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The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery have updated their guidelines on the best ways to prevent and treat the buildup of earwax.
The more emotional an experience is, the better we remember it. But do emotional states have a delayed effect on our ability to form new memories?
What is BPH and what are the causes and risk factors? Learn about its diagnosis, complications, medication that may be used, and tips for living with BPH.
A groundbreaking, heat-activated penile implant shows real promise of improving penis functionality for men with erectile dysfunction.
Researchers find that the benefits of switching from a Western diet to a calorie-restricted, plant-based diet may be hampered by microbes in the gut.
A study of 886 shipyard and fabrication workers finds that higher exposure to manganese in welding fumes is linked to increase in Parkinson-like symptoms.
Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?
Study opens the lid on one of the strangest psychiatric phenomena - delusional misidentification syndrome, where patients believe loved ones are strangers.
The third Professional Life Survey conducted by the American College of Cardiology reveals that not much has changed over the past 20 years.
A barrel chest may be a sign of strength in bodybuilders, but in medical terms, it may be a sign of a serious disease such as osteoarthritis or COPD.
Dyspnea involves a shortness of breath. Causes include illness, heart problems, and altitude. Find out what dyspnea is and how to reduce its impact.
Cured meats can cause a multitude of ills, it seems. The latest research to investigate their impact finds that they may also worsen asthma symptoms.
Menopause happens to all women, but what does it entail? How long do women experience symptoms for, what treatments are there, and what happens after?
Scientists test the effect of a spicy molecule called capsaicin on lab-grown cancer cells. Findings may help treatment for triple-negative breast cancer.
Learn more about pustular psoriasis, a condition where blisters appear on the top of reddened skin. This article looks at symptoms and treatment.
A study of more than 2,000 Finnish men has uncovered a link between frequent sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Baking soda has long been used as a home remedy for acid reflux, but how effective is it? Learn how effective it is, as well as its risks and side effects.
As the New Year approaches and we promise ourselves we will exercise more, a new study helps explain why sticking to our resolution can be so hard.
Despite the widespread belief that contraceptive pills 'kill' sexual desire, new research suggests other factors may play a more significant role.
Researchers find that the common 'lay theory' that healthful foods always cost more influences our perceptions of what foods are good for us.