Eating foods fried in olive or sunflower oil will does not increase the risk of heart disease or premature death, according to a study of 40,757 adults over an eleven-year period.
While the life expectancy of a person born in Japan is among the highest in the world at 82.9 years, tobacco smoking and high blood pressure remain the biggest risk factor of death among Japanese adults.
Researchers looking to catch up to the exploding popularity of tablet computers have published recommendations for guidelines that ensure devices like Apple's iPad and Motorola's Xoom are comfortable and safe to use.
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed technology that brings the realistic feel of flipping through pages to reading on tablets and smartphones.
The biomedical devices industry dodged consequences of the economic downturn from 2007 to 2009, prospering while many companies collapsed.
An insurer fee included in President Obama's health reform law that was intended to help fund coverage expansion may actually result in the federal government taxing states and itself.
Researchers at Harvard University, along with food preparation experts are using muffins to make a point about what they say is the myth that when it comes to diets low fat is best.
Racial disparities in health persist in Delaware, a public official said on Monday as she recalled a quote from a speech on healthcare inequity made by Martin Luther King Jr. more than 40 years ago.
The Obama administration made three proposals to Congress on Tuesday meant to raise fees from the drug industry to speed of the approval process for new drugs.
Researchers said that the impact of these FDA warnings and alerts have been varied and unpredictable and the most effective notices were those four were public warnings about potential serious adverse effects of a certain drug, but even these alerts varied in their impact.
Investment in biotechnology by venture capitalists jumped 22 percent in 2011, with $4.7 billion going into 446 deals, according to the MoneyTree Report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.
Most men do not use sunscreen, which can potentially heighten their risk of developing skin cancer from winter sun exposure, according to survey results released Wednesday.
A committee of Alzheimer's experts is advising the Obama Administration on how to execute and meet goals of a recently released proposal in a two-day meeting which began on Tuesday.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration kicked off a three day advisory committee meeting on Wednesday, hoping to come up with recommendations for the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the impact of the use of dissolvable tobacco products on public health, including use among children.
The flu season may be taking off a bit later this year and compared to recent years the low number of cases currently circulating in the U.S. is reassuring, influenza experts said.
The Food and Drug Administration voiced concern on Monday that the hope that patients have for cures, not yet available, may leave them vulnerable to unscrupulous providers of stem cell treatments that are illegal and potentially harmful.
Researchers have found a new therapeutic method that may restore damaged myelin sheaths lost during Multiple Sclerosis in a proof-of-principle study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
High levels of vitamin D may cause harm by lowering levels of c-reactive protein, a marker for cardiovascular inflammation, according to researchers at John Hopkins University.
Scientists have always known about invisible molecules called Criegee biradicals in the atmosphere, but now they know how they react with pollutants.
Combining traditional Chinese medicine and a Western treatment results in a significant increase in fertility in women hoping to become pregnant according to study results from Tel Aviv University.