CPAP is the most widely used treatment for sleep apnea. Now, research confirms that it is also the most effective for lowering blood pressure in this group.
Learning, memory and verbal fluency are all seemingly affected by poor cardiovascular health, new research from the American Heart Association suggests.
A diet higher in protein may reduce stroke risk by 20%, while every additional 20 grams of protein consumed each day could reduce stroke risk by 26%, according to new research.
Researchers from Mayo Clinic have uncovered the genetic structure and molecular signature of a new form of cancer - called biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma - that starts in the nose.
Giving hydrolized formula to infants does not confer protection against type 1 diabetes, says study. However, the researchers add that their study is not yet complete.
Researchers examining electrical activity in the brains of rats recovering from anesthesia have made some interesting discoveries about how consciousness is regained.
Study of thousands of older men finds statin use is linked to lower physical activity and questions if the drug's muscle pain, fatigue and weakness side effects may be the cause.
Men who carry cell phones in their trouser pocket could be reducing their fertility through exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation, according to research review.
Is there a link between red meat intake and breast cancer? A new study investigating dietary protein sources in early adulthood suggests that there could be.
Researchers from the UK have created a technique that causes mosquitoes to produce male-only offspring, which they say could eliminate malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Two new studies find an association between breast cancer and moles. However, the researchers can only hypothesize on the mechanisms driving this association.
An antioxidant found in tomatoes - called lycopene - improves the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new research.
As part of the Medtronic global pivotal clinical trial, a tiny, pill-sized pacemaker has been implanted in a patient at Southampton General Hospital in the UK.
With human stem cells, a team has created a miniature human retina in a petri dish with functioning photoreceptor cells. They hope this technique could restore vision one day.
New research finds two common gene variants behind longer telomeres - believed to protect cells from aging - also significantly raise risk of deadly brain cancers or gliomas.
Short of removing some of the organ, there is currently no test for pancreatic cancer. Now an endoscope plus oxygen sensor raises hope of identifying the disease at an early stage.
A 10% solution of Rose Bengal was effective in producing a complete response in half of patients with locally advanced cutaneous melanoma, researchers report.
A wide variety of bacteria in the gut can improve metabolism and strengthen the immune system. Now, new research has found that exercise can help boost gut bacteria diversity.
Children with heart disease who were exposed to a high number of imaging tests did not exhibit an increased lifetime risk of cancer, researchers report in a new study.
Though carcinogenic substances called aromatic amines are banned in hair products, new research suggests that hair dye ingredients may need to be analyzed more closely.