A team of U.S. researchers say healthcare leaders and the medical community should develop evidence-based appropriateness criteria for elective procedures.
A teen's reactions to a threat remain high even when the danger is no longer present and this may have a long-term impact, U.S. researchers say.
Obesity in men affects not just their hearts and metabolism, but also their sexual function and urinary health, U.S. researchers said.
Bariatric surgery dramatically outperforms standard medical treatment of severe type 2 diabetes, U.S and Italian researchers found.
First- and second-year students at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York are given an iPad 2 in place of course notes and books, school officials say.
An infrequent cigarette, or being exposed to secondhand smoke, may be doing more harm than people think, U.S. researchers found.
A new technique allows analysis of U.S. and Swedish cancer samples from trials going back to the l970s.
New York scientists have pinpointed the hormone estrogen as a key player in about half of all prostate cancers.
Re-analysis of a drug trial found finasteride reduces prostate cancer risk without boosting the odds of aggressive tumors, U.S. researchers said.
A 9-year-old boy was severely burned by a fireball sparked by alcohol tossed on a smoldering gas grill, New York City police said.