(Reuters Health) - Surgeries in poorer countries can become dangerous when electrical power goes out, as it often does.
(Reuters Health) - The vast majority of violent injuries seen by doctors in emergency rooms are not reported to police, a new report suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Concussions are still often missed or ignored in World Cup soccer games despite rule changes designed to sideline players with head injuries, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Feeding infant girls baby formula containing soy may set them up for more painful menstrual periods as young women, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - The number of people in the U.S. who have difficulty controlling sexual feelings and urges may be greater than realized, researchers say.
(Reuters Health) - In people who already have a genetic vulnerability, small-particle air pollution known as black carbon may raise the risk of developing glaucoma, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Patients often misunderstand their own odds of experiencing heart disease and its potential consequences, and that means doctors may need to rethink how they explain risk, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Nursing Home Compare, a web-based tool from the U.S. government that helps consumers look into the quality of nursing homes, falls short when it comes to rating safety, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - A preliminary study suggests that a new skin sensor could help avoid life-threatening crises for the millions of people living with hydrocephalus, a condition that causes fluid to accumulate in the brain.
(Reuters Health) - Teens seeking to buy emergency contraception at pharmacies continue to face significant roadblocks, a new U.S. study suggests.