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Study: Depression big threat to human health

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A new study by the World Health Organization reveals that depression is one of the greatest threats to human health. Globally, tens of millions of people suffer from mental illness, but most of them go untreated, according to a new study from the World Health Organization. Full story...
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Saturday is World Rabies Day

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Pet experts say World Rabies Day is a good time to make sure you're dog or cat has been vaccinated. More than 55,000 people die from rabies every year around the world. Full story...
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More turn to internet for medical advice

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An increasing number of people are turning to the internet to seek medical advice. They're affectionately called "cyber-chondriacs." According to one poll there were about 160 million of them in 2006. Full story...
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Prescription drugs often lethal when misused

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Overall drug use in the United States is decreasing, according to a new study by the federal government, but there's also an important warning: prescription drugs often become lethal when misused. Full story...
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Study: Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus closely related

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A new study reveals that rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are closely related illnesses. And just one gene can increase the risk for both. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common adult health problem, affecting around one percent of the population. Full story...
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