Children Attempt Suicide at a Younger Age
Young people who attempt suicide may be doing it at a younger age, according to a recently released study.
Cost Stops Many Canadians from Filling Prescriptions
One in ten Canadians says they cannot afford to adhere to their prescription medication, according to a report from researchers at University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
Wine Researcher Accused of Falsifying Study
Have you been drinking wine to improve heart health? Well, your efforts may have been in vain. The author of a much publicized study, which linked resveratrol – an ingredient found in red wine – to cardiovascular health benefits, is being accused of falsifying his data.
Homicide Drops From List of Top 15 Leading Causes of Death
Murder has dropped off the list of top 15 causes of death in the United States, for the first time in almost 50 years.
Size Matters — Finding the Right Condom Size for You
When you go shoe shopping you wouldn’t pick up a size 13 shoe when you wear size 8. So why do so many men buy condoms that don’t fit?
Effects of Risk Factors For Obesity Causes People to Put on Weight
A new study published in the journal PLoS Medicine found people with several risk factors for obesity were more likely to put on weight.
Study: Surgeons Aged Between 35 and 50 Provide the Safest Care
When picking a doctor to perform surgery, you typically look at the physicians credentials, but maybe you should pay more attention to their age. A new study finds surgeons aged 30 to 50 have the best operation outcomes compared to their younger and older colleagues.
CDC: Binge Drinking is Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought
More American adults are binge drinking and consuming more drinks when they do, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Top Health News Stories of 2011
The year 2011 might be well remembered as the year of the revolt with millions around the world protesting dictators, Americans rebelling against corporations and young adults protesting against high tuition costs in Europe. But 2011, can also be remembered as a year of advancements – and set backs – in the health and well being of the world. 7 ...
Los Angeles to Vote on Mandatory Condoms in Porn Films
A California-based AIDS organization is one step closer to getting a measure on the June election ballot that would require porn actors to wear condoms while filming in Los Angeles.