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What is bipolar disorder and what is psychosis? Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar psychosis as well as other symptoms and complications.
Staying involved in civic groups throughout adult life could help stave off cognitive decline, according to a new, large-scale longitudinal study.
New study suggests alcohol intake should be considered a risk factor for melanoma, after finding white wine may be independently linked to the skin cancer.
A new case report about a woman with a UTI who became ill from high water intake raises questions about doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of fluids.'
For the first time, researchers have discovered an association between the population of the microbes in the gut and Parkinson's disease.
A study in a mouse model of Alzheimer's finds a potential link between early bone loss and degeneration in an area of the brain that makes serotonin.
Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness but a number of lifestyle remedies and natural treatments could help to reduce symptoms.
How long can people with lupus expect to live? Learn how lupus can affect different parts of the body and what steps people may take to live with lupus.
For patients with complex regional pain syndrome, simply watching someone else move can cause intense pain. An MRI scan study delves into the neuroscience.
Researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences may have found a way to transform alpha cells into insulin-producing beta cells using a common drug.
The number of men seeking testosterone replacement therapy has soared in recent decades. New research looks at some of the potential harms.
Two new studies suggest the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms - psilocybin - may ease anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer.
If more older Americans with higher heart risk took daily low-dose aspirin, more would live longer and fewer would have heart attacks, says study.
When muscle or soft tissue bruises, the signs are easy to see. But a bone can also bruise. Learn about the types, symptoms, and available treatments.
What is depression, what are its symptoms, and when should a doctor be contacted? Learn about different herbs and supplements that may treat depression.
Some musicians are best at sight-reading, others excel at playing by ear. Why is there a difference and how does the brain manage either of these feats?
Researchers from Denmark have found that there may be a link between maternal vitamin D levels and the risk of multiple sclerosis in offspring.
New research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.
Following the news that Alzheimer's drug solanezumab has failed clinical trials, we look at whether researchers are on the right track for new treatments
After studying cell processes in mice, researchers suggest Huntington’s disease involves defects in muscle maturation as well as death of brain cells.