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Testing the effect of hop extract on estrogen metabolism - a pathway in breast cancer development - identifies a hops compound with anti-cancer potential.
Patients with diabetes are up to 56 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than those without diabetes, new research suggests.
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores.
A healthy diet is very important for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but what foods are best? This article looks at suitable foods and diet tips.
A study of more than 7,300 adults suggests the number of people at low risk of Huntington's disease is 10 times higher than previous estimates report.
People with arthritis of the knee can reduce pain through exercise. Learn more about exercises to reduce pain, improve mobility, and strengthen the knee.
Advanced technology that enables medics to scan bleeding in the brain by using ultrasound to make 3-D brain models could save and improve patients' lives.
Female patients who are seen by male doctors are less likely to be assessed for heart disease risk than male patients, especially when the doctor is male.
The thought of munching a barbecued beetle might turn your stomach, but it could be highly nutritious. We look at the health benefits of eating insects.
Study shows the American diet is improving - such as more eating of whole grains - but disparities by race/ethnicity, education, and income persist.
Stress can affect how the body manages blood sugar levels. This poses a problem for people with diabetes. Learn more about the connection here.
Donor hearts may be unnecessarily rejected as a result of a blood test used to determine their eligibility for transplantation, according to researchers.
Milk is a good source of calcium but also contains carbohydrates. What is the best milk for people with diabetes to drink? This article investigates.
Babies who are exclusively breast-fed for longer are less likely to have conduct disorders later, compared with those who are breast-fed less than 1 month.
New research of people with high blood pressure shows those with higher levels of antibodies in their blood were less likely to have a heart attack.
Expectant mothers who use cannabis may be putting their child's brain development at risk - a cause for concern given the rise in legalization of the drug.
Medical News Today: Pediatricians call for stricter regulations to prevent lead poisoning in children
Even low levels of lead can cause permanent damage in children, and the U.S. needs to do more to eliminate sources of exposure, say leading pediatricians.
Arthritis is a common cause of knee pain. Find out about different types of arthritis, their causes, symptoms, and how they can be treated.
Some people may recommend epsom salts for soothing painful feet, but are they safe for people with diabetes to use? This article looks at the evidence.
A new population-wide study shows gliomas are more common among people who studied at university for 3 years, compared with those who did not.