FDA: Weight loss drug Belviq linked to higher cancer risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that prescription weight loss medicine Belviq might be linked to higher cancer risk. The FDA issued...
More popular heartburn drugs recalled for impurity that may cause cancer

More popular heartburn drugs recalled for impurity that may cause cancer

Several popular heartburn drugs have been recalled by pharmaceutical companies due to the presence of an impurity which may cause cancer. A number of pharma...
Burnout could increase risk of atrial fibrillation

Study: Burnout could increase risk of atrial fibrillation

A new study has suggested that burnout, the state of mental, emotional, and physical exhaustion from chronic stress, could increase the risk of atrial...
Pregnant women exposed to flame retardants linked to child’s reading problems

Pregnant women exposed to flame retardants linked to child’s reading problems

Pregnancy exposed to flame retardants may lead to the birth of children who would struggle with reading, according to a new US study. The study,...
sleep apnea fat tongues

Sleep apnea linked to amount of fat on tongues — study

A study has suggested that the amount of fat on people's tongues is linked to sleep apnea, a disorder that can leave people gasping...
additional $1 to minimum wage could reduce suicide rates in US

Study: Adding $1 to US minimum wage could reduce suicide rates

A new study has revealed that increasing the minimum wage by $1 could potentially reduce the suicide rates among workers in the US. The 25-year...
healthy lifestyle adds disease-free years

Healthy lifestyle can give people extra disease-free years

A study has shown that women can have 10 while men can gain seven years of life free of diseases, such as cancer, heart...
losing sleep increases Alzheimer's risk

Study: Sleep loss may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

A preliminary study has discovered that the loss of one night's sleep in healthy young men may lead to an increased risk of developing...
US cancer death rate continues to decline

Report: US cancer death rate continues to decline yearly

A new American Cancer Society report has shown that the cancer death rate in the US has continued to decrease for the 26th consecutive...
alcohol-related deaths US

Alcohol-related deaths doubled in US, women at increased risk — study

A new study has revealed that the number alcohol-related deaths annually in the US have more than doubled between 1999 and 2017. The study, published...

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