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A 2015 study claimed most cancer cases are down to random DNA mutations accumulated over time, but new research suggests this is not the case.
Researchers have created two caffeine-based compounds that they say could halt the development of protein clumps associated with Parkinson's disease.
Doctors discuss a rare case of a patient who died from Zika virus and the possibility of transmission to a second patient via contact with sweat and tears.
Brain studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help to control negative emotions, even in people who are not 'mindful' by nature.
Heart attacks and strokes share many similarities, but are very different life-threatening medical emergencies. Knowing the differences is crucial.
How attractive we appear to others may fluctuate, a study shows, after finding people judge an individual's attractiveness by the people they are with.