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New research suggests that a short session of moderate physical activity can reduce inflammation by activating a response at the cellular level.
What is early-onset Alzheimer's and what causes it? Learn about coping with the condition, the financial burden, and its effect on relationships.
A new study finds the risk of dementia onset is just as high for sedentary older adults as it is for those with a genetic predisposition for the disease.
Learn all about genital psoriasis. This article looks at the symptoms and treatments for this condition, as well as how it might affect sexual health.
A new randomized control study is the first to show that chair yoga can help to reduce pain in seniors with lower extremity osteoarthritis.
Learn about the foods that are good for people with MS and the foods that should be avoided. Also discover how special diets compare for people with MS.
Meeting current exercise guidelines can be hard for older adults with arthritis, but a new study finds they need only meet a third of the recommendations.
What is biotin, can it help with MS, and how might it be used? Learn about current research on biotin and other possible health benefits of this vitamin.
New research demonstrates that musical training improves reaction time to auditory and tactile stimuli. The findings open the door to new types of therapy.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have analyzed over 10,000 studies to better understand the benefits and harms of cannabis.
Medical News Today: Scientists find genetic mutation that causes cleft lip and palate, heart defects
A team of international researchers examines the genetic mutation responsible for cleft lip and palate, as well as congenital heart defect.
A new study links mild traumatic brain injury to greater neurodegeneration and memory decline in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Learn if marijuana affects ADHD and if medical marijuana is available as a treatment. What are the risks, and can marijuana treat children with ADHD?
Can caffeine be used as a treatment for ADHD and what should be considered before caffeine is given to a child? What other treatments are available?
New research investigates how we form memories, and discovers that apart from the hippocampus, a previously neglected brain area plays a crucial role.
Breaking research carried out in China finds a possible link between a woman's blood pressure before conception and the eventual gender of her child.
A new study in rats suggests that adding blue corn to a high-sugar, high-cholesterol diet may help prevent some of the risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
A new systematic Cochrane review analyzes existing studies on the benefits of yoga for reducing chronic, non-specific lower back pain.
Bone fractures do not heal well in people with diabetes. A new study of mice suggests a protein that stimulates skeletal stem cells may offer a solution.
What are ADHD and ADD, and what are the signs and symptoms of both? Learn about how ADHD and ADD are diagnosed and treated and when to see a doctor.