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Liver cancer is an uncommon but serious condition. Breaking research shows that BMI, waist circumference, and diabetes are risk factors for the disease.
A study presented at the ESMO Congress reveals how the drug tucatinib led to a reduction in skin metastases for patients with breast cancer.
People who regularly smoke large amounts of marijuana may have lower bone density, increasing their later-life risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Men treated with androgen deprivation therapy - a hormone therapy - for prostate cancer may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia, study finds.
Asthma is a condition that causes breathing difficulties. Learn how alcohol use can affect asthma and how to lower the chances of an attack.
Whole genome sequencing of history of 100 tumors suggests the alterations that cause pancreatic cancer occur simultaneously and not sequentially.
Three recently published studies demonstrate how gentlemen's magazines make sexist humor seem less hostile. Could this be the last nail in their coffin?
A drug that is used to treat multiple sclerosis - alemtuzumab - has been found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by relapsing-remitting MS.
Children born to mothers who purchase at least two SSRI prescriptions during pregnancy may be at much higher risk of speech and language disorders.
Whether you see reading as a chore or an enjoyable pastime, it can offer a wealth of benefits for health and well-being. We take at look at what these are.
With cell and animal models, study shows microwave-activated nanoparticles can potentially target deeply situated tumors without harming healthy tissue.
Breaking research finds that, in an animal model, exercise can strengthen damaged circuits and help unhealthy neurons work more efficiently.
Parents of children with food allergies may think they also have an allergy to certain foods. The reality is, only 28 percent of parents test positive.
Olive oil has long been used as a simple treatment for constipation. Learn more about this home remedy that gets stools moving again.
In a possible step toward a cure for Alzheimer's, a genetic treatment has led to fewer amyloid plaques and glial cells and better memory in mice.
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.
Mouse study furthers idea that manipulating resident stem cells could help patients with TMJ disorders and other fibrocartilage diseases or injuries.
Depression can have an effect on mother and baby both during and after pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention with this article.
Parental absence is known to increase the risk of alcohol and tobacco use in adulthood. A new study finds that this behavior begins earlier than thought.
Some high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.