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Researchers find watching food commercials changes children's brain activity, influencing their food decisions by altering taste preferences.
Using mouse models, researchers shed light on how a protein called AGGF1 forms new blood vessels, which could help treat heart disease and heart attack.
Scientists have uncovered a feature that HIV uses to infect cells while avoiding immune system detection. This finding could lead to improved treatments.
A study of adults from the U.S. and Japan finds whether a person adheres to a healthy diet may depend on how well they fit with their country's culture.
Chemotherapy treatment during pregnancy could potentially affect the future fertility of unborn daughters, as well as raise their risk of early menopause.
Around 12 weeks of aerobic exercise was found to significantly improve the cognitive functioning of individuals with schizophrenia in a new study.
The gut-brain connection is a complex and poorly understood mechanism. A new study examines its influence on the immune system. The plot thickens.
Low and high HDL cholesterol levels have been associated with an increased risk of premature death, while intermediate levels decrease the risk of death.
What happens during a bone marrow biopsy? This article looks at how bone marrow biopsies are carried out, how long they take, and whether or not they hurt.
Atomic bombs dropped on Japan killed around 200,000 people in 1945. A new analysis investigates the 60-year health impact on survivors and their offspring.
The American Heart Association's Scientific Statement reveals that most American children have poor diets and low cardiovascular health scores.
Scientists have helped people who are paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain some feeling and movement with the assistance of brain-machine interfaces.
Using mouse models, researchers say they have uncovered a causal link between cellular senescence - where cells stop dividing - and osteoarthritis.
Researchers reveal a common NSAID called mefenamic acid reversed memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, paving the way for human trials.
Learn all about mono, a condition that is often caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Researchers suggest treating the earliest signs of multiple sclerosis with interferon beta-1b could reduce the risk of diagnosis and reduce relapse rate.
The way in which Alzheimer's brain changes progress is linked to poor control of protein in specific areas of the brain. New research maps these changes.
Bacteria commonly found in the mouth can travel through the bloodstream and use a sugar-binding protein to stick to and worsen colorectal tumors.
The code stored in our DNA is no longer the whole story. The field of epigenetics is teaching us that the packaging is just as important as the contents.
A new review finds higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet may slow cognitive decline and lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.