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Researchers suggest a new antibody-based drug may offer a better way to control HIV in the longer term, after showing a single dose stimulated immune response in patients.
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: testosterone therapy 'does not increase aggressive disease risk'
A study using Swedish data finds men prescribed testosterone for over a year had no overall rise in prostate cancer risk, and they showed a 50 percent fall in aggressive disease.
The kidneys are vital but sensitive organs. Toxic drugs used in the ICU commonly leave them damaged. A new 'kidney-on-a-chip' might help prevent these injuries in the future.
New research finds that women who often snore and have short sleep durations before being diagnosed with breast cancer may be more likely to die from the disease.
Study shows the personal fingerprint of the bacteria, fungi, and viruses on our skin remains stable over time, despite regular cleaning and contact with contaminated objects.
A new study finds that drinking alcohol provides happiness 'in the moment,' but it is unlikely to lead to long-term happiness and well-being.
A study that pools genome-wide data covering thousands of women with and without the disease doubles the number of known gene regions linked to endometrial cancer.
Resting for longer periods between weightlifting sets was found to increase a process that aids muscle growth in a new study, bucking the common belief that shorter rests are best.
Two doctors from Danish international pharmaceutical company Lundbeck write about the challenges researchers face in uncovering a much-needed cure for Alzheimer's.
Researchers have created a low-cost, portable test that has been shown to quickly detect Zika virus in infected monkeys. They say it could reach clinical use in several months.
A new study of soft tissue surgery on live pigs shows that replacing human hands - even if robot-assisted - with a supervised robot gives better results.
Heart cells showed a stress response to tobacco cigarette smoke but not e-cigarette vapor in a new study, suggesting less immediate cardiovascular harm from e-cigarettes.
Human babies are not born with the ability to imitate the gestures of others, but probably learn to around the age of 6 to 8 months, says research that challenges popular opinion.
Researchers investigating rare genetic variations involved in bipolar disorder find an intriguing link to other psychiatric conditions, such as autism and schizophrenia.
Consuming too much fructose - often present in processed foods - during pregnancy may restrict fetal growth and cause placental defects, a new study suggests.
Giving infants extra vitamin D in their first year of life appears to encourage muscle development and reduce the proportion of fat by the age of 3 years.
Research finds a history of Candida yeast infection is more common in men with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and in women with these illnesses who have memory problems.