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New research investigates the link between regular electronic cigarette use and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy individuals.
A large study of thousands of genomes finds 25 new genes linked to higher risk of IBD and another finds a gene that doubles the risk of ulcerative colitis.
In this article, learn about 10 key facts and myths about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These include the topics of smoking, gender, and genetics.
Water commonly gets trapped in the ears after swimming or bathing, but how can a person get the water out? Can people prevent water from becoming trapped?
A new study investigates the link between sleep duration, sleep quality, and the levels of sexual satisfaction among postmenopausal women.
A brain-computer interface has been found to enable people in a completely locked-in state in the late stages of ALS to communicate meaningfully.
New research uses mice to show how glucose deprivation leads to neural tangles typical of Alzheimer's disease, triggering cognitive and memory impairment.
New study finds that most coffee drinkers put sugar, cream, and other calorie-laden additives in their beverage, which may take its toll on the waistline.
Evidence shows that physically active adults and teens are less likely to develop depression. Now, a new study suggests the same may be true of children.
What is emu oil, what is it used for, and does it have health benefits? How does emu oil work and are there any side effects, risks, or considerations?
What is adjuvant therapy, what are the different types of adjuvant therapy available, and who is adjuvant therapy for? Are there any alternatives?
A new study suggests the diabetes prevalence is much higher among HIV-positive individuals than the general population, even when obesity is not present.
A new statement released by the American Heart Association finds that planning and timing meals and snacks may help reduce heart disease risk.
Researchers have discovered 107 genetic regions associated with high blood pressure, which they say could lead to new treatments for the condition.
New research investigates whether activities such as using the computer or playing games can impact the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment.
A new study finds that the risk of a pregnant woman giving birth prematurely may be linked to the type of microbiota in her vagina and cervix.
Can a diet change and other lifestyle changes help reduce discomfort caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Learn about other natural remedies that may help.
What age are children diagnosed with ADHD and is there evidence that it can be diagnosed in toddlers? What is the outlook for a child who is diagnosed?
Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ have a slightly higher risk of dying from breast cancer, but a significantly lower all-mortality risk.
A diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts appears to reduce the risk of bone loss and hip fracture among postmenopausal women.