(Reuters Health) - Head and neck surgery patients in Hong Kong are far less likely to be prescribed opioids than patients undergoing similar surgeries in the U.S., new research shows.
(Reuters Health) - Plant-derived estrogens, such as those from soy and red clover, might contribute to unwanted weight gain in some postmenopausal women, according to a new review of previous clinical trials.
(Reuters Health) - Young men who have sex with men (MSM) who disclose their sexual orientation or behavior to a health care provider are more likely to receive appropriate healthcare, new data suggest.
(Reuters Health) - Babies who start on solids at three months sleep better than infants exclusively breastfed until six months of age, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data.
(Reuters Health) - Burned-out doctors are more likely to make major medical errors, regardless of workplace safety measures, new research shows.
(Reuters Health) - Seeing the same doctor over the years helps people live longer, suggests a new international study.
(Reuters Health) - Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new analysis.
(Reuters Health) - Waning eyesight may hasten the pace of cognitive decline in older people, suggests a U.S. study.
(Reuters Health) - A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching "13 Reasons Why," a popular Netflix series about a teen girl's suicide, may be inadvisable for some youngsters.
(Reuters Health) - State regulations for early care and education centers may not do enough to prevent children from being exposed to marijuana, tobacco or alcohol, researchers say.