing anxiety levels and Alzheimer's disease.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 18, 2018
A new study shows that BRCA mutations do not affect breast cancer survival rates within the first 10 years of treatment.
Delila James - Jan 16, 2018
Kentucky also has the go-ahead to charge premiums to Medicaid patients for their coverage.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 12, 2018
A new study shows that people are likely to smoke for an extended period of time if they try just one cigarette.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 10, 2018
A new study shows that exercise can help middle aged people reverse some of the health problems that come with an aging heart.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 05, 2018
A new study shows that humans are able to tell if someone is sick just by looking at their face.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 05, 2018
Scientists in England are working on a new type of AI that could help doctors better detect heart disease.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 30, 2017
New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology show that exercising may be able to suspend or put off dementia for a few years.
Delila James - Dec 27, 2017
As of last Friday, more that 8.8 million people had signed up for 2018 coverage.
Delila James - Dec 24, 2017
Joe Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," said on air Thursday morning that President Trump is in the early stages of dementia.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 17, 2017
The seasonal flu kills more people around the world than current estimates show.
Delila James - Dec 17, 2017
So far this year, 6,238 cases of Legionnaire's disease have been reported nationwide, a more than 13 percent increase since this time last year.
Delila James - Dec 17, 2017
Teen use of opiod painkillers fell to record lows, as did the use of other illicit drugs, such as LSD and cocaine.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 15, 2017
A new study shows that the flu may hit men harder than women.
Delila James - Dec 14, 2017
Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Utah, and Connecticut were named the five healthiest states while Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, and West Virginia were ranked the lowest.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 13, 2017
A new experimental drug may be the first step towards treating Huntington's disease.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A new study shows that eating a lit bit of cheese each day could come with health benefits.
Rick Docksai - Dec 01, 2017
Glitter may look pretty, but researchers are finding that it has toxic effects on animal life across the globe. The researchers
Ed Mason - Nov 24, 2017
Researchers found that 42 percent of cancer cases in the U.S. are associated with excess alcohol intake, obesity, and poor food choices.
Paul Pate - Nov 22, 2017
According to CDC guidelines, just 10 percent of Americans are eating a healthy amount of fruits and vegetables.
Tracy Williams - Nov 18, 2017
Doctors have made a first attempt to gene-edit inside a living patient.
Ian Marsh - Nov 17, 2017
A new study finds that energy drinks are associated with increases in blood pressure, sleep problems, weight gain, a higher risk for diabetes, kidney damage, tooth decay, anxiety, and substance abuse.
Lucas Rowe - Nov 17, 2017
Obamacare enrollment has surged this year, with nearly 500,000 more plan enrollments in the first two weeks of enrollment compared to the same period last year. The increase occurred despite gloomy predictions by health-care analysts and repeated efforts by the Trump administration to undermine and dismantle the program.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 19, 2018
A new study shows that highly processed foods, such as chips or microwave dinners, can lead to cancer.
Susan Konig - Feb 16, 2018
Technology is not able to ascertain the risks of marijuana on the brain as it can alcohol, but it may not be any safer, scientists say.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 14, 2018
A group of scientists found a new family of efficient antibiotics while looking at the natural resistance of soil organisms.
Susan Konig - Feb 14, 2018
A pediatrician shares tips on how to prevent your family from getting the flu.
Rick Docksai - Feb 12, 2018
Ohio State University researchers are testing a brain implant that they said could dramatically slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Susan Konig - Feb 12, 2018
Record-high levels of deadly influenza cases are ravaging the country, and experts still aren't entirely sure why.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 10, 2018
New research shows many genetic similarities between the most common brain disorders.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 10, 2018
A new study found that the amino acid asparagine may help tumors move throughout the body.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 08, 2018
New research shows that people who frequently smoke or drink should stay away from hot tea.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 02, 2018
Scientists at Stanford have developed a new injection that is able to destroy tumors in mice.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 02, 2018
A new study shows that the brains of close friends operate in similar ways.
Susan Konig - Feb 02, 2018
The U.S. influenza outbreak claims another child's life.
Susan Konig - Feb 01, 2018
Pizza: a source of balanced nutrition.
Rick Docksai - Jan 30, 2018
Flu season is hitting the entire United States with more force than usual this year, according to the CDC, which said that 50,000 or more Americans will likely die of flu before the season is over.
Rick Docksai - Jan 26, 2018
Controversy arose this month when the scientific journal PLoS One published the results of a Canadian study that synthesized a live horsepox virus, an extinct relative of smallpox, from scratch in the lab.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 26, 2018
A new study shows a link between screen time and depressed teenagers.
