Latest by Diane Domina
Binge drinking could become a vicious cycle, due to long-term genetic changes that increase the craving for alcohol.
The risk of accidental death from an opioid overdose has surpassed the risk of dying in a car crash for the first time, according the National Safely Council.
Researchers found evidence that weight loss and better nutrition can positively affect mental health and ease symptoms of depression and anxiety.
A study conducted in Boston suggests increasing salt intake, the standard intervention to prevent dizziness upon standing, may instead raise the risk.
The latest edition of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide includes a “clean 15” list of fruits and veggies, as well as a “dirty dozen” list.
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.
In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.
If antidepressants or therapy for depression haven't helped, a newly-approved option might. Esketamine (Spravato) is a fast-acting nasal spray.
Just catching a glimpse of something that reminds of you coffee can make you feel more alert and attentive, according to a study.
Tooth loss and gum infections like periodontitis put African American women at higher risk for cancer of the pancreas, suggest researchers at Boston University.