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Inventors have been trying - and failing - to boost walking efficiency using wearable contraptions for over 100 years. Now, a team believes they have finally cracked it.
Whether you are buying, selling or asking for a pay rise, the words you use in your negotiation could affect the outcome, according to a new study.
Researchers working on a way to stop dengue virus transmission using a bacterium that infects mosquitoes have developed a computer model to help plan control measures.
Being exposed to domestic violence or other adverse experiences during childhood may increase a child's risk of developing asthma, according to new research.
Medical News Today: Ex-military personnel who serve less than 4 years 'are at increased risk of suicide'
Personnel who separate from military service after a short period are at increased risk of suicided compared with peers who serve for 4 years or longer.
According to a new study of circadian rhythms, staying up late is linked to increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, reduced muscle mass and sarcopenia.
A 10th century potion from a manuscript of one of the earliest known medical textbooks has proved effective against the superbug MRSA, according to UK researchers.
For National Autism Awareness Month, we take a look at some of the most common misconceptions surrounding autism spectrum disorder.
Medical News Today: Eating fruits and vegetables with high pesticide residue may affect sperm quality
A study finds an association between consumption of foods with high pesticide residue and low-quality sperm in men, but the authors urge caution in interpreting the results.
A new study finds that higher concentrations of ultrafine particles in urban environments - such as that which results from dense traffic - can alter heart function within minutes.
A new study conducted in Illinois finds that fatal car crashes involving alcohol fell 26% after alcohol tax rose in 2009. The reduction was even greater among young people.
Acetaminophen is ineffective for spinal pain in the lower back and has little value for hip or knee osteoarthritis, concludes a review of studies testing its safety and efficacy.
Researchers suggest a diet high in the amino acid methionine leads to hypermethylation of an important brain protein, which promotes memory loss.
Researchers in the UK have called for funders and policymakers to investigate further the long-term effects of healthy people using cognitive-enhancing drugs.
A new study finds that small differences in family income are associated with relatively large surface area differences in important brain regions among children in these families.
A new study of undergraduate students suggests that the rare exploding head syndrome may be more prevalent among young people than previously believed.
A new report from the National Cancer Institute and other bodies claims breast cancer consists of four subtypes, and incidence of these subtypes varies by age and other factors.
New veterinary research found that different types of music produced different responses in cats under general anesthesia, with most cats relaxing best to classical music.
Scientists review over 50 years of medical records at their university's lemur center for clues that might explain the exceptional longevity of a captive group of dwarf lemurs.
Though it may be in the April Fool's issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers have conducted a serious study assessing the medical evidence to support the famous proverb.