The recent Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa proves to be a stubborn public health problem as health authorities confirm two new deaths in Guinea and Sierra Leone.
New study shows that weekly group support for home-based walking exercise programs is beneficial for patients with peripheral artery disease.
Conventional wisdom has long asserted that work is stressful and home is relaxing, but a new report suggests that the opposite may be the case for many.
Food borne illness risk has been very high this week with several multi-state recalls initiated to contain potential E. coli and Listeria bacterial contaminations of meat, sprouts, hummus, dips, and walnuts.
Baylor researchers report finding a unique human placental community of harmless bacteria of diverse classifications that most resembles the human oral microbiome.
Research subjects who report a healthy diet, including fruit, dairy products, and fish, exhibited better levels for a number of markers of COPD compared with subjects who did not recently consume these foods.
A new drug called AMG-157, an experimental compound from Amgen Inc., was effective in reducing allergic asthma attacks by blocking a protein that plays a key role in symptoms of allergic asthma.
A new report indicates that smokers attempting to quit on their own are 60 percent more likely to succeed if they use e-cigarettes rather than willpower alone, or in combination with over-the-counter cessation aids.
Three new studies published this week suggest that over thirty drugs already available inhibit replication of the MERS virus in cell cultures.
Researchers found in mice that the unsaturated fats in the Mediterranean diet combine with nitrites and nitrates in some consumed vegetables to form nitro fatty acids, which attach to and inhibit an enzyme possibly involved in hypertension.