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Women who regularly lift heavy objects at work and work non-daytime shift patterns may experience decreased fertility, suggests new research.
A new survey shows an insufficient number of high-risk breast cancer patients receive genetic testing and counseling, even though they want it.
Medical News Today: E-cigarettes safer alternative to smoking combustible cigarettes, study confirms
Study found smokers who switched to e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement for 6 months had much lower carcinogen and toxin levels than those who did not.
Learn about the diet do’s and don’ts for people with COPD, including healthful foods, size and frequency of meals, and supplements to aid digestion.
In this article, learn what a coffee enema is and what evidence is available for and against its use. What are the steps involved?
A new trial in adult rhesus monkeys tests the effectiveness of Vasalgel - a non-hormonal gel developed as a long-term form of male contraception.
Improved gene therapy penetrates inner ear and restores hearing and balance in genetically deaf mice, finds Boston's Children's Hospital researchers.
Researchers have associated high licorice intake in pregnancy with the development of poorer memory and ADHD-like behaviors in offspring.
Astrocytes induced by central nervous system injury and disease normally help repair damage. Now, a study finds some can turn rogue and kill cells instead.
What is a fibromyalgia flare-up and what are the potential flare-up triggers? Learn about the symptoms of fibromyalgia and tips for avoiding flare-ups.
How does fibromyalgia relate to itching and is itching mentioned in the diagnosis criteria? What may cause the itching and which treatments will help?
Taking NSAIDs during acute respiratory infections such as a cold or flu may increase the risk of heart attack, new research finds.
Researchers have found that high-intensity neurotoxic cancer treatment in childhood may lead to psychosexual impairment later in life.
Learn about the symptoms of multiple sclerosis that are specific to women. What are the causes and possible risk factors of MS for women?
In this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?
Images from sleep research show how the brain resets during sleep. Synapses grow with daytime stimulation and shrink by nearly 20 percent during sleep.
Researchers managed to isolate a hormone from the black garden ant, replicate it synthetically, and test its effect on uterine contractions.
What is a COPD exacerbation and what are the main causes? Learn about what the symptoms are and what is suggested to try to prevent COPD.
What is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook.
Children may be more likely to have a satisfying, less conflicting relationship with their pets than with their siblings, a new study finds.