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Dozens of diseases can be better understood, including age-related ones, after researchers analyze the genetics of some 110,266 older Californians.
Medical News Today: HPV vaccine 'partly responsible' for dramatic fall in rates of precancerous cervical lesions
A CDC-led study finds rates of high-grade cervical lesions among young American women fell significantly in 2008-12, which may be partly down to the HPV vaccine introduced in 2006.
Researchers have created a fasting-mimicking diet that they found increased lifespan and healthspan of mice and reduced risk factors linked to cancer, CVD and diabetes in humans.
Following an analysis of historical polio epidemic data, researchers have found polio transmission can continue long after new cases of the virus have stopped being reported.
A new study has found a link between Parkinson's disease in Taiwanese patients and increased risk of 16 different cancer types, including colorectal, kidney, prostate cancers.
Doctors mistakenly diagnosing a deficiency of zinc are prescribing enough supplement to lead to zinc-induced copper deficiency, an audit of patient care suggests.
Researchers at The Scripps Institute report preliminary success in designing a component for a potential HIV vaccine based on immunogens, rather than a deactivated virus.
People who have panic attacks may be up to 36% more likely to suffer heart attack and up to 47% more likely to develop heart disease later in a life, a new study finds.
Researchers have developed a model of short bowel syndrome in zebrafish to further understand the process of adaptation that occurs in patients with the condition.
A new tool that monitors a critical function inside live cells that is believed to be the underlying cause of type 2 diabetes has identified a potential drug to target the disease.
Thai health officials have announced the country's first case of Middle East respiratory syndrome. Tests confirm a 75-year-old man recently arrived from the Middle East has MERS.
Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming barley including maintaining blood pressure, bone structure and strength, decreasing the risk of heart disease and cancer.
A study using 'thief' and 'victim' puppets has found that children as young as 3 years old have a surprising sense of justice and level of empathy for others.
Work on mice has succeeded in regressing colorectal cancer tumors and resulted in relapse that persisted for 6 months, raising prospects for the disease currently without a cure.
Researchers suggest that sedentary behavior, and in particular, sitting down, could be associated with an increased risk of anxiety.