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Some of the most dramatic events in the universe occur when certain stars die — and explode catastrophically in the process. Such explosions, known as...

Why people buy, trade, donate medications on the black market

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses are turning to the "black market" for medicines...

Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods...

All foods are not created equal. Most are palatable, or tasty to eat, which is helpful because we need to eat to survive. For example,...

Acupuncture could reduce dry mouth caused by cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that after receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment, head and neck...

These 7 things may increase risk of prostate cancer

Recent research has shown that avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain cancers. Common risk factors for cancer include smoking, obesity, and not getting enough exercise. In the U.S., about...

These two drugs may protect against heart attack, stroke

In a recent study, researchers found that taking a statin drug in combination with drug ezetimibe may benefit patients who have a history of...

Gamma-ray laser moves a step closer to reality

A physicist at the University of California, Riverside, has performed calculations showing hollow spherical bubbles filled with a gas of positronium atoms are stable...

Hibernation could make deep space exploration a reality, study shows

Space travelers sleeping in hibernation chambers before continuing with their missions, whether to go on a trip to Jupiter or hunt down an extraterrestrial...

Scientists create FrogPhone to remotely call frogs in the wild

Researchers have developed the 'FrogPhone', a novel device which allows scientists to call up a frog survey site and monitor them in the wild. The...

Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing old in America

The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country's children for the first...

This eating habit could benefit people at risk for diabetes, heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, could benefit people who have high risks of diabetes...

Common anti-inflammatory drug may help reduce cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found aspirin use three or more times per week is linked to reductions in all-cause, any cancer, gastrointestinal cancer,...

Researchers find new way to detect autism before symptoms appear

In a new study, researchers found genome testing for siblings of kids with autism may detect autism before symptoms appear. The research was conducted by...

This diet may help you lose weight, balance blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found that a diet that follows the body clock may help with weight loss and blood sugar balance. This diet...

Scientists find the cause of high blood pressure in people with sleep apnea

In a new study, researchers found the potential cause of high blood pressure in people with sleep apnea. The research was conducted by a team...

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In a recent study, researchers found compelling evidence of a yet-to-be-discovered planetary body with a mass somewhere between that of Mars and Earth. The mysterious...
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In a recent study, researchers found potential human habitat on the moon. They found a large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of...

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Few things on earth strike fear into the hearts of men more profoundly than hair loss. But in a new study, researchers found reversing baldness...

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