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A new study finds the activity of almost a quarter of our genes and the composition of immune cells in blood and fat varies by season.
Patients with celiac disease may be around 2.5 times more likely to develop nerve damage than patients without the autoimmune condition, according to new research.
In contrast to most previous studies on the subject, a new paper reports that an increase in weekly sexual frequency among married couples led to a decrease in their happiness.
Researchers in Canada have found that immigrants and refugees from certain regions are at a higher risk of developing psychotic disorders than others.
The World Health Organization say the Ebola outbreak is over in Liberia as 42 days have passed with no new cases since the last confirmed infected patient died and was buried.
Medical News Today: Cancer cells 'disguise themselves as immune cells' to spread via lymphatic system, study finds
One route through which cancer spreads to other parts of the body is the lymph system. Now, a new study shows how cancer cells disguise themselves as white blood cells to do this.
Scientists have demonstrated that the microbial communities are as unique to the individual as fingerprints and could be used as a form of identification.
We cannot rely on individual nations to counter new health threats - world leaders must instead agree a global fund, says a group of experts.
Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant typhoid is primarily spread by a Salmonella typhi bacterium strain called H58, and may even be part of an ongoing epidemic in Africa.
The World Health Organization have called for authorities to follow best practices when naming new human infectious diseases in order to avoid stigmatizing certain groups.
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline have partnered with researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill to create a research center that will focus on finding a cure for HIV.
In a large new study, participants who consumed the most fruit juices or soft drinks also had the most severe symptoms of tooth wear.
A doctor treated for acute Ebola virus disease he contracted at a treatment center in Sierra Leone was found to have viable virus in the fluid inside an eye months after recovery.
In chronic pain, nerve cells continue to send pain signals to brain even in absence of injury. Now, a new study reveals how dopamine-containing cells may contribute to this state.
A new study looks at the risk factors behind a previously reported association between childhood cancer treatment and obesity in later life.
Many adults in the US are not getting the recommended screening tests for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers, according to the CDC, with no increase in such rates since 2010.
Enhancing a profile picture on an online dating site may boost attractiveness, but it also influences how trustworthy a person is perceived to be, according to new research.
Frequent use of emergency rooms does not mean patients are a nuisance, say authors of a study finding high numbers of emergency hospital visits are linked to a doubled death risk.
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.
A series of essays written by leading global health experts discuss the West African Ebola epidemic and consider whether it might rejuvenate global health security.