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Researchers conducting a prospective study of transgender youth have discovered that transgender youth have hormone levels consistent with their birth-assigned genders.
Clinicians in France report on the case of an 18-year-old patient who has been in virological remission despite not receiving antiretroviral treatment for the past 12 years.
A new study finds low physical activity and high TV viewing between the ages of 18 and 30 may be associated with poorer cognitive function later in life.
The age-old debate of whether birth order makes a difference to personality or IQ is addressed in the largest study ever to investigate the issue.
Researchers describe how an approved arthritis drug successfully treated 6 patients with moderate to severe eczema that was not responding to conventional treatments.
Treatment that disables a blood protein the malaria parasite needs to survive in the host's body wipes out the disease in humanized mice in 3 days, reveals a new study.
MRI brain scans and mental tests of children living below the poverty line show that key parts of their brains are smaller in volume and test scores are lower.
What is happening in week 4 of your pregnancy? Your baby is measuring 0.078 inches - the size of a poppy seed. You may experience mild spotting called implantation bleeding.
New research reveals 10% of doctors write antibiotic prescriptions for at least 95% of patients who visit them with acute respiratory infections, such as cold, flu and bronchitis.
A new study of the residents of Portland, OR, has reported that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest may be twice as high among black people than white people.
The results of a new study show promise for a simple saliva test that could predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In a study of rats with mid-femoral fractures, the nonpsychotropic cannabidiol component of marijuana was associated with improved bone healing.
Researchers have found that children prescribed courses of antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis than children who did not receive these drugs.
A breakthrough study identifies a promising antimalaria drug that acts in a new way against several stages of the Plasmodium parasite's life cycle.
Researchers find a gene that codes for an enzyme that is involved in energy production in cells is mutated in a fast growing cancer called diffuse large B-cell lymphomas.
Cigarette manufacturers have targeted young women emerging into adulthood, who are more likely to be very light smokers, finds a study.
Researchers from the University of Montreal have found that spending large amounts of time watching TV as a toddler can increase the risk of being bullied at school.
A new study sheds light on the actions of a small pool of expert witnesses testifying against dying cancer patients filing lawsuits against tobacco companies.
Exercising 300 minutes a week, compared with half that amount, has benefits for body fat and postmenopausal breast cancer, suggests trial.
Medical News Today: Key protein pathways critical to Ebola virus can be blocked, according to new study
By focusing on the host cell than the virus, scientist have successfully blocked the protein pathways the Ebola virus relies on to infect cells.