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Babies born a very low birth weight may be at higher risk of psychiatric problems as an adult but at lower risk of alcohol and substance use disorders, a new study finds.
Groundbreaking research is currently being conducted in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of the plague, focusing on bacterial DNA, climate change and rodent immunity.
A new paper demonstrates how MS is driven by an inflammatory process that turns into a neurodegenerative cycle in the late stages of the disease.
A new study finds people learn foreign words more easily when using several sensory organs. In tests, foreign words with gestures or pictures outperformed verbal learning.
Modifiable factors such as awkward postures, fatigue and distraction can increase odds of acute episodes of low back pain, say researchers.
A new study finds men who are attractive are more likely to be selfish and less favorable of equality, which researchers say fits with people's perceptions of good-looking males.
The identification of eight physical signs associated with death within 3 days for patients with advanced forms of cancer could help with clinical decision making and patient care.
The 17-month 'PathoMap' study collected thousands of samples of microbial DNA across New York City's subway system. We take a look at what they found.
A new study suggests that reader comments on websites may sway people's viewpoints on vaccination more than official public service announcements.
A small study finds that psychological stress may affect our ability to withstand physical pain, leading researchers to suggest we should avoid exposure to stress where possible.