British firm Touch Bionics has developed a smartphone application, i-limb ultra revolution, which allows amputees to control their prosthetics just by using a smartphone application.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new cholesterol drug Friday, to be named Liptruzet, which is a combination of Merck's Zetia and the generic form of Lipitor.
Routine prostate cancer screening is no longer recommended for healthy men under the age of 55, according to new guidelines set by the American Urological Association.
The new findings are based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which evaluates food and beverage habits through in-person interviews with about 15,700 adults, ages 20 and older.
Breast cancer diagnoses among younger women in the United Kingdom are on the rise, while survival rates still show signs of increasing---a new study finds.
Exercise may help women decrease the chance of developing kidney stones, a new study reveals.
President Barack Obama says that he is "very comfortable" with the controversial new ruling from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that permits females ages 15 and over to purchase the morning-after pill without a prescription.
A criminal ring in China, accused of selling meat from rats and foxes under the guise of lamb, has been intercepted by police.
Analysts with the CDCP say the country's economic nose-dive into the so-called Great Recession caused much of the emotional depression people reported over the last several years, which in some cases led to suicide.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning to deliver a review this year on whether the germ-killer behind the $1 billion industry that includes hundreds of antibacterial products is ineffective, or worse, harmful.
An estimated 79 percent of adults living in the United States don't meet the physical activity guidelines, which advise getting at least two-and-a-half hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity.
Ground turkey is contaminated with fecal bacteria and other kinds of contaminants, according to a new study from Consumer Reports that found more than half the samples contained fecal bacteria.
Epilepsy patients may benefit from a promising new device designed to predict seizures in people with an uncontrollable type of the disease, a new study suggests.
Lipstick and lip gloss containing toxic metals has been detected in studies before, but researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health tested 32 different types of the common makeup component and the results may make you think twice about applying your next coat.
An elementary school in Queens has become the first school in New York City, and possibly the entire nation to switch student's meal options to healthy and nutritious all-vegetarian fare.