People hooked on to illicit opioids are not only at the risk of dying from a drug overdose but also face increased chances of death from communicable and non-communicable diseases, injuries and suicide.
The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that hit the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman on Sunday caused no casualties or damage to properties, said the head of the provincial crisis management department on Sunday.
A sharp rise in the number of women seeking BRCA genetic testing to evaluate their risk of developing breast cancer was driven by multiple factors, including celebrity endorsement, according to researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA).
Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Singapore's Changi Airport after a small fire erupted in a terminal that was later extinguished, authorities and witnesses said, delaying flights at the global hub.
A new study shows that Zika virus causes so much varied damage throughout the fetal brain that researchers are suggesting the term ‘congenital Zika syndrome’ be used to describe the numerous birth defects.
Hair loss is considered normal when you lose up to 100 hairs a day, but when this limit is crossed and a person has excessive hair shedding it may be a sign of more serious condition that needs an evaluation by a medical doctor and treatment.
Working in a 'male-dominated' field or organization is stressful for women, says a research study from Indiana University. Researchers examined stress hormones (cortisol) in over 440 women who work in places where men are 85 percent of the workforce (so their subjects were 'token women'). They looked at fields including engineering and construction.