According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, climate change and the resulting hotter temperatures could lead to 7,000 more cases of babies being born with congenital heart disease. For the study, researchers considered data on climate change from between the years of 1997 to 2007.
A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease.
GENEVA (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Friday he’s “more concerned than I have ever been” about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus after a new spike in cases, as the World Health Organization met on whether to declare the outbreak in Congo an international health emergency.
With the recent transition of health records being transcribed on electronic databases, many doctors and officials are concerned by imminent cyber threats that could negatively impact hospitals across the US.