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Scientists discover three factors common to HIV-infected people with broadly neutralizing antibodies that may be useful for vaccine development.
Learn about what it feels like to have high blood sugar levels and the symptoms that they cause. This article also looks at treatment and prevention.
Respiratory acidosis develops when air exhaled out of the lungs does not adequately exchange the carbon dioxide formed in the body for the inhaled oxygen.
Using a 3-D-printed kidney model, researchers found riding on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Walt Disney World could help pass small kidney stones.
People who carry excess belly fat face an increased risk of heart disease, compared with people who have fat elsewhere, new research finds
Too much zinc in the diet may alter gut microbiota, increasing susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infection, especially for those using antibiotics.
Although morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.
Study shows how using genetic risk scores - from DNA profiles - improves prediction of coronary heart disease relative to traditional clinical risk scores.
Saunas have been used for hundreds of years, and spending time in a sauna can feel good. Learn about further health benefits to be had beyond relaxation.
Clinical trials conducted by Columbia University Medical Center find that JAK inhibitors may trigger hair regrowth in people with alopecia areata.
Acne is sometimes called hormonal acne because of how the skin problem develops in response to hormonal changes. Learn about its treatment and symptoms.
Hearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Researchers discover how macrophages stop mitochondria from producing energy and coerce them into producing harmful products during inflammation.
The addictive chemical nicotine may have a positive role in the brain; researchers suggest it could protect against age-related neurodegeneration.
Having an abortion may be followed by feelings of grief, loss, or regret, which could lead to a type of depression. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Researchers reveal why antidepressants work in some patients but not others. Their findings show antidepressant effectiveness may depend on environment.
Research demonstrates that women's problem solving ability is not altered by hormone fluctuations, but it is handled by different parts of the brain.
Hookworm is an intestinal parasite that is the cause of millions of infections worldwide. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of these infections here.
Researchers reveal how changes to city design and transport across the globe could reduce the burden of road accidents, CVD, and type 2 diabetes.
SOD1 gene mutations form protein clumps, leading to motor neuron degeneration in ALS, but researchers may have found a way to halt this process.