Health Research

Success At Quitting Smoking Depends On Age, Gender And Social Advantage

Where you live, how old you are and whether you’re male or female all affect your chances of giving up smoking. These are the findings of a study which suggests that while NHS stop smoking services are effective in supporting some smokers to quit there are significant differences in the longer term success rates for […]

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Complementary Therapies Ease Stress For Hospice Patients And Caregivers

Fear, worry and stress — byproducts of a life-threatening illness — can manifest themselves physiologically as anxiety, difficulty breathing and nausea. While traditional health care practices are used to treat the illness, complementary therapies including reflexology, massage, healing touch, bedside harp and aromatherapy can bring patients and their caregivers a sense of peace.

Innovations In Women’s Health Shine Brightly This May

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of women’s health conditions have come a long way, baby. In honor of Women’s Health Awareness Month and National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14), the popular health and wellness website EverydayHealth.com, is working with the HHS Office on Women’s Health and da Vinci Surgery to present “Women’s Works: Tools for a […]

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