Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health
(CNN) -- The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050. But with this progression comes an urban lifestyle -- often meaning less ...
Why a Western diet could be bad for you
The Japan Times
Study of 1000 38-year-olds shows 'biological age' ranges from 30 to 60
When English poet John Milton wrote of "Time, the subtle thief of youth" in the 17th century, he probably wasn't thinking of a high school reunion. But if you've ever been to such an event, Milton's words may have crossed your mind as you walked around ...
Some People Do Age Faster Than Others
Rate of aging can be tracked in early adulthood, not just later in life
Some lucky people's bodies are getting YOUNGER every day, scientists claim
Health Highlights: July 7, 2015
Too few countries impose high taxes on cigarettes, even though it's a highly effective way to discourage tobacco use, a World Health Organization report says. The agency said placing a tax of up to 75 percent on the retail price of cigarettes is one of ...
WHO for multi-pronged war against tobacco use in South-East Asia
Increase taxes on tobacco products to curb demand: WHO
WHO Urges Governments to Raise Tobacco Taxes to Curb Smoking
KSAT San Antonio
No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - State environmental officials say they did not find West Nile virus in the latest round of mosquito tests in Rhode Island. The state Department of Environmental Management said Tuesday that 134 mosquito samples from 23 traps set ...
How You Can Best Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus Detected In Skokie
West Nile Virus Vaccine Enters Human Clinical Trials
Everything you know about Atherosclerosis is wrong, study shows
A new study from researchers at the University of Virginia challenges the basic medical beliefs behind the causes of Atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque in the heart and blood vessels. New medical research from the University of Virginia suggests ...
Basic Medical Beliefs About Heart Atherosclerosis Wrong: Study
Scientists have been totally wrong about this one aspect of heart disease
Basic tenet of atherosclerosis treatment overturned
Experts call for immediate WHO reform after Ebola exposes failings
LONDON, July 7 Experts called on Tuesday for urgent, root-and-branch changes to the World Health Organization after an inadequate response to West Africa's vast and deadly Ebola outbreak. The U.N. agency "does not currently possess the capacity or ...
WHO incapable of reacting to crises such as Ebola, says report
WHO 'needs urgent change' to tackle health crises
Panel blames politics for botched UN Ebola response
Epilepsy may increase death risk during childbirth
NEW YORK: Women with epilepsy may be at a higher risk for complications and death during childbirth, says a new study. The researchers found that women with epilepsy have a risk of 80 deaths per 100,000 pregnancies, which is higher than the six deaths ...
80 Epileptic pregnant women die per 100K pregnancies every year, says study
Epileptics are at a huge risk of dying in pregnancy: alarming study
Epilepsy Linked to Higher Risk of Complications During Childbirth, Study Finds
Why most doctors ignore their own advice and report to work when sick
According to a variety of definitions presenteeism is the act of attending work while sick. Some would say it is the opposite of absenteeism and recently, it is garnering more attention. The Harvard Business Review points out that most studies confirm ...
Doctors Work When Sick – Even When They Shouldn't, Survey Says
Many docs come to work sick
Almost all doctors admit they work sick, study shows
New York Daily News
Mammograms may not reduce breast cancer deaths: study
New York Daily News
Breast cancer screenings may not lead to fewer deaths but may lead to overdiagnosis, U.S. researchers suggest. In areas of the U.S. with high levels of screening, more tumors were diagnosed — but breast cancer death rates were no lower than in areas ...
Mammography: Screening vs. Survival
Mammogram Overrated? Regular Breast Cancer Screening May Cause ...
Mammography screening associated with increase in small breast cancers
Wall Street Journal
Allergan Buys Rights to Merck's Migraine Drugs
Wall Street Journal
Allergan AGN -0.26 % PLC said Tuesday that it has reached a deal to buy the exclusive world-wide rights to two of Merck & Co.'s experimental migraine drugs for an upfront payment of $250 million. Merck could also receive milestone and royalty payments ...
Bowing out of a crowded race, Merck sells a migraine drug to Allergan for $250M
Allergan Enters Into Licensing Agreement with Merck to Obtain Exclusive ...
Allergan, Merck Enter into Licensing Agreement for Migraine Program