Women's Health News -
Women are having a difficult time getting into treatment for opioid addictions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Network Open.
Medical Condition News -
A new Boston University School of Public Health study finds that changes in weight between young adulthood and midlife may have important consequences for a person's risk of early death.
Healthcare News -
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) call on governments to ensure that the procurement and supply of controlled medicines in countries meet the needs of patients, both those who have COVID-19 and those who require internationally controlled medicines for other medical conditions.
Medical Condition News -
Doctors can predict patients' risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess body fat around the abdomen and waist, a new study finds.
Medical Research News -
The disease multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks the central nervous system and, with time, can give rise to muscle tremors and loss of balance.
Healthcare News -
Health workers across the country looked on in horror when New York became the global epicenter of the coronavirus.
Healthcare News -
A suitcase-size portable testing laboratory could cut back the time and money spent on monitoring water quality in developing countries.
Healthcare News -
After terrorists slammed a plane into the Pentagon on 9/11, ambulances rushed scores of the injured to community hospitals, but only three of the patients were taken to specialized trauma wards. The reason: The hospitals and ambulances had no real-time information-sharing system.