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Learn what an embryo transfer is and when it is needed. What should be expected before and after, and what different types of embryo transfer are there?
What is vitamin D and how is it linked to UVB? Learn how to get more vitamin D and how other vitamins and supplements may help with psoriasis.
White fat is linked to obesity, but brown fat uses up energy. Find out how scientists discovered the secret to converting bad fat to good.
You might try to avoid buying your friends and family cliché gifts this Christmas, but new research suggests that might be exactly what they want.
A team of researchers investigates details of the cellular mechanisms involved in transforming a stem cell into a motor neuron, through direct programming.
A new comprehensive literature review suggests symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be treated with marijuana, which could potentially slow progression.
Study reveals that encephalitis-causing antibodies - such as against NMDAR - are present in some people with a first episode of psychosis.
Bipolar disorder and depression have some similarities, and these similarities can make diagnosis hard. Learn about differences in symptoms and treatment.
HPV is often associated with women, but men can get it too. Learn about its symptoms, links to a number of cancers, causes, and treatments.
Breathing is not just necessary for oxygen. New research finds inhalation synchronizes brain activity linked to memory recall and fear response.
Researchers in Portugal have begun to understand why we perceive time differently. Their study on mice identifies neurons that control time perception.
New research presented in India suggests 1 hour of yoga each day significantly reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension.
As well as discovering a protein that is key to cancer metastasis, researchers have found that dietary fat works with this protein to worsen cancer spread.
Study shows light therapy that induces gamma oscillations in the brain substantially reduces beta-amyloid plaques in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Everyone has gas, but for some people it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Find out what causes gas and how to reduce the problem.
In silent reflux, stomach acid returns to the throat, causing irritation and frequent throat clearing. Learn its causes, symptoms, and treatment here.
Researchers suggest it pays to think positively, after finding that women who are more optimistic may be at lower risk of death from numerous diseases.
Although the treatment of Parkinson's disease has not seen any major advances for decades, MSDC-0160, a diabetes drug, could signal a revolution.
Sweet potatoes have great nutritional value. Now, research suggests even the water left over from cooking sweet potatoes has slimming effects.
Who we eat with affects what we eat and how much of it. How will your peer or family group affect your dietary plans this Christmas?