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We look at the main causes of hair loss in women, the emotional impact it can have and why research into new treatments for female hair loss appears to have been lagging.
At the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, researchers revealed how total ankle arthroplasty improved gait parameters for patients with ankle arthritis.
Researchers are optimistic that a stem cell treatment they successfully tested in rats will slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration in humans.
A new review finds children who take part in school-based programs designed to help prevent sexual abuse are more likely to report experiencing it currently or in the past.
Medical News Today: Depression and diabetes combined may create even higher risk of cognitive decline
Depression and diabetes each raised dementia risk on their own, but risk rose even more for people with both, in a large study of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.
People who snore heavily or who have sleep apnea may experience earlier cognitive decline, a new study finds, but this decline could be reversed with CPAP.
A new study finds oxytocin influences how adult female mice respond to distress calls from their pups - a major form of mammalian social behavior.
Women who have been divorced at least twice are at almost twice the risk of heart attack - regardless of whether they have remarried - according to a new study.
With the arrival of the warmer months comes the re-emergence of ticks. We try to find out just how worried should we be about the pesky bugs closely associated with Lyme disease.
Medical News Today: Autism: new studies investigate diagnosis time and identify epigenetic signatures
Across two new studies, Johns Hopkins and Oregon State researchers identify epigenetic variations associated with ASD in parental sperm and assess diagnosis time for ASD children.