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An implantable device that stimulates tongue nerves is an effective treatment for sleep apnea patients who do not respond to CPAP, new research confirms.
A new study from Johns Hopkins reveals that over 50 percent of patients with prescribed opioids have leftover tablets; many save them to share with others.
The FDA have approved the first vaccine to prevent American travelers from contracting cholera, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.
Diabetes can cause blurry vision for many reasons. Learn about the short-term and long-term complications that can affect vision in people with diabetes.
People who sleep late tend to have poorer diets and to be less physically active, but their BMI is not necessarily any higher, says a new study.
Researchers have created a blood test that could one day lead to the detection of cancer, autoimmune diseases, and other conditions with no known antigens.
New research into sports practice and performance suggests that a combination of other factors may affect performance more than practice.
Adults who have high physical fitness in middle age may be at 37 percent lower risk of stroke after the age of 65, new research finds.
In a cooperation task, researchers identified differences in the brain activity of men and women - even though they performed equally as well.
The long-term neural effects of high explosives can be debilitating. However, modern medical imaging is not capable of detecting these changes.
Diet soda does not contain sugar, but is it good for people with diabetes? This articles gives information on diet soda, sweeteners and alternatives.
A new way of combining chemo- and stem-cell therapy benefits 23 out of 24 patients with multiple sclerosis, but it entails a risk of serious complications.
Women with systemic lupus erythematosus are at double the risk of cervical dysplasia or invasive cervical cancer, a new study reveals.
A new study suggests 90 percent of the global stroke burden is attributed to modifiable risk factors, and 30 percent is due to air pollution.
Lewy bodies, a hallmark of Parkinson's, appear to interfere with mitochondria. Interacting with this cellular process opens up new avenues of research.
This article looks at the prognosis for multiple sclerosis, including how its symptoms impact on the lives of people with this degenerative disease.
New research reveals how infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii could trigger neurodegenerative diseases in those predisposed to the conditions.
The CDC have announced that cigarette smoking among high school students has fallen to its lowest level since 1991. Concerns remains about e-cigarette use.
A landmark study has uncovered at least 11 different subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia, each with unique genetic alterations and clinical features.
Researchers have confirmed that women have a 23 percent higher risk of stroke hospitalization, and they say it is due to inadequate care, not biology.