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What is plaque psoriasis and what are its causes? In this article, learn about the triggers, symptoms, complications, and when to see a doctor.
Researchers may have found a way to stop the growth of glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer. This may soon lead to new therapies.
The risk of metabolic syndrome may be higher for obese individuals who apply negative stereotypes about weight to themselves, new research finds.
What are essential oils and can any oils help to treat depression? In this article, the quality of evidence on essential oils for depression is discussed.
A new rodent study shows that exosomes - the secretions from stem cells - may help to protect cells in the retina. This may ultimately help treat glaucoma.
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa may be reduced through the delivery of electricity to certain areas of the brain, according to King's College London.
Researchers suggest that an antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis might help to reduce the social deficits seen in people with autism.
New research suggests that the biochemical reactions responsible for Alzheimer's disease may begin as early as the womb. Vitamin A plays a crucial role.
An oxygen-starved primary tumor environment produces dormant cells that evade therapy after spreading and may be the cause of disease relapse, study shows.
What is primary progressive MS and how might it differ from other forms of multiple sclerosis? Learn about its symptoms and outlook here.
What is relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis? Learn about lifestyle tips for those with RRMS, including diet, exercise, and stress management.
Past studies have shown that diet affects the risk of colorectal cancer. New research suggests that this may be down to how diet alters the gut microbiome.
Scientists have made a discovery that explains why 'acid trips' last for so long when LSD molecules are cleared from the bloodstream in a couple of hours.
Researchers have grown pancreases in rats using mouse stem cells. Transplanting the organs in mice with type 1 diabetes was found to reverse the disease.
The largest genetic study to be performed in children with previously undiagnosed developmental disorders uncovers 14 new mutations.
Scientists discover HIV invades macrophages when a protective protein is temporarily switched off. Treatment with HDAC inhibitors appears to prevent it.
Multiple sclerosis is a disease that currently has no cure. Learn how MS changed the lifestyles of some famous faces and what life is like after diagnosis.
What is Dawson’s finger? Learn about how Dawson's fingers can help with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other brain disorders.
A West Virginia research team have found that using meditation or music listening programs may have benefits for people with preclinical cognitive decline.
Scientists have found a molecule that restores normal levels of a protein responsible for Alzheimer's disease; tests were performed on mice and monkeys.