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Researchers have pinpointed a 'good bacterium' that reduces acidity and fights 'bad bacteria' in the mouth, potentially paving the way for a probiotic remedy to prevent caries.
A cancer drug duo eliminated tumors for some women with HER2-positive breast cancer in only 11 days, while others saw a significant reduction in tumor size, new research reveals.
They do more than wreak havoc on the older sibling's life; a new study suggests the birth of a younger sibling lowers the chances of the older child becoming obese.
Honey bees are under threat globally; some suggest pesticides are involved. Now, a new method that detects 200 pesticides at a time promises to clarify the problem.
A multi-gene test that identifies early breast cancer patients who can be treated with anti-hormonal therapy alone and no chemotherapy has shown successful results in a trial.
Researchers found Alzheimer's patients with gum disease had a six-fold increase in the rate of cognitive decline over a 6-month period, compared with those without gum disease.
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State gun laws directly affect the rate of gun deaths, and adding just three laws could significantly reduce the number of fatalities. Background checks could mean an 81% decrease.
The popular erectile dysfunction drug allows melanoma to grow more vigorously, say researchers, who say melanoma patients should consult their doctor before taking the medication.