A program that combines home modifications with specialized counseling may help seniors disabled by aging stay in their homes longer, a new study suggested.
Program helps seniors continue to live independently
Researchers at the he Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland have developed a new treatment for tuberculosis.
Researchers get closer to developing more reliable treatment for tuberculosis
While adding DNA sequencing to the screening of newborns for hundreds of potential genetic diseases may help accurately identify babies who will develop a disease, it could be too early to recommend for the general public, say researchers.
Could DNA screening test become norm to detect genetic diseases?
Amanda McKinlay used to burst into tears while brushing her hair, the small movements in her shoulder muscle causing unbearable agony.
Expert warns the UK could face its own US style opioid crisis
A survey of 61 psychiatric departments in 2017 shows that Norway’s health care system has difficulty helping patients with very serious self-harming behavior.
Norway struggles to help self-harming patients
Cardiovascular disease and stroke are the most common causes of death worldwide, resulting in hospitalization, disability and loss of income. For example, one-third of heart attacks, 25 percent of strokes and 40 percent of cardiac arrests occur in people of working age under age 65.
Cardiac events, stroke lead to loss of work, reduced income
A new study has revealed that individuals have a significantly higher risk of suicide after a cancer diagnosis, and that the type of cancer can increase the danger.
Risk of suicide increases following a cancer diagnosis
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting around 1.6m people in the UK, BBC wrote.
Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition
Parents should avoid letting their children use mobile phones, tablets or computers an hour before bedtime and agree screen time limits, according to new official guidance.
Guidance for parents about children's electronics
How many times has “This year, I will exercise more” or “This year, I will join a gym”, appeared in your New Year resolutions? In a random survey in our Delhi office, eight out of 10 people listed one of these in their resolutions for 2019. Clearly, it is that time of the year.
Make mobility your first fitness goal this year

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