The White House is expected to release an ambitious and comprehensive plan that would slow the deadly growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria over the next five years. The plan will not only include huge monetary investments, but policy changes as well.
Even with the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), dental services can be an expensive proposition. The Connecticut Mission of Mercy is trying to help as many people get dental care as they possibly can.
Scientists in Sri Lanka have found an easy way to reduce calories in rice by half. The breakthrough could help in the fight against rising obesity rates by cutting the amount of carbohydrates absorbed into the body.
Shingles is a painful viral infection: more troublesome and itchy than chickenpox. For adults affected with the virus, the condition lasts on-and-off for a long-time. A top dermatologist has spoken with Digital Journal about dealing with the condition.
On Tuesday, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) reintroduced the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA), legislation that would ban the non-therapeutic use of eight important classes of antibiotics in food animal production.
Observations of grimacing facial movements, face and mouth touching behavior of developing fetuses using 4-D ultrasound scans could reveal the harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy, according to a new study.
With regards health, Alzheimer's Disease, and other forms of dementia, are often uppermost in the minds of aging persons today. Obviously nobody wants their life to end with their mental facilities gradually slipping away.
They give a buzz equivalent to six cups of coffee and they are used as a symbol of love, marriage and a cure for indigestion and impotence in many parts of Asia. However, the innocuous looking betel nut is carcinogenic.
We have been warned for years that electronic devices hurt our ability to go to sleep and a new study shows that over-exposure to artificial lighting from tablets, smart phones and e-readers can disrupt your sleep cycle and cause other health problems.
Testing for Alzheimer's Disease is an expensive and complicated proposition at the moment but the Mayo Clinic may have a solution. They've released a study this week on a three-part test for dementia that could be done in your physician's office.