Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds
The study found that people who have more airway closures during sleep and whose blood oxygen saturation levels fall below 90% are diagnosed with...
How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?
The findings suggest that ordinary variations in room temperature can affect brain performance significantly and differently for men and women, the...
Opioid Users' Kids May Be At Higher Suicide Risk
The findings suggest that opioid use by a parent or parents doubles the risk for suicidal behavior by their children, study co-author Dr. David...
Study: Anti-Clotting Meds OK After Bleeding Stroke
The findings suggest that anti-clotting drugs reduce, rather than increase as feared, the chances of more bleeding in the brain, but more study is...
Q Fever May Be More Human Threat Than Thought
When it's diagnosed, Q fever can be cured with antibiotics. But chronic cases can lead to serious heart and blood vessel infections and have poor...
COPD May Strike Women Harder Than Men
Symptoms for women with COPD may be worse than for men with the same level of disease, and periods of worse symptoms may be more frequent, lead...
Rising Rx Costs Creating Tough Choices for Seniors
Increasing numbers of people 65 and older have skipped medication they couldn't afford, taken less medication than prescribed, or delayed filling a...
'Sesame Street' Welcomes a Foster Child Character
There’s a new Muppet in town on Sesame Street. Her name is Karli, and she’s a little girl who lives with a foster family.
Cancer Killing Fewer, Heart Disease Killing More
Both women and men had similar patterns of decline in cancer deaths and recent rises in heart disease deaths.
Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous?
Overall, about seven out of 10 sunscreen recipes failed to adequately protect skin from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays, the study authors found.
DNA Might Determine Whether You're a Dog Lover
Dogs were the first domesticated animal and have had close ties with humans for at least 15,000 years. Dogs are believed to benefit the well-being...
FDA OKs First Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters
Patients over 12 can keep the single-dose spray with them, and it does not have to be given by a doctor or nurse.