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In a model of mouse siblings, the findings of a new study suggest that healthy gut bacteria may prevent or treat metabolic syndrome.
Experiments examining how being in a position of power changes the way a person speaks finds that people in high-ranking positions tend to speak more loudly and in a monotone.
New study finds that low to moderate alcohol consumption through pregnancy is not tied to higher risk of many adverse birth outcomes such as low birth weight and preterm delivery.
Medical News Today: Sexual function: relationships, well-being a significant influence in menopausal women
A new study finds that when it comes to the sexual function of menopausal women, relationship satisfaction and emotional well-being may be greater influencers than hormones.
A new study finds that survivors of retinoblastoma - a rare type of eye cancer that develops in young children - do not have cognitive or social setbacks in adulthood.
A new study suggests that psychosocial counseling for individuals who have previously attempted suicide may significantly reduce their risk of a repeated attempt.
Despite a common misconception that hookah tobacco smoke is 'safer' than conventional tobacco, a new study demonstrates increased uptake of benzene, a leukemia risk factor.
A new study suggests that men are quicker to help women and pay more attention to them when they are wearing high heels than when they are wearing flat shoes.
For the first time, UK researchers have sequenced the genome of a tapeworm removed from the brain of a 50-year-old man. The tapeworm causes a rare disease called sparganosis.
New research finds that while diets high in saturated fats might not increase saturated fat in the blood, a diet high in carbohydrates may increase the risk of heart diseases.
A new opioid with properties making it difficult to crush, break or dissolve has been approved by the FDA, who say this is a vital step in addressing crisis of prescription abuse.
A study from the CDC finds that 1 in 3 adults in the US drink excessively - with most engaging in binge drinking - but only 10% of these meet the criteria for alcohol dependence.
According to a new study, running regularly in older age 'slows down the aging process,' allowing easier movement and improving quality of living.
A new WHO report shows that while efforts to improve global water and sanitation are gaining pace, there are some serious funding gaps - particularly in rural areas.
A new study conducted on mice suggests that already-approved drugs that have been used for 30 years to treat HIV could be re-purposed to treat age-related macular degeneration.
From the Desert Foot 2014 conference in Phoenix, AZ, we bring you the findings of research into dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allografts for diabetic foot ulcerations.
A new series published in The Lancet claims that not enough is being done to tackle violence against women. The authors recommend actions that policy makers should take.
In a new study, researchers from France find that a protein expressed by an Ebola virus gene may be responsible for inflammation, fever and blood vessel leakage in Ebola patients.
Researchers believe they have found why the commonly prescribed antidepressant drug citalopram is effective in relieving postpartum depression.
Women in authoritative job positions have more depression symptoms than those not in such positions, a new study finds. But for men, job authority may reduce depression symptoms.