Profile

Cover photo
LiveScience Health
268 followers|161,901 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
Childhood leukemia overall is a rare disease, it is still the most common type of childhood cancer. 
Children who were breast-fed for at least six months as a baby may have a slightly lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a new report.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
But it isn't the top source of information about health matters. 
The vast majority of teenagers now surf the Internet when they want answers to questions about their health, a new nationwide survey finds.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
It is an uncommon yet often lethal form of cancer. 
The tragic death of Joseph "Beau" Biden from brain cancer this week highlights the mysteries of this uncommon yet often lethal form of cancer.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
Contacts may alter more than your eyesight. 
Contact lenses may change the bacteria that live on the surface of your eyes, a small new study finds.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
Do you get enough? 
New guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation slightly change the recommended sleep ranges for children and teens.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
Why is facial symmetry sexy? 
People overwhelmingly prefer symmetrical faces to asymmetrical ones, leading to the hypothesis that symmetry is a sign of health. However, new research suggests that health and facial symmetry aren't linked at all.
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
268 people
lao kisong's profile photo
Neil Maiuri's profile photo
michelle bennett's profile photo
MBO Malang's profile photo
Ol' Thunderfarts's profile photo
Biogetica's profile photo
DignityHealth Sacramento's profile photo
Ann Dep's profile photo
Vic LeFaber's profile photo

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
While the story is certainly unusual, it's not unheard of. 
A teenager in Italy recently beat some incredible odds when he survived for 42 minutes underwater, according to news reports.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
GET UP! 
If you work at a desk, you should try to stand up for a total of 2 hours during your work day, according to new advice.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
#LSHealth Fact of the Day: Of male-specific diseases of the reproductive system, prostate cancer is the most common. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/33juk
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
Which medications are they? 
Taking tranquilizers or regular prescription pain relievers is linked with an increased risk of committing homicide, a new study finds.
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
#LSHealth Fact of the Day: About 95% of the fluoride added to public water supplies is produced from phosphorite. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/33aps
1
Add a comment...

LiveScience Health

Shared publicly  - 
 
There are four main types of fats in our foods. 
Our understanding of fats is evolving.
1
Add a comment...
Story
Tagline
Daily Dose of Health News and Trends
Introduction

LiveScience Health is a comprehensive and accessible source of news and information about the latest medical research and health news and trends. Our team of experienced reporters and editors get beyond the hype, jargon and fallacies to provide deep and broad analysis of everything from new treatments and fitness findings to the latest medical devices and orthopedic implants. We explore the body and mind through news and features while dispelling some medical myths along the way.