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On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.
Rates of cervical cancer actually remain at the same level until the age of 85, after which disease incidence begins to drop sharply.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
You may want to think twice the next time you send your pooch to the doghouse.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.
The device, called WiGait, can monitor and track a person's walking speed and movement without the need for a wearable.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.
Researchers discovered that regular administration of THC among mice led to a significant reversal in the natural aging process of the brain.
The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.
Although in a computerized format, digital books show no advantage compared to print books when it comes to children learning from them.
Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.
The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.
Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with a condition known as tetralogy of Fallot, commonly referred to as having a hole in one’s heart.
A study found that home-monitoring systems often failed to record an accurate measurement of blood pressure, which could lead physicians to mistakenly believe a patient’s numbers are better than they appear.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
A study found that those who consumed artificially sweetened beverages on a daily basis were about three times as likely to experience a stroke or develop dementia compared to people who consumed diet drinks less frequently.
After consuming tapeworms under the supervision of an American physician, a four-year-old boy with autism saw improvements in his behavior and cognitive functioning.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.
A new study disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.
Researchers found no direct link between antidepressant usage and autism risk during pregnancy, but there may be risk implications associated with a mother's mental health.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
The man who helped to invent the lithium-ion battery has now introduced a more efficient, fast-charging glass battery that could soon make its way to market.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.
When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.
Among children with underlying medical conditions, the seasonal vaccine cut the risk of death by more than half.
Researchers are studying why babies in Denmark, Japan and Germany cry the least over the first 12 weeks of life, whereas babies in Canada, England and Italy cry more.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
The new research sheds light on the complex variables that make a good match for organ donation.
The new study suggests that cancer essentially thrives in an environment full of fatty tissue.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
The study authors found a particular grievance with a common characteristic of cookbooks: using the duration of cooking in place of an internal temperature reading.
Researchers noticed a unique pattern of brain activity among children who later achieved higher academic success.
Diagnosing a rare disease in children called DiGeorge syndrome may be as simple as taking a photo with new facial recognition software.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
The key to the new research rests on the methods by which plants, such as spinach, transport fluids and other substances.
The fertility analyzer uses an “optical attachment” that plugs into a smartphone and a one-use device to collect a semen sample.
The FDA believes that evidence it has gathered since 2011 regarding breast cancer cases is enough to warrant a new designation for the rare type of T-cell lymphoma that can occur following breast implants.
The results so far, gained in studies on rats, show a powerful way to limit the effects of stroke damage.