Addicts' use of a powerful painkiller is driving a large HIV outbreak in Indiana, according to health officials.
Heart failure patients who struggle to perform daily tasks could be at an increased risk for hospitalization and death.
Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests.
Almost half a million Americans were infected with the bacteria Clostridium difficile in 2011, and 29,000 died within a month of diagnosis, U.S. health officials say.
After undergoing weight-loss surgery, women are significantly less prone to diabetes during pregnancy but twice as likely to deliver smaller-than-normal infants.
Young children are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill with pneumonia - but unlike in years past, the cause is usually a respiratory virus.
Emulsifiers used to improve food texture and to extend shelf life might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome.
Health care workers who are involved in procedures utilizing radiation more often report experiencing work-related musculoskeletal pain.
For patients with diabetes and depression, improvements in depression are seen with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or sertraline, with a significant advantage for sertraline, but glycemic control remains unchanged with both treatments.
Given the increasing epidemic of obesity, epinephrine autoinjectors (EAIs) for anaphylaxis may require longer needles to ensure intramuscular injection.