A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University suggests that the strain of decoding sounds over the years may overwhelm the brain, leaving people with hearing loss at risk for dementia.
The United States Preventative Services Task Forces says everyone ages 15 to 65 should get a one-time screening for the virus that causes AIDS.
Dentists can now use digital imaging procedures that make precise measurements that are stored into a computer.
Following a few simple tips can help pet owners save money on pet health costs.
A study published by the British Journal of Medicine says young men in their twenties are more likely to develop serious health problems by the time they reach middle age.
The test could help women get a glimpse into the future of their fertility.
The treatment is called intensity-modulated radiation therapy, or IMRT.
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Doctors can now use engineered nerves from a deceased donor to repair damaged nerves that cause pain, numbness and much more.
A new study shows that 80 million people did not go to the doctor or access medical service in 2012 because they simply could not afford it.
If your medicine cabinet is overflowing with unused, unwanted, and outdated medicine, you can donate them tomorrow for National Prescription Take-Back Day.
A recent report from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns mothers to take extra precautions when using secondhand pumps and accessories.
The American Heart Association expects heart failure to climb dramatically in America by 2030.
The device is called the SoundBite Hearing System and is recommended for people with hearing loss in one ear.
The city’s health commissioner wants to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Express Scripts, a pharmacy benefit management company, conducted research that shows the most wasteful states in terms of medical spending.