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Itchy skin is a common condition. We take a look at some of the most common causes of itches, including dry skin, eczema, and allergies.
A recent large-scale survey investigating cannabis use in 18 countries finds that mixing it with tobacco lessens an individuals motivation to quit.
Learn all about sore throats. This article looks at the causes and symptoms of a sore throat, along with home remedies and prevention tips.
Infants born to mothers who receive the flu vaccine in pregnancy may only be protected against the virus for the first 8 weeks of life, find researchers.
A food supplement containing bacteria produced in the gut through fiber digestion has been found to reduce cravings for foods high in calories.
Fat in the diet is typically viewed as detrimental to health. A new study, however, points to health benefits of eating more unsaturated fat.
Medical News Today: Hospitals on alert for global emergence of deadly, drug-resistant yeast infection
Candida auris - a multidrug-resistant, invasive yeast infection with high mortality rates - has hit nine countries, prompting fears of a global emergence.
Learn all about the signs of multiple sclerosis exacerbations. These relapses in symptoms vary in severity and are different from person to person.
The Mediterranean diet's popularity has soared in recent years. Its mainstay - pasta - however, has been shunned. Is this a fair response?
Learn all about the end stage of advanced multiple sclerosis. This article looks at the symptoms and treatment options for people with end stage MS.
In mice with pancreatic cancer, researchers found adding an investigational drug to immunotherapy and chemotherapy more than tripled their survival.
Office workers have little opportunity to be physically active at work. Now, a new study shows how a simple walking meeting plan can make a difference.
Researchers find children born to mothers who used acetaminophen during pregnancy may be more likely to develop symptoms of autism or ADHD.
Mobile videoconferencing from the ambulance using a tablet cuts the time between stroke event and correct treatment, which is critical to patient recovery.
Oatmeal is a popular food that is high in carbohydrate. This article looks at whether oatmeal is a good food for people with diabetes to eat.
New guidelines urge that while care improves, early diagnosis is key to successful treatment of potentially deadly fungal infection invasive aspergillosis.
Learn all about why your poop might be green. This article looks at what can cause poop to change color and whether it is a cause for concern.
A review of almost 100 smartphone fertility apps reveals that the majority of them are unlikely to help women avoid or achieve pregnancy.
A combination of math and imaging can distinguish aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ - or stage 0 breast cancer - from non-aggressive forms.
Adolescents are at risk of marijuana use from the age of 11, a new study reveals, suggesting that drug intervention programs may need to start earlier.