Prescription weight-loss drug may help with opioid addiction

Researchers at the University of Texas in Galveston have discovered a prescription weight-loss medication has the potential to aid in recovery from opioid addiction. The...

Scientists uncover path to tackle rare cancers

A multi-national team of researchers used genome sequencing to open the door to possible new therapy options for rare cancers and other diseases. Scientists from...

Cost of heart disease in U.S. to surpass $1 trillion by 2035, report says

Heart disease is increasing at a troubling pace in the United States, with costs expected to double from $555 billion in 2016 to a...

Lingering baby weight? Don’t blame the pregnancy

Women have long blamed pregnancy for weight gains that linger after their babies are born, but a new study suggests the demands of motherhood...

Internet calculator can predict risk of certain diseases

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have created an online metabolic calculator to predict a person's risk of heart disease and...

High uric acid levels linked to high blood pressure in children

A new study suggests high uric acid levels in children may be associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure as adults. Uric...

Air pollution may raise risk of type 2 diabetes

High levels of air pollution may increase some Hispanic children's risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. "Exposure to heightened air pollution during...

Study shows tanning costs $343 million a year in healthcare

Researchers from the University of North Carolina have discovered tanning devices cost the United States $343.1 million annually in healthcare costs due to their...

All You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening Kits

We all have this aim to be perfect. We want the perfect shaped bodies and bright white smiles. Many of us will do anything...

Effects of climate change may ‘wreak havoc’ on mental health, doctors say

As the Trump Administration moves to undo certain climate change policies, a leading group of U.S. psychologists has issued a report that says warming...

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