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Parental absence is known to increase the risk of alcohol and tobacco use in adulthood. A new study finds that this behavior begins earlier than thought.
Some high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.
Researchers have discovered a swallowing mechanism that makes drinking excess water difficult, suggesting we should only drink when we are thirsty.
Medical News Today: C. difficile risk 'raised by using same hospital bed as antibiotic-treated paitent'
Researchers find that using the same hospital bed as a prior patient who received antibiotics may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile infection.
A phase III trial of patients with head and neck cancer reveals the immunotherapy drug nivolumab greatly extended survival, compared with chemotherapy.
The cost of treatment for breast cancer varies widely, and even women with full health insurance are paying high out-of-pocket costs, a new study reveals.
A new study reveals that at least 96 national health organizations received funding from soda giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo between 2011-2015.
Older children are more likely to consider the moral implications of truths and lies than younger children, according to new researchers.
Long-haul cabin crew can alleviate symptoms of jet lag by regulating meal times while on the ground, finds a new study by the University of Surrey.
A study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma.
Brain imaging shows that dance and music training alters the brain's white matter. Interestingly, dancer's and musician's brains are altered differently.
Activating a brain receptor called TAAR1 blocked compulsive eating and junk food consumption in rats, making it a promising drug target for binge eating.
Scientists map the genome of Zika virus from a patient - including noncoding regions - and identify a virus-derived molecule that targets host immunity.
Matthew Driver, managing editor of The Journal of mHealth, writes for MNT about an app that aims to gather the moods of around 7 million people worldwide.
A vast amount of data has been analyzed as part of the Global Burden Of Disease 2015, providing importantl information on illness and disease worldwide.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have pinpointed the protein that is responsible for brain cell death in stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases.
Despite it's popularity, some individuals experience an allergic reaction to cinnamon. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for this allergy.
The first ever analysis of men conceived though intracytoplasmic sperm injection reveals the procedure may be linked to poorer sperm count and quality.
Contrary to a review from the World Health Organization in 2007, a new study finds no link between night shift work and increased risk of breast cancer.
New study shows how two species of gut bacteria boost the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide by activating anticancer immune cells.