Virginia Watson - Jan 25, 2018
Advancements in medical technology may lead to the early detection of cancer.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2018
New research suggests that scientists should change the common ages of when adolescence begins and ends.
Delila James - Jan 22, 2018
The test could be incorporated into routine medical checkups and eventually could cost less than $500, according to the study.
Rick Docksai - Jan 21, 2018
Dental researchers are developing medications and laser therapies that could stimulate decayed, cavity-bearing teeth to heal themselves. The researchers hope to replace existing cavity treatments, which require dentists to drill patients' teeth and fill them with synthetic amalgam.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 21, 2018
Recent research shows that high-salt diets negatively impact cognitive function by restricting blood flow to the brain.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 18, 2018
A new study shows that people sleep better if they write to-do lists before bed.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 16, 2018
For the first time in history, scientists have shed light on the pathogen that killed millions of people throughout Mexico in the mid-1500's.
Delila James - Jan 16, 2018
Last week, seven children lost their lives to the flu.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 10, 2018
A new study shows that men who take large amounts of ibuprofen for an extended period of time could experience health issues, including infertility.
Rick Docksai - Jan 08, 2018
An international research effort has made some discoveries about opioids and the brain that could guide creation of an effective painkiller that isn't addictive.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 02, 2018
Researchers have found that the human body may be able to internally regulate its weight.
Delila James - Jan 02, 2018
Once embedded, the microneedles, which contain medicine that turns fat into energy, detach from the patch and slowly dissolve, releasing the fat-transforming drugs.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 30, 2017
A new study shows that the number of pregnant women using marijuana has sharply increased over the last eight years.
Zoe Poindexter - Dec 29, 2017
Model Lauren Wasser reveals that she will eventually have a second leg amputation because of the pain she still suffers from after her life-threatening battle with toxic shock syndrome.
Rick Docksai - Dec 21, 2017
A bipartisan measure to restore Obamacare's subsidies to health insurers will be part and parcel of a spending bill that Congress has to pass this week to keep the government from shutting down.
Delila James - Dec 19, 2017
A federal judge in Philadelphia rejected Trump administration changes to the Affordable Care Act, which would have allowed more employers to refuse to provide free contraception to women because of religious objections,
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
A new study shows that if many countries followed government dietary restrictions they could help cut down on global greenhouse gas emissions.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
A new study shows that people addicted to the internet may suffer brain imbalances similar to those with anxiety or depression.
Rick Docksai - Dec 05, 2017
A French patient who was HIV-positive and suffering from lung cancer bounced back from both after undergoing injections of Nivolumab, a cancer-fighting drug.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2017
A new study gives insight into how the brain adapts to using a robotic arm.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 24, 2017
New research shows that many cancer cases are the result of preventable causes rather than genetics.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 23, 2017
A new study shows that self-harm is on the rise for both girls and young women across the U.S.
Delila James - Nov 20, 2017
Parkinson's disease affects more men than women and usually appears after age 50.
Ed Mason - Nov 20, 2017
A new study shows that single dog owners had a 33 percent reduction in risk of death and 11 percent reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease compared to single non-dog owners.
Vicky Webb - Nov 20, 2017
A new study has found a link between dog ownership and good cardiovascular health.
Vicky Webb - Nov 16, 2017
A new digital pill could help doctors better monitor patient health.
Vicky Webb - Nov 16, 2017
Doctors have altered the hypertension guidelines, which could change the recommended diets and lifestyle for millions of Americans.
Mark Schwartz - Nov 13, 2017
Reducing alcohol use greatly reduces cancer risks, a leading organization of U.S. cancer doctors said in a statement Tuesday. The statement cited research that finds that one or more alcoholic beverages a day increases risks of breast cancer.
Chad Young - Nov 13, 2017
Even if a flu shot does not provide total protection against sickness, getting one can reduce the severity of the reaction, doctors say.
James Carlin - Nov 11, 2017
A new study finds that wounds tend to heal more quickly during the day than at night.
James Carlin - Nov 10, 2017
Humans first evolved to be tall and skinny before they gained weight.
Delila James - Nov 08, 2017
In a study of 63,000 people, those taking PPIs for acid reflux or heartburn were 2.44 times more likely to develop stomach cancer.
Delila James - Nov 07, 2017
Patients who got an over-the-counter combo of ibuprofen and acetaminophen reported a decline in pain roughly equal to those who took Percocet and significantly greater than those who took the Vicodin or Tylenol 3.
Jason Spencer - Nov 07, 2017
A new study shows that microbes in the gut could affect how well people respond to new wave cancer treatments.