Latest by Diane Domina
Women who undergo 3-D or synthetic mammography are less likely than those who have standard digital mammograms to be identified as having higher breast density.
For the second year in a row, diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records top the list of patient safety concerns.
Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.
Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.
In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.
Since the mid-1990s, fewer Americans are having heart attacks each year and more of those who do are surviving, according to a Yale University study in JAMA.
People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease.
More than 92 percent of oral meds sold in the U.S. contain at least one ingredient that can cause allergic or adverse reactions in people who are sensitive.
In a study, researchers say they’ve developed a simple urine test to quickly diagnose preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication.
A recent study provides new information about how exposure to the industrial metal manganese can contribute to Parkinson’s-like symptoms.