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Donor hearts may be unnecessarily rejected as a result of a blood test used to determine their eligibility for transplantation, according to researchers.
Milk is a good source of calcium but also contains carbohydrates. What is the best milk for people with diabetes to drink? This article investigates.
Babies who are exclusively breast-fed for longer are less likely to have conduct disorders later, compared with those who are breast-fed less than 1 month.
New research of people with high blood pressure shows those with higher levels of antibodies in their blood were less likely to have a heart attack.
Expectant mothers who use cannabis may be putting their child's brain development at risk - a cause for concern given the rise in legalization of the drug.
Medical News Today: Pediatricians call for stricter regulations to prevent lead poisoning in children
Even low levels of lead can cause permanent damage in children, and the U.S. needs to do more to eliminate sources of exposure, say leading pediatricians.
Arthritis is a common cause of knee pain. Find out about different types of arthritis, their causes, symptoms, and how they can be treated.
Some people may recommend epsom salts for soothing painful feet, but are they safe for people with diabetes to use? This article looks at the evidence.
A new population-wide study shows gliomas are more common among people who studied at university for 3 years, compared with those who did not.
An existing drug called denosumab has shown promise for the delay or prevention of breast cancer among women with a BRCA1 mutation.
Accuracy of diagnosing breast cancer from pathology images can go from 96 to 99.5 percent when human performance is boosted by artificial intelligence.
Researchers reveal how a comprehensive treatment approach reversed memory loss for 10 patients with early-stage cognitive decline.
The ability of skeletal muscle to regenerate after injury slows with age. Exercise conditioning may restore this ability, study of aged mice suggests.
Mouse study finds cornea wounds in diabetes have abnormal electric signals and suggests they could be a target in managing slow and non-healing wounds.
Researchers found that adults who took part in a 45-minute art-making session experienced a reduction in levels of the 'stress hormone' cortisol.
Diet is very important for making sure that prediabetes doesn't turn into full diabetes. This article looks at diet tips for people with prediabetes.
Researchers have created a nanoflower biosensor that recognizes and amplifies signals from E. coli so they can be seen with a simple handheld pH device.
Preference for sweet treats is influenced by age and dopamine levels in healthy-weight people, but this is not the case for those who are obese.
This article takes a look at the types of bread that are best for people with diabetes, including whole-grain and low-carbohydrate breads.
People who frequently view soft-core pornography - such as images of semi-naked women - may have less positive attitudes toward women, say researchers.