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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.
Study suggests half of opioids prescribed to dental surgery patients go unused, creating a surplus that may contribute to the opioid epidemic.
The idea of being able to reduce cellulite with an over-the-counter cream is an attractive one, but do they work? Find out about them and other treatments.
New evidence shows that long-term alcohol dependence can significantly disrupt a range of specific cognitive abilities, particularly as we age.
While there are many differences in gene expression after regular exercise training, researchers have found no evidence of training-induced muscle memory.
The percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.
It is widely known as the 'love hormone' due to its role in social bonding, but new research suggests oxytocin may also play a role in spiritual beliefs.
Using an enzyme-blocking molecule that shuts down fat synthesis in cancer cells, researchers stunt tumor growth in transplanted cells and animal models.
Diuretics are a useful treatment for high blood pressure and other conditions. Learn about seven natural diuretics and their considerations here.