Anger Outbursts May Lead to Stroke

The staff at New York University School of Medicine analyzed a number of scientific works whose authors tried to find out how anger outbursts in difficult situations are reflected in the work of the...

Patients Reveal Their Feelings about General Anesthesia

British doctors described incidents of patients’ unexpected awakening during an operation in their new report. According to the authors, they covered all of these cases that occurred in UK hospitals during 2012-2013. Despite the properly...

10 Most Unbelievable Medical Facts Ever

Sometimes human imagination and creativity can be outshined since the most shocking events can take place in real life as well. It may be hard to believe, but these cases are medical facts. The highest...

Medics Able to Communicate with Coma Patients

A group of Canadian researchers were able to talk to a coma patient. It was found that a person in a vegetative state is well aware of what is happening to him/her and can...

Smoking E-Cigarettes & Popcorn Lung Linked

Despite the fact that e-smoking is considered virtually harmless, scientists do not hurry to draw such optimistic conclusions. On the contrary, they say that the inhalation of vapor leads to a dangerous lung damage,...

E-prescribing Systems Surge in Popularity

A recent study estimates that the electronic prescribing systems market will grow to $794 million by 2017. As governments move towards the use of electronic health records for their citizens, e-prescribing systems becoming a...

Best Anti-Cancer Fruit Revealed

American scientists have named the fruit, which contains the strongest anti-cancer substance in the world. The guanabana tropical fruit of the graviola tree is characterized by the most powerful anti-cancer effect. It is also known...

How Many People on Earth Are Healthy?

The American edition of The Lancet has published a medical health evaluation of the world's population. In 2013, the global survey was conducted, taking into consideration the number of acute and chronic diseases in...

Sun Tanning Kills More Often Than Car Accidents

Scientists have found that sunbathing is more dangerous to human health than cars. It was found that skin cancer is now killing more people than all sorts of road accidents. In 2012, the death rate...

More than a Third of the World’s Population Overweight

More than a third of our planet inhabitants, including 37% of men and 38% of women, are overweight. These shocking figures are contained in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Between 1980 and 1990,...