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Ginger, included for thousands of years in a range of treatments, could be used in nanoparticles to target cells in the intestines of people with IBD.
Compared with men who smoked marijuana, women did not experience a significant reduction in pain sensitivity, a new study reveals.
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Learn about stretches and exercises that can help with plantar fasciitis, as well as other treatments.
Although gallstone disease and heart disease share many risk factors, a new analysis finds that, even without these, gallstones increase cardiac risk.
Compared with men whose financial contributions match their partner's, those who are the primary breadwinners may have poorer physical and mental health.
The existence of 'healthy obesity' has been questioned by health professionals and scientists. A new study provides further evidence against the condition.
Stroke patients who have anemia or whose hemoglobin levels are too high may be at greater risk of death in the year after stroke, study finds.
Children with early-onset conduct problems may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms if their mother had an unhealthy diet during pregnancy, study finds.
Learn all about sebaceous cysts, a type of fluid-filled bump on the skin. This article looks at the appearance, causes, and treatment of sebaceous cysts.
In seniors who have experienced cerebrovascular disease, including stroke, calcium supplements may increase the risk of dementia, study finds.
Researchers have identified a drug candidate that is as effective as morphine for relieving pain, but without the harmful side effects of opioids.
Hispanics live longer than other ethnicities despite having higher rates of disease. New research finds this may be because they have slower blood aging.
Chronic pain and depression are both common and mysterious conditions. New research looks at the mix of environmental and genetic factors behind them.
Exposure to antipsychotic drugs during the first trimester of pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk of congenital or cardiac malformations.
Learn all about hypovolemic shock, a severe loss of blood or fluid. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this medical emergency.
A longer duration of overweight and obesity in adulthood is associated with increased risk of several cancers, including breast and endometrial cancers.
A healthy diet, a healthy BMI, and regular physical activity could reduce the buildup of proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds.
Season and region of birth may be associated with an increased risk of celiac disease in children before the age of 15, study finds.
Empathy is a high level emotion that helps us navigate the complex social environment we live in. New research may have found its neural home.
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association says physical activity does not counteract the health risks linked to sedentary behavior.