Stroke affects 15 million people each year, but many are unaware of its symptoms. In line with Stroke Awareness Month, we look at the warning signs and risks of the condition.
Preliminary results of a small trial suggest combining an estrogen hormone with a drug indicated for patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis may improve symptoms.
A new study - drawing data from German health insurance claims - finds that musicians are four times as likely to experience some level of deafness than the general population.
An international team of researchers has uncovered a genetic signature in the blood of children with tuberculosis, which they say could open the doors for improved diagnosis.
For the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers, researchers report high healing rates with dehydrated human amniotic membrane allografts.
New research has found that men with low levels of vitamin D, particularly African-American men, may be at increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
A team of social psychologists use the assassination of Osama bin Laden to examine the extent to which 'vicarious revenge' contributes to victims' sense of closure and justice.
Researchers have used resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging to identify altered connections in different brain areas of children and adolescents with ADHD.
Medical News Today attended the Wired Health conference in London and reports on innovative health care technology encountered there, focusing on how we can use personalized data.
International study identifies first gene tied to childhood-onset familial dilated cardiomyopathy, and suggests several drugs already approved by FDA may be effective.
In a large biological library, researchers discovered a new class of proteins called cnidarins that are produced in coral reefs off Australia, and seem to block HIV in a new way.
Increasing dietary fiber intake following a heart attack may reduce risk of death from all causes by 25% and death from cardiovascular causes by 13%, according to a new study.
New mutations - implicated in both schizophrenia and autism - have been identified in genes that play a role in epigenetic regulation, according to a new study.
A new review from The Cochrane Collaboration provides 'encouraging evidence' that stem cell therapy may be effective against heart disease.
Low levels of vitamin D in the body have been linked to chronic widespread pain, according to research presented by the British Society for Rheumatology.
New research from the University of California Los Angeles suggests that labeling a 10-year-old girl as fat may increase her risk of becoming obese almost a decade later.
It may now be possible to transplant insulin-producing beta cells into type 1 diabetes patients - a potential cure. The cells are partly crafted from the patients own skin cells.
Pre-cut food they can eat with a fork encourages kids to behave better than foods they have to bite into, which leads to more aggressive and rowdy behavior, says a new study.
In 1918, a flu virus took only a few months to kill three times more people than World War I. Now, a new study suggests exposure during childhood may explain why it was so deadly.
Although previous studies have suggested that induced labor increases the risk of cesarean delivery, new research indicates that labor induction may actually reduce such risk.