Domestic violence by a partner or ex-partner during pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight and small-for-gestational-age babies, finds a study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ...
Being a short man or an overweight woman is associated with lower chances in life in areas such as education, occupation, and income, concludes a study published by The BMJ today.
A special type of baby formula does not reduce allergy risk - despite previous claims to the contrary - according to research led by Imperial College London.
Scientists have discovered a microbial biomarker that may indicate which premature infants are at increased risk for developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a serious intestinal disease that affects approximately 10 percent ...
The maker of a prescription fish-oil drug says it has reached a legal settlement that will allow it to promote unapproved uses of its drug for lowering fat levels.
Medicare proposed a nationwide experiment Tuesday into new ways to pay for drugs administered in a doctor's office, including many cancer treatments.
For Luciana Santos, doing her part in Brazil's fight to control the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, dengue and other diseases is as easy as a couple of clicks on her smartphone.
(HealthDay)—A molecular circuit has been identified that controls beige adipocyte biogenesis, according to research published online March 2 in Diabetes.
(HealthDay)—Adults at greater risk for latent tuberculosis infection should be screened for the condition, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends.
(HealthDay)—People who smoke pot may be five times more likely to develop a problem with alcohol, such as addiction, a new study says.