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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.
Learn all about the causes and risk factors for throat cancer. This article also looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the condition.
A stitch in the cervix can prevent preterm births. New research shows that the size of thread most commonly used could negatively impact health outcomes.
A new meta-analysis finds sleep disorders - particularly sleep breathing disorders - increase the risk of stroke and hinder patients' recovery.
Researchers from Randox Laboratories and Medical University of Vienna have shown that a biochip blood test can detect raised risk for Alzheimer's disease.
The raw food diet has gained popularity in recent years. What does it involve, is it really worthwhile, and how can we know? Find out more about going raw.