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Learn about the symptoms of multiple sclerosis that are specific to women. What are the causes and possible risk factors of MS for women?
In this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?
Images from sleep research show how the brain resets during sleep. Synapses grow with daytime stimulation and shrink by nearly 20 percent during sleep.
Researchers managed to isolate a hormone from the black garden ant, replicate it synthetically, and test its effect on uterine contractions.
What is a COPD exacerbation and what are the main causes? Learn about what the symptoms are and what is suggested to try to prevent COPD.
What is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook.
Children may be more likely to have a satisfying, less conflicting relationship with their pets than with their siblings, a new study finds.
New research examines the link between calluses and cancer of the esophagus, in a condition called 'tylosis with esophageal cancer.'
A new study investigates the link between giving birth prematurely and the mother's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.
A small clinical trial reveals that over two thirds of patients with multiple sclerosis have been in remission for 5 years after stem cell transplantation.
Scientists have found a way to engineer new thyroid cells from stem cells that could lead to models for studying thyroid disease and developing treatments.
How is acid reflux in infants diagnosed and what are the possible risk factors to be aware of? Can any lifestyle changes help? Do babies outgrow reflux?
What is seronegative rheumatoid arthritis? What is rheumatoid factor? Learn about what tests may be used and if diet can help to manage symptoms.
A weekend of camping could be just the remedy for people that struggle to get an early night, finds scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder.
A recent survey suggests that an overwhelming majority of American adults think the benefits of childhood vaccinations outweigh the risks.
A new review summarizes the adverse health effects linked to synthetic cannabinoids - drugs often marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana.
Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children.
Using new tools, researchers identify for first time an abundant, unique and unconventional helper T-cell type that promotes production of autoantibodies.
Learn about the different tests that are available and may be used to diagnose MS. When should someone see a doctor and what treatments may be applicable?
Learn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term recovery.