Your brain knows when you've just died, researchers say

Researchers at New York University's Langone School of Medicine said in an interview that people who've temporarily died are aware that their life has ended, and might be able to hear a doctor announcing their death.<p>Scientists at the New York City school told the Independent newspaper that they’re …


Life after death? Study finds brain still works after body dies

A major study from the NYU Langone School of Medicine found there was brain activity in people who were declared dead but later revived.


Doing This for 30 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

It sometimes feels like if you want to truly make a difference in your health, you need to hit the gym every day or make every workout as intense as …


Nobody ever believes this woman's real age - but her secret to looking youthful may make your stomach turn

A glamorous pensioner has developed a very unusual way of keeping her skin looking youthful- and, if you can stomach it, it is completely free.<p>Stella …

Skin Care

The sleep problem that can kill your sex life, and lead to divorce

Sleep is arguably the most important part of your day. It not only helps to restore and maintain our immune, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems …


New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset A.D.H.D.

In just the past few years, researchers have identified what they believe is an adult version of attention deficit disorder: a restless inability to concentrate that develops spontaneously after high school, years after the syndrome typically shows itself, and without any early signs.<p>The proposed …

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Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Reuters) - A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time.<p>The non-profit healthcare system is one of the state's largest employers and sits in the heart of economically depressed coal country. It faces …

Health Care

World Osteoporosis Day: Foods that you need to include in your diet to make your bones strong

On the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day, let's take a look at some of the foods that can make your bones strong.<p>Osteoporosis is a condition where …


Eating broccoli may fight 'leaky' gut - Futurity

Like broccoli? You're in luck. New research says the green veggie benefits gut health.


The health checks you should have throughout your life

Because it's better to be safe than sorry<p>Many of us like to imagine that getting sick is something that happens to other people. At the very least, …


Cancer Linked to Breast Implants Is a Bigger Problem Than We Realized

It’s still rare, but doctors need to know about it so they can catch the cancer before it spreads.<p>In July, we reported on a rare cancer called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). It's technically not breast cancer, but a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that grows in …


How your blood type could seriously affect your health

New research has suggested your blood type could affect your health – in good ways and bad.<p>While scientists for many years believed your blood group …


California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak

<b>(CNN) —</b> As firefighters continue to battle blazes across the state of California, public health officials are dealing with another ongoing crisis: one of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreaks in the country since the development of a vaccine, more than two decades ago.<p>An update …

Public Health

Over 30,000 cases of cell contamination found in decades of medical research

A recent investigation revealed that over 30,000 medical research papers, published over decades, are now invalid due to contaminated cells. In many cases scientists who believed they were working on human cells were in fact working on mouse cells, others thought they had lung cells, but had liver …


Survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major new survey finds that the number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year.<p>Analysis of the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index suggests that rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" are undermining recent coverage gains that …

Health Care

Dr. Oz shares food fixes to improve blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol

Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of “The Dr. Oz Show” and author of the new book “Food Can Fix It,” joined Megyn Kelly to share tips on how to improve your overall health through better food choices.


Experts are urging people to be alert to the symptoms of norovirus

There are concerns that cases will rise this year<p>It's the winter sickness bug everybody dreads, but reports suggest that cases of <b>norovirus</b> could be …

Public Health

This old-school training technique will blow up your chest

Barbell bench presses followed by incline presses and closing out with flyes is so typical. Hell, you've probably been doing that since high school. …


5 Reasons to Get Your Eyes Checked That Have Nothing to Do With Your Vision

If you're someone who doesn't need glasses or contacts, you probably think you don't need to get your eyes checked this year (or ever?). But regular …


A Philando Castile campaign is wiping off a year's worth of lunch debts at St. Paul schools

<b>(CNN) —</b> During his time with St. Paul Public Schools, Philando Castile was known as someone who fed countless kids with money from his own pocket.<p>The gesture became his legacy. And it's a legacy that a college professor wants to keep alive.<p>So, she and her students at Inver Hills Community College …


Why You Probably Shouldn't Worry About Exercising Yourself to Death

Is there such a thing as too much exercise?<p>A new study, published in the journal <i>Mayo Clinic Proceedings</i><i>,</i> suggests that there is. Fitness diehards may …


Why Am I Shedding So Much? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don't Have To

Are your stray hairs everywhere? On your desk, your pillow, clogging your shower drain, and all over your sweater? Here, general internal medicine …


This exercise combination could reduce your risk of heart disease, suggests study

People doing both workouts saw TWICE the reduction in blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI...<p>It goes without saying that if you are looking to boost …


Do You Have Restless Leg Syndrome Or Are You Just Fidgety?

There's probably at least one person in your office who taps their foot or shakes their leg incessantly while they work — maybe it's you. Indeed, …


Henna crowns: 'Hair' for cancer patient

For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult and upsetting consequence.<p>But now, there’s a new alternative to wigs and hats.

Health (UK)

Can't hear? Try a game

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you avoid noisy restaurants because you can't hear your spouse or you have to turn your TV up so loud that the neighbors complain, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, and as you age, some loss is inevitable for many.<p>Hearing aids can help …

This is how quickly your body benefits from quitting smoking

If you are a smoker trying to kick the habit, you’ll have already given a lot of thought to the benefits of quitting – for your health, your looks, …


New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Lab experiments on a new strain of the H7N9 bird flu circulating in China suggest the virus can transmit easily among animals and can cause lethal disease, raising alarms that the virus has the potential for triggering a global human pandemic, researchers reported on …

Public Health

Closing arguments set in deadly meningitis outbreak trial

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys are preparing to make their closing arguments in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in a deadly meningitis outbreak.<p>Closing arguments in Glenn Chin's trial are expected Friday in Boston's federal courthouse. Chin faces second-degree …

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Common and Rare Side Effects for Diphenhydramine Oral

Men's Health