Researchers May Have Discovered Peanut Allergy Genes

Recent research may have identified the genes that are involved in peanut allergies. Researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City say...

What the Latest Healthcare Mergers Mean for Consumers

Mergers are in the air in the healthcare industry. Earlier this month, the CVS Health pharmacy chain announced a deal to buy...

Who’s Dying from Opioid Overdoses? It May Not Be Who You Think.

Many people who die from a prescription opioid overdose receive a diagnosis of chronic pain or a psychiatric condition within a year of their...

Why Do Some Organ Donor Campaigns Work… and Others Don’t

Finding an organ donor is literally a life-or-death matter these days. Just ask Wayne Winters of Utah, who donned a sandwich board and...

Why Don’t People with High Deductibles Make Changes?

Do health plans with high deductibles motivate patients to shop around? According to recent research published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the answer...

Should Viagra Be an Over-the-Counter Drug?

Viagra may soon be available without a prescription in the United Kingdom. In a recent announcement, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...

Do We Need More Generic Opioids to Battle Opioid Epidemic?

With the opioid epidemic in the United States showing no signs of letting up, the government has taken new steps to reduce the misuse...

Opening Windows, Doors Could Help You Sleep Better

Open your windows and doors. A new study from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands suggests those simple steps prior to...

Facebook Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Suicidal People

When a person dies by suicide, those in their life often wonder what they could’ve done to prevent it. Social media users may...

New Blood Test Could Help with MS Prognosis

blood test, IsolateMS, saying it could help diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) in patients. And now a new blood test is showing potential...