As of 2012, about 117 million Americans had one or more chronic health conditions, with the CDC estimating that 25 percent of them suffered from two or more. With chronic and degenerative diseases becoming almost ...

Federal health officials on Thursday issued new food allergy guidelines that could help reduce peanut allergies among children — and that, contrary to past guidance, call for parents to give babies foods containing ...

The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which has been gradually increasing over the past decade, will likely surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious diseases in Africa by 2030, a World Health ...

There is no evidence that sugar-free drinks can help fight obesity, according to researchers, who also argue that artificially-sweetened beverages should not be promoted as part of a healthy diet, as they may be a risk ...

Your body has one more organ than previously thought, according to new research from Ireland’s University Hospital Limerick. The new organ is called the mesentery, an object that was formerly believed to be several ...

In a review published in the journal The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Coffey outlined the evidence for categorising the mesentery as an organ. (Representative image) Scientists in Ireland have classified a ...

Eating just a handful of nuts daily can cut your risk of cancer and heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London and the Norwegian University of ...

Artificially sweetened diet drinks make no difference to weight gain and should not be seen as healthier than their sugar-laden counterparts, according to a team of experts. A review of research evidence concludes ...

PESHAWAR/DIR: Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata on Tuesday received rain and snowfall, ending the drought-like conditions. It made the weather chilly in the mountainous areas. The long dry spell had caused concern ...

Hundreds stranded on both sides of Lowari Tunnel PESHAWAR/DIR: Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Tuesday received rain and snowfall ending the drought-like conditions.It made ...

LIVE poultry trade will be suspended in the city from the start of the Chinese New Year, January 28, to April 30, the city government said yesterday. The seasonal suspension was introduced from 2014 to prevent the ...

(Reuters Health) – Eating large amounts of cured meats was linked to worse symptoms among asthma sufferers, a French study found.That was true even after taking obesity into account, the authors say.So-called cured ...

SUKKUR: The year 2016 was as miserable for the people of Thar as the preceding year. There was no relief from starvation, and 65 people committed suicide because of unavailability of food.    Apart from starvation, ...

Twenty-two pages into the hand-scribbled journal found in Dylann S. Roof’s car — after the assertions of black inferiority, the lamentations over white powerlessness, the longing for a race war — comes an ...

One of the main ingredients in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), is to be classed as a medicine in the UK. The decision by the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) stems from claims that the drug ...

No more cancer, but perhaps no more Shakespeares or Hawkings Is wiping out cancer worth risking leaving the world without the next Thomas Edison or Stephen Hawking? Biotech scientists now have the ability to “edit” ...

EXETER, England, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The use of pacifist microbes to treat disease may actually make the aggressive pathogen stronger, according to a new report by the University of Exeter in England. The unexpected ...

Physiotherapy, considered a key component in the rehabilitation of patients suffering from certain conditions resulting from accidents and diseases has over the years worked wonders for many persons. When combined with ...

Scientists have developed experimental breath analyzers, but most of these devices only focused on a single type of disease, such as cancer. Researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have created a device ...

Over the past decade, health issues have attained an unprecedented prominence at the United Nations. Three health issues have risen to the highest level of discussion: noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, cancer ...