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In a journal editorial, an international team suggests a virus and two bacteria are major causes of Alzheimer's disease and calls for more research to investigate further.
Medical News Today: Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: 'a paradigm shift in cataract surgery'
In a small trial, children in China born with cataracts regrew new eye lenses following surgery that removes diseased lenses but leaves lens capsules and own stem cells intact.
Tai Chi, Qigong and other Chinese exercises can improve cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and reducing 'bad' cholesterol levels.
Male hypogonadism is a condition whereby the testes do not produce enough testosterone or sperm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of hypogonadism here.
New research, published this week in The BMJ, finds that ‘ultra-processed’ foods contribute to 90% of the total added sugar in American diets.
The age at which a child starts school may affect their likelihood of being diagnosed with ADHD and their prescription of medication for the disorder, new research suggests.
Although drinking green tea is linked to many health benefits, a new study suggests that when consumed with iron, the main compound in green tea binds to it, reducing benefits.
The potential health benefits of romantic relationships are well documented, but are friendships good for us, too? Many studies suggest so. We take a closer look.
A new study challenges commonly held views about the causative relationship between physical activity, breast density and breast cancer.
HIV and hepatitis C infections are major global public health problems. Now, for the first time, a study estimates 2.3 million people worldwide are infected with both viruses.
Despite health problems, being socially active and having social goals - but not family goals - appears to ease the decline in well-being that people often experience late in life.