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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.
Researchers have discovered a swallowing mechanism that makes drinking excess water difficult, suggesting we should only drink when we are thirsty.
Medical News Today: C. difficile risk 'raised by using same hospital bed as antibiotic-treated paitent'
Researchers find that using the same hospital bed as a prior patient who received antibiotics may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile infection.
A phase III trial of patients with head and neck cancer reveals the immunotherapy drug nivolumab greatly extended survival, compared with chemotherapy.
The cost of treatment for breast cancer varies widely, and even women with full health insurance are paying high out-of-pocket costs, a new study reveals.
A new study reveals that at least 96 national health organizations received funding from soda giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo between 2011-2015.
Older children are more likely to consider the moral implications of truths and lies than younger children, according to new researchers.
Long-haul cabin crew can alleviate symptoms of jet lag by regulating meal times while on the ground, finds a new study by the University of Surrey.
A study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma.
Brain imaging shows that dance and music training alters the brain's white matter. Interestingly, dancer's and musician's brains are altered differently.
Activating a brain receptor called TAAR1 blocked compulsive eating and junk food consumption in rats, making it a promising drug target for binge eating.