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A group of researchers have developed a computational model that can predict generous and selfish decisions, shedding new light on the mechanics behind altruism.
A new drug for the treatment of hyperkalemia has shown promise in a phase 2 clinical trial involving patients with diabetes receiving RAAS inhibitors.
A new study finds no evidence to support the theory that women who have abortions subsequently experience mental health problems as a consequence.
A study has revealed cancer survivors may face additional challenges when trying to adopt. Further family planning support for patients is required, suggest the authors.
Researchers have discovered that the findings of noninvasive prenatal screening could detect maternal cancer as well as chromosomal abnormalities in fetuses.
A study that gathered data over 10 years suggests changes in biomarkers in spinal fluid may help doctors identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life.
A cluster of studies provides clinical and cost effectiveness evidence that diet and physical activity programs can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes and normalize blood sugar.
Researchers suggest that the formaldehyde used in embalming fluid could increase the risk of the progressive neurodegenerative disease for those who prepare bodies for burial.
Heading the ball was identified as the most common cause of concussion for soccer players in a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Drugs that inhibit the newly identified cancer molecule are already in early trials, raising the prospect of new avenues against prostate cancer.
The management of prostate cancer has changed over recent years, moving toward more conservative treatment of lower-risk cases instead of going straight to more aggressive options.
Obamacare has been criticized by Republicans as 'a radical liberal plan,' yet a new article suggests that President Nixon's health care proposals would have gone much further.
A new analysis published in The Lancet reports that less than one third of the level of global donor aid required to build a pandemic preparedness system has been raised.
Using noninvasive PET/CT scans, researchers can see injected sodium fluoride tagged with a radioactive tracer binding to unstable calcium deposits in patients' arteries.
The CDC urge renewed efforts to boost consumer demand for fruits and vegetables following national survey that shows too many Americans are not consuming enough.
Milk - some say it is good for you and highlight the benefits of its consumption for bone, brain and heart health, and others say it is bad - so which is correct? MNT finds out.
Scientists have restored hearing in deaf mice using gene therapy. It is hoped the development will eventually lead to human trials.
An oral cholera vaccine has been tested in a real-life setting for the first term, cases of cholera was reduced by nearly 40% for those vaccinated.
Scientists discovered that chronic back patients suffering from high levels of depression or anxiety are more prone to opioids abuse.
The results of a new study published in the journal Stroke suggest that uric acid may be an effective therapy for women recovering from a stroke.