Encouraging patients to help write and add notes to their personal medical charts—a task typically handled only by medical professionals—may help patients feel more involved with their own care and improve relationships with their doctors, a new study found.
Medical note system could boost patients' engagement in their healthcare
Add one more reason to why you should brush and floss regularly: Gum disease bacteria are now tied to higher odds of esophageal cancer.
Study ties gum disease bacteria to esophageal cancer
A hospital official says that the first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the US has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the US but one achieved several years ago in Sweden.
First baby born from a uterus transplant
You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo found.
Reading information aloud improves memory of materials
Heart disease risk could be reduced by almost 30 percent, by eating a handful of nuts a day, researchers revealed.
Heart disease risk slashed by eating just a handful of nuts
Gazing at your baby may do more than strengthen that bond with your newborn, a new study suggested.
Locking eyes with your baby may synchronize brain waves: Study
Middle-age spread ramps up the risk of dementia by as much as a third, experts said.
Being overweight ramps up dementia risk
Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is not only safe for most people, it might protect against heart disease or an early death, a new review suggested.
Coffee habits could lengthen lifespan: Study
Women are being urged to take part in an updated national screening program that promises to protect millions from cervical cancer.
Australia's new cervical cancer test 'much more sensitive'
A new generation cancer drug holds out the hope of a ‘cure’ for HIV patients, research has shown.
New generation cancer drug 'holds hope for HIV cure': Research

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