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This article takes a look at fire ants and their bites, including information on symptoms, treatment, home remedies, and prevention.
How can you tell the difference between strep throat and other conditions that affect the throat? The symptoms and pictures in this article could help.
Wind instrument musicians are at an increased risk of a potential hazard dubbed 'bagpipe lung' that could lead to chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Antibiotics impact the type and number of bacteria found in a healthy gut. Could these changes be responsible for the mysterious rise of type 1 diabetes?
Having more family and feeling closer to relatives in older age was found to reduce mortality in a new study, but the same could not be said for friends.
Medical News Today: Brain cells restored by stem cell therapy following stroke, neurological diseases
In a new mouse study, researchers demonstrate how a stem cell therapy increases nerve cell production in mice with stroke-induced brain damage.
Makers of a wearable device present data suggesting it could help reduce risk of PTSD in military personnel by improving quality of sleep.
The gallbladder can be affected by diseases such as gallstones and cholecystitis. Learn about their diagnosis, treatment, and prevention with this article.
Learn all about thyroid storm, a life-threatening complication of hyperthyroidism. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Flavanones, a type of antioxidant found in citrus fruits, may prevent chronic diseases caused by obesity: heart disease, liver disease, and diabetes.
New research shows that job dissatisfaction early in careers impacts physical and mental health leading to depression, sleep problems, and excessive worry.
Many babies develop acne. Read about what can be done about this skin condition, including information on causes, treatment, and other skin conditions.
Divorce is seasonal, a new study finds. Researchers note a peak in divorce following summer and winter vacations in the months of March and August.
Treating rats with a compound that blocks TrkB receptors in the brain's reward system was found to reverse signs of cocaine dependency, researchers report.
Learn all about the causes of yellow eyes in newborns, older children, and adults. This article looks at why these groups of people might develop jaundice.
A study of data from the U.K. found that for every 1 inch taller a person is in height, they more likely they are to be politically conservative.
While carriers and strollers are a way to transport children safely, injuries often occur. A study shows that two children end up in the ER every hour.
Chemo brain refers to a drop in cognitive ability following chemotherapy. A new study sets out to investigate how long this side effect might last.
Ginger, included for thousands of years in a range of treatments, could be used in nanoparticles to target cells in the intestines of people with IBD.
Compared with men who smoked marijuana, women did not experience a significant reduction in pain sensitivity, a new study reveals.