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Find out all about conditions affecting the gallbladder and the symptoms that they can cause. This article includes information on gallstones.
A gene-editing technique - CRISPR/Cas9 - shows promise for the eradication of herpesviruses, after researchers found it cleared 95 percent of latent EBV.
A number of studies suggest that beets may be beneficial for people with diabetes. This article takes a closer look at their nutritional properties.
Testosterone therapy has been used for years, but research into its effect on sexual dysfunction in older men is scarce. A new study brings good news.
Researchers find the active compound in marijuana - THC - reduces levels of beta-amyloid in nerve cells, a protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
Saturated fats are bad for us, but maybe not in every case. Butter, it seems, may not increase the risk of CVD and may protect against diabetes.
A soluble liquid aspirin that crosses the blood-brain barrier is ten times stronger than current drugs at treating brain tumors, say lab tests.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of HIV. This article looks at the symptoms of the HIV and AIDS, and how they change over the different stages.
Men who sleep more or less than the average 7 hours each night may be at higher risk of developing diabetes, according to new research.
Stem cell research may offer a glimmer of hope for the future treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease. A new study examines its safety in humans.
This article examines the causes of chronic knee pain, along with some of the ways people can treat and prevent long-lasting pain in the knees.
Researchers find e-cigarette vapor contains toxic substances and nanoparticles that destroy cells in the mouth, which could raise the risk of oral disease.
For many reasons, cannibalism is unanimously frowned upon in the Western world. But, aside from the ethics, is eating human flesh bad for your health?
An analysis of studies of people with diabetes and pre-diabetes shows use of oral aloe vera reduces fasting blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c.
This articles lists the wide range of medications available to people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The list includes different types of insulin.
A new study shows that genetically elevated BMI is linked with risk of MS, 'providing evidence for a causal role for obesity in MS etiology.'
Researchers reveal how a peptide made up of four amino acids could deliver drugs to the brain intravenously and repair TBI-related brain tissue damage.
This article looks at a number of simple remedies that people can try at home to relieve knee pain. These include strengthening exercises and dieting.
Scientists studying Zika virus infection in monkeys find one infection protects against future infection, but it takes much longer to clear in pregnancy.
Researchers find that people with chronic fatigue syndrome have an altered gut microbiome, which may shed light on the cause of the elusive condition.