Half of patients in a clinical trial have safely stopped immunosuppressant medication following a modified blood stem-cell transplant for severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the July 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association ...
A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court that family owned corporations do not need to offer insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act will jeopardize access to birth control for millions of women, an executive with Planned ...
Friday is National HIV/AIDS testing day and what better time to quickly review your HIV IQ.
Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?
The head of Cedars-Sinai’s hypertension center will use an $8.5 million grant to help train Black barbers to check men for high blood pressure, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced Wednesday.
Caffeine affects boys more than girls, but only after they hit puberty, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics.
Skin moles may indicate a woman's risk for breast cancer, according to two studies coming out this week in the journal PLOS Medicine. More moles could mean a slightly higher risk, particularly in middle-aged women, researchers say.
A teacher's state of mind may be key to preschoolers' behavior, a new study finds.
If kicking off a life-changing fitness and nutrition program seems daunting, try taking smaller steps to make it feel more manageable.
Hot flashes can be one of the most uncomfortable symptoms of menopause, and so far western medicine has provided no cure.\
Springtime brings warmer weather, outdoor family fun, BBQs, ball games, and for many Americans, the start of allergy season.
Studies have shown that African Americans are at higher risk of contracting kidney disease and diabetes. Although they represent only approximately 13 percent of the U.S. population, 32 percent suffer with this condition. Also, they are more likely to have ...
Diabetics have to take special care of their feet. The disease can cause peripheral neuropathy—otherwise known as nerve damage.
Being overweight comes with chronic disease risks, such as higher cholesterol and higher blood pressure. These increase the risk of developing other diseases, including diabetes, which is at epidemic levels in the black community.
The best way to celebrate "March Madness" is to get out and shoot some hoops yourself, an expert says.