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Researchers reviewing drugs to help in rehabilitation after stroke propose antidepressants or drugs used in Alzheimer's as possibilities.
Researchers conclude that terminology such as 'metabolically healthy obese' or 'unhealthy lean' do not accurately reflect health or predict future risks.
Experiments on mice have shown how the thalamus plays a role in filtering out distractions, with implications for treatment of people with autism and schizophrenia.
Research into DNA from the teeth of Iron and Bronze Age individuals shows that the Black Death existed 5,783 years ago - 3,300 years earlier than previously believed.
Most Americans have either have not heard of lupus or know nothing more than the name. In this Spotlight, we take an in-depth look at this potential life-threatening disease.
Research from Johns Hopkins suggests repeated antibiotic use in childhood is linked to higher BMI among children and adolescents, increasing risk for further health problems.
Through interaction with intestinal bacteria, different dietary fatty acids may affect the development and progress of autoimmune disease differently, says a study of mice with MS.
Scientists have discovered that ultrasound can speed up GI tract absorption and could make it much easier to deliver drugs to patients with inflammatory bowel and similar diseases.
Adhering to components of the Mediterranean diet could protect the brain from shrinkage that typically occurs with aging, according to the results of a new study.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of two forms of non-melanoma skin cancer and how they are diagnosed and treated. Also find out the best ways to prevent carcinoma.
Researchers in Japan call for greater awareness after finding that young children growing up with secondhand smoke have double the risk of tooth decay.
A new study finds many doctors in the US are communicating HPV vaccination with parents in a way that deters them from vaccinating their children.