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A Zika vaccine called ZPIV has shown complete protection in both mice and monkeys, and it is now due to enter human trials later this year.
Learn all about the causes of neck pain, including a list of symptoms and advice on when to see a doctor. This article also looks at whiplash.
A study examining the connection between Tinder use and psychological well-being finds users report negative body image perception and low self-esteem.
An investigation into the relationship between seniors' weight and risk of Alzheimer's has revealed that lower weight is linked with elevated disease risk.
Researchers find that being overweight or obese in midlife leads to a reduction in white matter volume that is the equivalent of a decade of brain aging.
A meta-analysis of brain-training studies shows that not all techniques are equal, but speed of processing training reduces dementia risk.
Learn all about internal hemangiomas - benign tumors that can be found on organs such as the liver and brain. Find out about their diagnosis and treatment.
Learn all about the causes and risk factors for throat cancer. This article also looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the condition.
A stitch in the cervix can prevent preterm births. New research shows that the size of thread most commonly used could negatively impact health outcomes.
A new meta-analysis finds sleep disorders - particularly sleep breathing disorders - increase the risk of stroke and hinder patients' recovery.
Researchers from Randox Laboratories and Medical University of Vienna have shown that a biochip blood test can detect raised risk for Alzheimer's disease.
The raw food diet has gained popularity in recent years. What does it involve, is it really worthwhile, and how can we know? Find out more about going raw.
Researchers find people with apical periodontitis - inflammation of the tooth pulp, which is often asymptomatic - may be at greater risk for heart disease.
There are many different causes of wrist pain. This article looks at these along with the risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of wrist pain.
This article looks at how shingles is transmitted, along with the risk factors involved with the condition and steps that can be taken to prevent it.
The most common virus to infect humans - EBV - plays a role in breast cancer. New research may have uncovered the mechanisms behind this relationship.
A new study suggests women who underwent surgical removal of the appendix or tonsils when younger are more likely to become pregnant.
Global obesity affects more than 600 million adults over the age of 18 years. A new study reveals that protein in meat may be a contributing factor.
While there is widespread notion that millennials are the 'hookup' generation through dating apps like Tinder, new research shows this is not the case.
Night shifts may promote cancer development by disrupting two circadian rhythm genes that also play a role in tumor suppression, researchers find.