I thought about the patient I had been treating for three years for leukemia. I would be seeing her in clinic in a few hours, and I had a bad feeling about her disease.
Statins, the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, may have a role in surgical wound healing, a new analysis suggests.
People bothered by a smile that shows too much of the gum line have a new option: Botox.
Even small amounts of vigorous exercise could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality.
A weak handshake may be a healthier greeting than a firm one. But a fist bump may be an even healthier choice.
Is weight loss truly greater (for the same time expended) when exercising at moderate levels (say, 60 percent of maximum capacity) versus more intense levels (85 percent of maximum capacity)?
Consuming probiotics has a small but significant effect in lowering blood pressure, a large review of studies has found.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are associated with a lower risk of Barrett’s esophagus, a precancerous condition that can sometimes lead to esophageal cancer, a new study has found.
Videos that evoke the tingling sensation of the “autonomous sensory meridian response” are popular on the Web, but scientists are only beginning to understand what might be involved.
Be an ‘educated customer’ if the needs of an aging relative or friends become too difficult to handle at home.