Livescience.com

Health News

Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

Actived: 4 days ago

URL: https://www.livescience.com/health

Lithium Medication: Dosage & Side Effects Live Science

(7 days ago) Lithium orotate is a dietary supplement touted as a natural treatment for mental health problems. It is sometimes promoted as an alternative to lithium and its side effects.

Category:  Mental health Go Now

People are taking an animal deworming drug for COVID-19

(7 days ago) People are taking dangerous doses of an anti-parasitic drug as a COVID-19 treatment, even though there is no solid evidence that it has any benefit for the disease. The drug,

Category:  Drug Go Now

Best Disposal Method for Old Medications Found Live Science

(3 days ago) Placing those old unused prescriptions that have piled up in your medicine cabinet in the trash is the least harmful way to get rid of them, a new study suggests.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Who Was Hippocrates

(Just Now) The following is a modern version of the oath written in 1964 by Dr. Louis Lasagna, then a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University and later dean of the Sackler School of Graduate

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Can a Drug That Fights Parasites Also Help with Autism

(7 days ago) A 1926 bottle of suramin, a medicine once known as "Bayer 205." (Image credit: Science Museum of London ) A 101-year-old drug that is often used …

Category:  Drug Go Now

These 'Barbaric' Medical Treatments Are Still Used Today

(7 days ago) Compared to other treatments described in this article, maggot therapy is fairly new, having been used for only about 100 years, said Dr. Ronald Sherman, an internal medicine

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Health News

(6 days ago) Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Health News

(6 days ago) Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Treatments for COVID-19: Drugs being tested against

(4 days ago) An oral drug called EIDD-2801 has shown promise in test-tube experiments with human lung and airway cells, scientists reported online April 6 in the journal Science Translational Medicine

Category:  Drug Go Now

What is Homeopathy

(9 days ago) The solutions in homeopathic medicine are often diluted to the point that there is no medicine in the medicine. (Image credit: Szasz-Fabian Ilka …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Health News

(6 days ago) Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Does Medicine Really Expire

(7 days ago) The date that you see printed on a pill bottle is the date until which the medicine's manufacturer will guarantee the drug's safety and full potency. How …

Category:  Drug Go Now

Can Hypnosis Be Used as a Medical Treatment

(2 days ago) But in medicine, hypnosis means putting a patient in an enhanced state of relaxation during which the patient is more open to suggestions, said Harold Pass, an …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Why Is the Medical Symbol a Snake on a Stick

(3 days ago) The son of Apollo and the human princess Coronis, Asclepius is the Greek demigod of medicine. According to mythology, he was able to restore …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Homeopathic Treatments: Do They Help or Harm

(8 days ago) Although some people say homeopathy, a type of alternative medicine, is safe and leads to better outcomes when used along with conventional medicine, others say it can be harmful, and it is

Category:  Medicine Go Now

What is a Medical Ultrasound

(9 days ago) A fetus at 4 months seen via ultrasound. (Image credit: CDC) Ultrasound imaging, or sonography, is the use of high-frequency sound waves to visualize soft tissues such as …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Poisons and Panaceas: Plants Tell History of Healing

(7 days ago) NEW YORK — Modern medicine owes a great debt to botany. Plants exploited by ancient apothecaries have given rise to more complex and …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

12 Amazing Images in Medicine Live Science

(7 days ago) Modern medicine has accomplished some incredible feats, including helping people to survive injuries and diseases that might have seemed impossible to survive a few decades ago.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Adderall: Uses, Abuses & Side Effects Live Science

(7 days ago) Adderall is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It can be habit-forming and should only …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Shona People: History & Culture Live Science

(1 days ago) Traditional medicine "Traditional medical practices have succeeded in curing a large number of illnesses using both scientific and non-scientific, or subjective, knowledge," wrote Kazembe

Category:  Medicine Go Now

10 of the Strangest Medical Studies (in Recent History

(2 days ago) Strange Medicine (Image credit: Erich Auerbach/Getty) Historical medical literature is filled with strange studies and bizarre experiments that would almost certainly never be carried out today

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Oldest Medical Report of Near-Death Experience Discovered

