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How alcohol intake influences the amount of calories we consume is a hot topic for debate. New research using a rat model yields surprising results.
New study of mice shows gut microbes alter gene expression - depending on diet - with a Western diet preventing many of the changes of a plant-rich one.
What is psoriasis and what is turmeric? Learn about the possible health benefits of turmeric and whether or not it can be used to help treat psoriasis.
What is a brain aneurysm? Learn about the different types of strokes and brain aneurysms as well as the treatment options available for both.
Millions of parents lie to their children about Santa Claus every Christmas, but is this festive fabrication really as harmless as it seems?
New, large-scale research examines the association between different patterns of alcohol consumption and different types of stroke.
Preparing for the day's overindulgence? New research indicates you might want to watch your intake of protein and salt - it could put you in a food coma.
A study finds high intakes of common saturated fats - such as those found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, and palm oil - may raise risk of heart disease.
Some people use apple cider vinegar as a home remedy to treat their psoriasis. This article looks at whether it is effective, along with other options.
An IUD is an effective form of birth control, but sometimes they need removing. This article looks at when and how this is done, as well as IUD types.
PTSD effects more than 1 in 10 active military personnel. Breaking research examines whether one-on-one or group sessions are more effective.
New study examines the link between having surgery and developing Guillain-Barré syndrome. Other autoimmune disorders and cancer may increase the risk.
A mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.
Sudarshan Kriya yoga - which focuses on controlled breathing - may be beneficial for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants.
Study reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.
What is psoriasis and what is rosacea? Learn about the treatment options for both as well as other skin conditions that may cause similar symptoms.
What is inverse psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted? Learn about the treatment for inverse psoriasis as well as the causes and symptoms.
New research finds that a father's level of confidence and emotional engagement in his new role predict his child's levels of behavioral adjustment.
New research suggests the pigment that gives vegetables and plants their vibrant color may improve cognitive function in elderly adults.
New research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline.