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A new study claims an electronic nose is able to detect asthma subtypes from the exhaled breath of children, potentially paving the way for personalized asthma treatments.
A new study has found that sleeping on animal fur for the first 3 months of life could reduce the risk of babies developing asthma later in childhood.
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have developed a vaccine that they say promotes durable immunity in monkeys against Ebola virus. It is now entering human trials.
Researchers have found that although people with blood type AB only make up 4% of the US population, those with this blood type are 82% more likely to develop memory problems.
A series of experiments from researchers at Harvard University suggest that the mundane moments in life may bring us pleasure when we rediscover them in the future.
Around 40% of cannabis-using adolescents being treated for substance use disorders displayed withdrawal symptoms - a sign of drug dependence, according to a new study.
An analysis of professional baseball pitchers finds that those with poor lumbopelvic control are prone to missing more days out of the season due to injury.
The World Health Organization say 800,000 people commit suicide every year, mostly in non-affluent countries, and calls for suicide prevention to be a higher global priority.
The Food and Drug Administration have approved a drug called Keytruda for the treatment of advanced melanoma. It works by targeting a protein that reduces immune system activity.
Comparing data from the 2010-11 and 1992-93 Current Population Surveys, a new CDC report finds that twice as many homes in the US are smoke-free now compared with 20 years ago.
After analyzing over 90,000 gene mutations, scientists have devised a barcode that uses only 62 of them to identify any one of the strains of TB bacterium circulating in the world.
Researchers have discovered a genetic network that fuels an aggressive form of leukemia and its precursor disease, MDS, opening the door to new treatments for the conditions.
A new study has found that older women eating higher amounts of potassium-rich foods may be less likely to have a stroke than those with less potassium-rich foods in their diets.
In a new study, researchers claim to have disproved a 20-year rumor that wearing an underwire bra for 12 hours a day increases risk of breast cancer.
Now we have more motivation to get off the sofa: a new study suggests that curbing the amount of time spent sitting could protect aging DNA, possibly prolonging lifespan.
Medical News Today: E-cigarettes 'may be a gateway to illicit drug use, addiction, conventional smoking'
A new report by researchers from CUMC suggests the nicotine in e-cigarettes may promote illicit drug use and addiction, and encourage conventional tobacco smoking.
The color teal in September represents Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. This may be the most difficult women's cancer to detect and treat, yet many women are unaware of the risks.