The pressures and drivers to reduce costs, improve quality, emphasize prevention and increase access are making social media and the underlying technologies more attractive to healthcare leaders. They can be effective and efficient...
Anyone familiar with feelings of worry, stress and anxiety knows that getting to a calm, peaceful place isn't always easy. As society becomes increasingly aware of how common anxiety is — and how much it can affect one's health — stress-busting smartphone apps...
People facing mental health challenges are significantly more likely to have heart disease or stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "This population is at high risk, and it's even...
A new way to to use stem cells to fight brain cancer is revealed in a proof-of-concept study published in the journal Stem Cells, where scientists describe how they got the cells to produce and release toxins that kill only tumor cells.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but it doesn't have to be. Now, a new, non-invasive home test for colon cancer will make screening more accessible to the millions of people who have avoided it. Colonoscopy is recommended once...
Do you eat certain foods because they give you a feeling of euphoria?...
It sounds like a chocolate lover's dream come true: Researchers at Columbia University have found that an antioxidant present in chocolate appears to reverse visual memory loss associated with aging. While the study was small, it could...
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