Environmental Working Group research claims that three out of five sunscreens fail to protect your skin from certain ultraviolet rays. But what do local doctors say?
University of Pittsburgh researchers announced today they are looking for parent volunteers for a new study to look at potential triggers for autism.
Researchers at Pitt are looking for volunteers for an autism study.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with a new report showing the driver death rates for each model of vehicle on the road.
A report analyzing the cause of sex abuse by clergy is stirring up controversy.
Losing weight is a tough challenge for many of us and that’s why a study done at Carnegie Mellon University is attracting a lot of attention. Researchers believe they’ve found a way to help you eat less and it’s kind of surprising. It has to do with the power of the mind.
New research reveals that Vitamin D may help protect women from a leading cause of blindness, macular degeneration.
Seemingly harmless baby powder, in this case to keep sensitive areas dry, is linked to an increased cancer risk.
People recently diagnosed with a Stage I or II colon cancer and interested in the study should contact AGH at 412.359.6464. A list of other sites in North America that are participating in the study […]
If you’re in the mood for love, you may not want to jump into things with wild abandon. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that getting a bit more healthy is advisable before straining your heart.
With the change of life, women stop having their periods, but also, they might start gaining weight. A local researcher is looking at what types of activities will keep post-menopausal women active for the long run, for a better weight and better health.
You’ve got five free minutes, but 10 things that need to get done immediately. So, what do you do? Most people in that situation try to perfect the art of multi-tasking. We’re all doing it more than ever, but research indicates we might not really be getting ahead.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new study shows that energy drinks could be dangerous if consumed by kids and teenagers. According to the journal Pediatrics, the drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants. Doctors […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 10-month federal investigation into safety problems with Toyota vehicles has found no electronic flaws. Consumers complained of unintended acceleration and some from our area even sued Toyota. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In the United States, you need a prescription to get a cholesterol lowering medicine, and that’s for good reason. A broad analysis reinforced that safeguard. In Great Britain, people can get cholesterol […]