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In what is hailed as a 'game changer' for future asthma treatment, a new study shows an asthma pill is effective in treating symptoms of the condition.
Learn about natural options for mosquito repellents. This article also looks at standard mosquito repellents and reasons why mosquitoes should be avoided.
Contrary to one study that suggested exercise deletes old memories, new research finds physical activity has no negative implications for memory recall.
Get straight to that book store; a new study suggests reading books for as little as 30 minutes daily could increase lifespan by up to 2 years.
A prebiotic called B-GOS improved lung function and reduced blood markers of airway inflammation in people with exercise-induced asthma, say researchers.
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that causes people to switch between different moods.
Obstructive sleep apnea and low nighttime oxygen, resulting in oxidative stress, could trigger progression of pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Learn all about the early symptoms of appendicitis, a painful condition where the appendix becomes inflamed. This article also looks at treatment options.
Study finds that stopping estrogen contraceptives causes a drop in vitamin D levels. The findings have implications for bone health during pregnancy.
In contrast to the negative ideology of being single, new research shows that single people have a fulfilling life, experiencing more psychological growth.
Soy isoflavone supplements may help protect women with polycystic ovary syndrome against diabetes and heart disease, says new study.
In rats bred to consume high or low amounts of alcohol, researchers have identified more than 900 genes associated with alcohol preference.
Acupuncture alone or combined with drug treatment may improve dementia precursor and improve scores on tests used to assess mild cognitive impairment.
A Zika vaccine called ZPIV has shown complete protection in both mice and monkeys, and it is now due to enter human trials later this year.
Learn all about the causes of neck pain, including a list of symptoms and advice on when to see a doctor. This article also looks at whiplash.
A study examining the connection between Tinder use and psychological well-being finds users report negative body image perception and low self-esteem.
An investigation into the relationship between seniors' weight and risk of Alzheimer's has revealed that lower weight is linked with elevated disease risk.
Researchers find that being overweight or obese in midlife leads to a reduction in white matter volume that is the equivalent of a decade of brain aging.
A meta-analysis of brain-training studies shows that not all techniques are equal, but speed of processing training reduces dementia risk.
Learn all about internal hemangiomas - benign tumors that can be found on organs such as the liver and brain. Find out about their diagnosis and treatment.