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Learn all about flea bites, including what they look like, what symptoms they cause, and how to tell the difference between a flea bite and a bed bug bite.
New research shows the metabolic benefit of ketone metabolism to athletes during aerobic exercise through the consumption of a ketone drink.
Medical News Today: E-cigarettes: Toxic emission level dependent on temperature, type, age of device
Researchers have found that the temperature, type, and age of an e-cigarette has a significant effect on the levels of toxic emissions released.
Acetaminophen is the most commonly used painkiller in the U.S., but increasingly, researchers have questioned its safety. We look at the possible risks.
Learn all about the early signs and symptoms of mono. This article looks at mono symptoms in teens, young adults, older adults, and children.
In the longest study of its type, researchers conclude: 'Low physical capacity is a greater risk for death than high blood pressure or high cholesterol.'
Learn all about hand, foot, and mouth disease, a childhood illness. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of HFMD.
A new study finds that mental health issues among transgender individuals are largely triggered by stigma, rather than transgender identity itself.
A patch that could be administered directly to the site of a colorectal tumor is shown to treat tumors with three lines of therapy - drug, gene, and photo.
Late preterm and early term births declined in the United States; a decline in early term birth rates are linked with decreasing obstetric intervention.
Researchers claim to have answered the long-debated question about whether aging causes menopause or menopause causes aging; the latter appears to be true.
Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of dysplasia, whereby abnormal cells can lead to the growth of enlarged tissue or precancerous cells.
Published this week: a fresh and thorough study looking at why black youths appear to be disproportionately killed or injured by American police.
In a rat study, researchers find male rats that consumed a diet rich in animal fats increased the risk of breast cancer for female offspring.
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of a blood clot. The article focuses in particular on the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Contrary to a previous study, new research from more than 1.3 million births concludes that there is no association between labor induction and autism.
A new method for estimating who in the Americas is at risk of infection suggests over 90 million Zika infections could result from the initial spread.
External hemangiomas are birthmarks caused by the growth of extra blood vessels. Learn what they look like, as well as how they are diagnosed and treated.
Researchers have created a 38-point checklist that they say could identify changes in personality and behavior that may be an early sign of Alzheimer's.
New research finds around 35 percent of pregnant women have iron deficiency, increasing their risk of pregnancy complications, such as miscarriage.