(5 days ago) Reports of people having "near-death" experiences go back to antiquity, but the oldest medical description of the phenomenon may come from a …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

What is Reiki

(4 days ago) At the root of Reiki is the concept — once known in Western medicine up through the Middle Ages and still seen today in Eastern medicine — …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Ayurveda: The Good, the Bad and the Expensive Live Science

(5 days ago) Christopher Wanjek is the Bad Medicine columnist for Live Science and a health and science writer based near Washington, D.C. He is the author …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Ayurveda: Facts About Ayurvedic Medicine Live Science

(7 days ago) Ayurveda is widely practiced on the Indian subcontinent — more than 90 percent of Indians use some form of Ayurvedic medicine, according to the University of …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Atorvastatin (Generic Lipitor): Uses, Dosage & Side

(5 days ago) Atorvastatin is a prescription medicine used to treat high cholesterol. It is marketed as a calcium salt under the brand name Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium), produced by Pfizer.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

How Could a Diabetes Drug Cause Severe Genital Infections

(Just Now) People with type 2 diabetes who take a certain class of drugs have a new and dreadful side effect to worry about: The drugs may cause a severe flesh-eating genital infection.

Category:  Drug,  Drugs Go Now

Ancient Shipwreck Reveals 2,000-Year-Old Eye Medicine

(9 days ago) Ancient gray disks loaded with zinc and beeswax found aboard a shipwreck more than 2,000 years old may have been used as medicine for the …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Albuterol: Dosage & Side Effects Live Science

(8 days ago) Albuterol is a prescription medicine prescribed for patients struggling with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis and other lung diseases.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Maggots and Leeches: Old Medicine is New Live Science

(1 days ago) Maggots and Leeches: Old Medicine is New. Pam Mitchell knew the maggots were working when her foot started bleeding. Four years ago, a …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Did Alternative Medicine Kill Steve Jobs

(8 days ago) Integrative medicine is intended to improve the patient's overall health,, Mehta said. However, Mehta would never recommend treating cancer using only alternative medicine

Category:  Medicine Go Now

FDA Approves First 'Digital' Pill: How Does It Work

(3 days ago) A new "digital pill" can tell doctors whether a patient has taken his or her medicine. The pill, which was approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 13, …

Category:  Drug,  Food Go Now

Do Natural Remedies Really Work

(1 days ago) In a 2009 study published in the journal Diabetic Medicine, researchers randomly gave 58 people with Type 2 diabetes either cinnamon or a placebo for …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Health News

(6 days ago) Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Should 12-year-olds get the COVID-19 vaccine

(5 days ago) Many of those hospitalizations involved intensive care, added Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases and chief of Stanford University School of Medicine

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Some Hypertension Drugs Linked to Higher Breast Cancer

(2 days ago) Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Raise Breast Cancer Risk. Taking one type of high blood pressure medication might increase women's risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The researchers found

Category:  Drug,  Drugs Go Now

11 Immigrant Scientists Who Made Great Contributions to

(8 days ago) Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia — now known as the Czech Republic — Gerty Cori (neé Radnitz), received a doctorate in medicine from the German University of Prague in …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Nature: The Master Medicine-Maker Live Science

(9 days ago) Nature: The Master Medicine-Maker. By National Institutes of Health May 04, 2011. A shell from the venomous cone snail <i>Conus omaria</i>, which lives in …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

ötzi the iceman liked his acupuncture and medicinal herbs

(4 days ago) Ötzi the iceman, a spectacularly preserved mummy of a man who was murdered about 5,300 years ago, may have consumed medicinal herbs and had a treatment

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Creatine -- Supplement Facts and Effects Live Science

(4 days ago) A review of scientific studies on creatine by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Dietary Supplement Use by Military Personnel found that …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

'Black fungus' treatment runs short in India as new cases

(6 days ago) In addition, those receiving medicine or oxygen therapy at home may be more likely to pick up the mold from their surroundings, compared with those treated in a sterile, clinical setting.

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Can Herbs and Supplements Treat Hypertension

(6 days ago) And other pills found in your medicine cabinet, Woolf pointed out, can even worsen hypertension. St. Johns Wort, ephedra and licorice — all available over-the …

Category:  Medicine Go Now

Related topics