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Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?
Study opens the lid on one of the strangest psychiatric phenomena - delusional misidentification syndrome, where patients believe loved ones are strangers.
The third Professional Life Survey conducted by the American College of Cardiology reveals that not much has changed over the past 20 years.
A barrel chest may be a sign of strength in bodybuilders, but in medical terms, it may be a sign of a serious disease such as osteoarthritis or COPD.
Dyspnea involves a shortness of breath. Causes include illness, heart problems, and altitude. Find out what dyspnea is and how to reduce its impact.
Cured meats can cause a multitude of ills, it seems. The latest research to investigate their impact finds that they may also worsen asthma symptoms.
Menopause happens to all women, but what does it entail? How long do women experience symptoms for, what treatments are there, and what happens after?
Scientists test the effect of a spicy molecule called capsaicin on lab-grown cancer cells. Findings may help treatment for triple-negative breast cancer.
Learn more about pustular psoriasis, a condition where blisters appear on the top of reddened skin. This article looks at symptoms and treatment.
A study of more than 2,000 Finnish men has uncovered a link between frequent sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Baking soda has long been used as a home remedy for acid reflux, but how effective is it? Learn how effective it is, as well as its risks and side effects.
As the New Year approaches and we promise ourselves we will exercise more, a new study helps explain why sticking to our resolution can be so hard.
Despite the widespread belief that contraceptive pills 'kill' sexual desire, new research suggests other factors may play a more significant role.
Researchers find that the common 'lay theory' that healthful foods always cost more influences our perceptions of what foods are good for us.
Retinal migraine is an eye condition that affects some people who get migraine. Visual disturbances develop in one eye, followed by migraine symptoms.
Good-tasting food causes us to overeat and consequently gain weight; at least that's the commonly held belief. Will research back up this theory?
New research finds that red cabbage microgreens - an immature form of red cabbage - was highly effective for lowering 'bad' cholesterol in mice.
Endurance runners' brains have been shown to have greater functional connectivity in several areas, compared with people who are less active.
Bipolar disorder affects both men and women, but triggers, symptoms, and treatments may be different for women. Find out how gender affects this condition.
Scientists have discovered a new bone-forming growth factor that could have implications for regenerative medicine. Osteoporosis could be reversed.