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Some people use apple cider vinegar as a home remedy to treat their psoriasis. This article looks at whether it is effective, along with other options.
An IUD is an effective form of birth control, but sometimes they need removing. This article looks at when and how this is done, as well as IUD types.
PTSD effects more than 1 in 10 active military personnel. Breaking research examines whether one-on-one or group sessions are more effective.
New study examines the link between having surgery and developing Guillain-Barré syndrome. Other autoimmune disorders and cancer may increase the risk.
A mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.
Sudarshan Kriya yoga - which focuses on controlled breathing - may be beneficial for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants.
Study reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.
What is psoriasis and what is rosacea? Learn about the treatment options for both as well as other skin conditions that may cause similar symptoms.
What is inverse psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted? Learn about the treatment for inverse psoriasis as well as the causes and symptoms.
New research finds that a father's level of confidence and emotional engagement in his new role predict his child's levels of behavioral adjustment.
New research suggests the pigment that gives vegetables and plants their vibrant color may improve cognitive function in elderly adults.
New research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline.
Researchers reveal how the cancer drug sunitinib may reduce muscle weakness for patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy - a form of muscular dystrophy.
A gene variant carried by 1 percent of people could trigger heart failure if the organ is stressed, e.g. by high blood pressure or pregnancy, study finds.
Can people with asthma use essential oils to treat their symptoms? Learn about which oils may be of benefit, along with possible risks and precautions.
What are the symptoms of scalp psoriasis? Learn about the causes, risk factors, and triggers for scalp psoriasis and its connection to hair loss.
Expectant mothers who lie flat on their back in the third trimester of pregnancy may be at greater risk of stillbirth, new research finds.
Using artificial intelligence and brain-scanning techniques, a team of international researchers may have found a way to unconsciously reduce fear.
Despite worries that dementia will escalate in the coming years, new research suggests the prevalence of the disorder may be decreasing.
Viagra - a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction - has shown promise for reducing heart attack incidence and death among men with type 2 diabetes.