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A debate in The BMJ asks whether we.should go with the tide on health apps, or if the popularity of this technology obscures more serious health debates.
A new study suggests that exposure to gestational diabetes while in utero could increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder for children.
Researchers have developed a test that they say could accurately diagnose stomach cancer or predict risk for the disease by analyzing an individual's exhaled breath.
Medical News Today: Drug withdrawal among babies rising 'due to prescription of opioids for mothers'
One of the first studies to investigate associations between neonatal abstinence syndrome and legal prescription of opioids calls for policy changes to combat opioid 'epidemic.'
In a study involving zebrafish, scientists believe they have identified how vitamin E deficiency disrupts the movement of important nutrients to the brain.
Researchers have found patterns of brain activity that occur during memory retrieval when the brain is in task mode match patterns that occur during rest and sleep.
Lab tests show that tethering gold nanoparticles to peptides that seek out cancer cells can intensify the cancer-killing effect of radiation.
Despite the current Ebola outbreak posing the highest number of deaths from the disease to date, researchers say the Ebola virus has not become any deadlier since its discovery.
A small study has trialled a marijuana extract in people with severe epilepsy. Seizures decreased among the participants, though 6% stopped taking the drug after side effects.
Scientists have discovered a new biomarker for prostate cancer that could help clinicians distinguish fast- and slow-growing tumors.