7 ways to lower your blood pressure without medication

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, raising the risk of heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and other health problems.  And ... Full story

 

In medical first, cancer patient receives 3D-printed titanium rib cage

A Spanish man recently received the world's first customized, 3D-printed titanium ribcage after doctors had to remove a large portion of his sternum due to a cancerous ... Full story

Tip to avoid gaining the Freshman 15

Ever hear of the Freshman 15, those extra pounds gained during the college years? While there is still some debate about whether this boogeyman exists, we ... Full story

Woman’s reason for headaches shocks doctors

Yadira Rostro, a 31-year-old mother from Texas, endured headache pain and vision impairment for nine months before doctors discovered the culprit. Even doctors were surprised at ... Full story

Simple water trick leads to greater weight loss, study shows

Research at a British University suggests that drinking a tall glass of water a half hour before every meal may be your best tool for ... Full story

Vampire spiders could help fight malaria but not by sucking on humans

A species of jumping spider found in Kenya and Uganda that is sometimes called the vampire spider may become part of the human arsenal against ... Full story

Man who routinely wore contact lenses while sleeping now blind in one eye

While contact lenses may be convenient for those who want to ditch eyeglasses, they come with a list of important rules on how to safely ... Full story

Tiny version of human brain grown in lab

A scientist at Ohio State University has grown a tiny, nearly complete human brain in a laboratory setting, according to a report from the university. The ... Full story

Here are the 25 states where mutant head lice were found

The beginning of the 2015-2016 school year means the beginning of a search for a new treatment against head lice. At the 250th American Chemical Society meeting ... Full story

Kids who are picky eaters might develop depression, anxiety

Video transcript provided by Newsy.com Remember the days of demanding macaroni and cheese? Only eating pizza? Insisting on hot dogs for dinner —-- every single night?  Our parents called ... Full story

Jessica Alba's sunscreen under fire as parents post photos of their sunburned kids

Parents are fired up after they say Jessica Alba's popular sunscreen brand failed to protect their kids – and fellow adults – from the hot ... Full story

8-year-old boy has successful double hand transplant, talks of big plans

An 8-year-old little boy from Baltimore has a new future ahead of him after a successful double hand transplant in Philadelphia.  Zion Harvey was the first ... Full story

French teen born with HIV in remission without drugs in world first

A teenager born with HIV is in remission despite stopping treatment 12 years ago in what doctors are saying is unprecedented. The case of the unnamed ... Full story

Report: Traces of asbestos found in crayons, toy kits

An environmental group that conducted a private test indicates that it found traces of asbestos in certain brands of crayons and toy crime-lab kits. The EWG ... Full story

Red eyes after a swim? Don't blame chlorine

If you think it’s the chlorine that makes your eyes red in swimming pools, think again. According to the annual healthy swimming report from the Centers ... Full story

Medical staff mock unconscious patient who unknowingly recorded them during colonoscopy

A MAN was sedated to avoid the discomfort of a colonoscopy — but medical staff were the real pains in the bum. A patient has ... Full story

This man’s blood has saved more than two million babies

Superheroes don’t always come wearing capes. Just ask Clark Kent. Aussie James Harrison may look like an average guy but he’s saved the lives of more ... Full story

The 4-7-8 Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep ... Full story

Alk5 kinase inhibitor: Have scientists just found a cure for old age? New drug rejuvenates brain AND muscle tissue

Scientists may have just gone and done the unthinkable by identifying an anti-aging drug. Early research in mice found that the Alk5 kinase inhibitor simultaneously sprung back ... Full story

Breast cancer patient’s picture that could save lives

A British woman has shared this picture with the world to get more people to check themselves and not ignore what their body is telling ... Full story

What is the strangest killer in YOUR state? Map shows the 'most distinctive' causes of death across the US

Heart disease and cancer are the two biggest killers in the US. But there are other, less obvious causes of death that are specific to each ... Full story

Skin cancer sufferer shares graphic selfie to warn others against sunbeds

If anyone needs a little motivation not to use sunbeds or lay in the sun without protection, this is it. Tawny Willoughby is a 27-year-old mum ... Full story

How To Properly Check For Signs Of Breast Cancer

 Dr Chris Steele show how to perform potentially life-saving checks for breast cancer, with both male and female volunteers ... Full story

How to save your own life when choking if nobody else is around

The paramedic who developed the new technique claims it creates a strong enough force to stop you from choking ... Full story

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat. (Photo: Thinkstock) We’re huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with ... Full story

Woman once dubbed ‘half-tonne killer’ loses 800lbs

A woman who was once dubbed the ‘half-tonne killer’ after she falsely confessed to accidentally killing her nephew has lost 800lb. Mayra Rosales said she had ... Full story

Baby born still INSIDE his amniotic sac is hailed a 'medical miracle' by doctors

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT His hands and feet were clearly visible - but baby Silas Philips was in no rush to enter the world. Born still inside ... Full story

Stalking old friends and exes on Facebook can make you depressed, study finds

Looking up your ex on Facebook to see how he/she is doing? It might be time to step away from that smartphone. People who persistently stalk friends, ... Full story

Researchers find link between rise in HIV and Craigslist

A decade-long study into the role of the internet in HIV transmission has found a link between an increase in the infection and the classified ... Full story

Scientists believe they have discovered a cure for baldness

Incredible news for the follically-challenged: scientists are claiming to have found a permanent cure for baldness. Bald bonces could be a thing of the past if ... Full story