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By stripping the Zika virus of structural genes, researchers create versions to help develop vaccines and therapeutics without using infectious virus.
What is type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes? Learn about six useful steps that may prevent type 2 diabetes and the risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
What is the prostate gland and how can prostate cancer affect sexual behavior? Learn how to manage your sex life after prostate cancer and its treatment.
New study says there is sufficient evidence that marijuana lowers dopamine levels in the brain, which may explain why some users experience mental illness.
New research examines the link between the age that mothers have their last baby and cognitive ability, memory, and executive function later in life.
What is the diagnosis and outcome of dementia? Learn about treatment option changes over time and what living with dementia in later stages may be like.
Researchers find that patients with coronary heart disease who have higher levels of pessimism are more likely to die from their condition.
How do carbohydrates affect diabetes and is eating rice healthy with diabetes? Learn about the nutritious and delicious alternatives to rice.
New research suggests male brains activate more areas of the brain and use more resources when switching between attention objectives.
Prostate massage was previously used to treat prostate problems but is no longer recommended. Learn about its possible benefits and risks here.
People with diabetes often think about what foods are suitable for them, but drinks must also be chosen with care. We look at some tasty beverage ideas.
A new study examines the link between female sexual functions - such as sexual desire - and relationship status over a longer period of time.
Two new studies find many mothers feel negative emotions about their choice of infant feeding method, particularly if they are formula-feeding.
'Uncombable hair syndrome' is a disorder characterized by dry, frizzy, untamable hair. In a new study, researchers have uncovered a possible genetic cause.
New research examines the effect of menopausal hormone therapy on bone mass and structure in women at risk of developing osteoporosis.
Researchers reveal rates of multidrug- and carbapenem-resistant P. aeruginosa are rising among U.S. children and call for aggressive prevention strategies.
What are the causes of leukocytes in the urine and what are the signs and symptoms? Learn about tests and diagnosis and treatments available.
Learn all about advanced prostate cancer, how it develops, and the symptoms it causes. This article also looks at survival rates for this condition.
New research examines the link between maternal age at first childbirth, the number of times mothers have been pregnant, and longevity.
Injured tissue is known to calcify, effectively turning it to bone. Although the mechanisms involved are poorly understood, new research adds a new layer.