Doctors are supposed to help overweight patients lose weight, since those extra pounds boost the risk of diabetes, heart disease and many other illnesses. But those patients might be better off going to Weight Watchers, according to new research.
Vaccines do come with risks for trouble, but problems are generally rare, according to a new review of the evidence from the Institute of Medicine.The independent panel considered adverse effects from eight common childhood vaccines, and found that in many cases there wasn't enough evidence to if sa
A third of people seeking reconstructive nasal surgeries have body dysmorphic disorder, according to a new study. Those with BDD are preoccupied with an imagined physical defect or a minor defect. These concerns interfere with their daily life, and it's something others can't see.
Older people often have difficulty understanding conversation in a crowd. Like everything else, our hearing deteriorates as we age.There are physiological reasons for this decline: We lose tiny hair cells that pave the way for sound to reach our brains.