Chia seeds, rich in alpha-linolenic acid and high in fiber and protein, have become a popular health food item but should be used with caution by patients with dysphagia or known esophageal strictures.
Rates of vasectomies increased from 2007-2009, coinciding with the Great Recession, reports research presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's 70th Annual Meeting.
A mutation in recent strains of the H1N1 influenza virus may explain why middle-aged adults were particularly impacted by the virus during the 2013-2014 influenza season.
Both too little and too much sleep may increase your risk of developing ulcerative colitis (UC), suggests a new study.
Subgroups may benefit from anti-inflammatory treatment such as patients with elevated inflammatory markers or a somatic comorbidity.
Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i) have been used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension but could long-term, continuous administration of these agents provide effective cardiac protection?
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tightened previous infection control guidance for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola.
Medications commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease may raise the risk of impulse control disorders such as compulsive gambling, compulsive shopping, and/or hypersexuality.
Twice-yearly visits to the doctor can help keep hypertension under control better than only seeing the doctor once a year.
The presence of myocardial infarction (MI) without substantial coronary artery disease (CAD) is not familial, according to a new study.