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Research challenges the view that a rocky marriage means poor health as it shows negative marital quality is linked to lower diabetes risk in older men.
Adults who ate portion-controlled, prepackaged meals twice daily for 3 months lost more weight than those who chose their own meals, a new study reveals.
Learn all about the different stages that osteoarthritis of the knee progresses through, including how the disease can be treated and prevented.
This Memorial Day weekend, grill with caution. Researchers reveal how wire-bristle brushes used to clean barbecues can be a serious health hazard.
Researchers suggest a technique that involves letting a baby cry rather than rushing to their aid may result in better sleep for infants and parents.
Learn all about how weight loss can ease knee pain linked with osteoarthritis. This article also looks at the effect of obesity on osteoarthritis.
A team of investigators develop a new insight into how the developing brain alters its neuronal populations in response to light stimuli.
Bacterial resistance to the 'last-resort' antibiotic colistin has arisen in the U.S., a new report reveals, fueling fears of a 'post-antibiotic era.'
A new method using patient-derived 3-D scaffolds should make it easier to grow blood vessels that integrate lab-grown organs and tissue into patients.
A diet that mimics fasting reduced symptoms in mouse models of MS - reversing them in 20 percent of animals - and shows promise for use in human patients.
Learn all about the different knee injections that are available for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, including the two approved by the FDA.
The way people respond to stress and mood disorders can shorten lifespan. A thorough piece of research may have pinned down one of the genes responsible.
New research from the CDC reveals that only 6 in 100 Americans adhere to five health behaviors known to lower the risk of chronic disease.
A new study found symptoms of OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression were much more common among adults who met the criteria for workaholism.
Breast cancer cells use a key to access bone marrow, where they hide and cause relapse years later. Now, scientists think there may be a way to stop them.
Universal healthcare protected against the health effects of higher unemployment and lower public spending in the 2008-2010 global economic crisis.
Vocal fatigue is common among teachers, with female teachers faring worst. Now, a new study suggests lung function may play a role in this gender difference.
Glioblastoma multiforme is an aggressive form of brain tumor. Researchers find a genetic signature that may help improve future treatment and extend life.
Learn all about crepitus of the knee, a cracking or popping sensation when the knee is extended. This article looks at causes and prevention of crepitus.
Chemicals in cannabis alter DNA, causing gene mutations that may increase the risk of cancer and other diseases, a new study suggests.