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Acid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid flows into the food pipe. Find out what drinks will make it worse and which ones can help.
Researchers have identified genetic variations in people who are unable to smell the pungent aroma present in urine after consuming asparagus.
The theory that saturated fat may be bad for people has been called into question. Now, research suggests that saturated fat might even be good for you.
Researchers may have unlocked the solution of how to live longer. The key to longer life may lie with how much people enjoy themselves.
Alzheimer's is the most common types of dementia, but not the only one. Find out more about the different types, how to spot them, and some lifestyle tips.
Bipolar is a spectrum disorder. Learn about what this entails, the types of bipolar disorder, their symptoms, and how diagnosis and treatment differ.
Recent findings appear to reconfirm evidence of a two-way link between schizophrenia and cannabis use, suggesting that one leads to the other.
Researchers reveal how a smell test significantly boosted the accuracy of diagnosis for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
Bipolar disorder affects both men and women, but women are more likely to experience bipolar II, and their symptoms may be different. Find out more.
New research examines how 'functionally realistic' 3-D models of human brains are. The study investigates genetic and epigenetic features.
Researchers find that Americans gain around 0.6 kilograms over Christmas, and up to half of this excess weight is likely to remain for the summer months.
Psoriasis is a common skin condition, but what is guttate psoriasis? Learn about the triggers of guttate psoriasis, its diagnosis, and similar conditions.
Previous research has suggested that a small dose of aspirin may help prevent cancer. A new study explains why this may be true, outlining key mechanisms.
A new study investigates whether patient outcomes differ with the gender of the physician. Researchers examine mortality and hospital readmission rates.
Women with a history of acute injury may be at greater risk of preeclampsia, early birth, and other pregnancy complications, new research finds.
Study of New Zealand data confirms prior research with American data that heart-related deaths rise at Christmas, suggesting cold weather is not a reason.
What is COPD and what is emphysema? Learn about their causes and symptoms, when to see a doctor, how they are treated, and tips to manage them at home.
Researchers have used stem cells to create testosterone-producing cells in rodents. This may provide an alternative to hormone replacement therapy.
To help get into the festive spirit, MNT have spoken with two female physicians about the challenges and rewards of working during the holidays.
A new biochemical test that detects prions in blood shows promise for early, pre-symptom diagnosis of vCJD and improving safety of blood supply.