One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station in his state.
Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer: They seem to have more trouble clearing HPV, the virus that causes the disease.
New research gives clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes, and doctors say the operation should be offered sooner to more people with the disease not just as a last resort.
Imagine spending four years of your life studying, taking tests and making contacts all leading up to one day. That day will determine in most cases what you’ll be doing the rest of your life. Welcome to Match Day at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
There's a movement to ban 'pink slime' from schools. The USDA is expected to announce schools participating in the national school lunch program will be able to opt out of serving beef made with pink slime.
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the country. In 2010 more than 1,300,000 cases were reported. Chlamydia leads the list in Washoe County of all communicable disease as well. But health officials say the numbers may be an actual under estimation.
A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.
The latest in dining is the food truck which boasts a unique or gourmet type menu. And the latest restaurant to enter the field locally comes from Dish Café. If you think such an undertaking like this is a piece of cake, talk to the Joe and Nancy Horn.
Bad news for diet soda drinkers.
A new study out of the University of Miami and Columbia University found a 43-percent greater risk of stroke or heart attack for people who drank a can of diet soda a day -- compared to people who didn't drink any.