Results of a study conducted in Minnesota from 2005 to 2012 suggest antidepressant medications are overprescribed in older adults about 24 percent of the time.
Height and weight have a greater effect on lifespan in women than in men, Dutch researchers say.
The recommended practice of waiting two hours after eating before going to bed doesn’t have a significant effect on blood sugar levels, say researchers.
A blood test can accurately detect brain damage in people with Alzheimer's before they show memory loss, confusion, or cognitive impairment, say researchers.
Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.
Health care providers should prescribe physical activity for people with type 2 diabetes, says the European Association of Preventive Cardiology.