Sugar pills could relieve pain for certain chronic pain patients

Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their brain anatomy and psychology. And the pills will reduce their pain...

Is apple cider vinegar good for you? A doctor weighs in

When my brother and I were kids back in the '80s, we loved going to Long John Silver's. But it wasn't just for the fish. It...

Zika vaccine may help treat brain cancer that killed Sen. John McCain

An international team of researchers has successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells. The study is...

This anesthesia drug may harm your respiratory functions

In a recent study, researchers find a type of drug used in anesthesia during surgery may increase the risk of respiratory problems. The study, called...

Everything about colorectal cancer you should know

According to the National Cancer Institute, last year in the United States more than 136,000 people were diagnosed with, and more than 50,000 died...

Artificial intelligence can identify lung cancer type and genetic changes

A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a...

Flu season: what everyone should know

During last year’s flu season, thousands of people were hospitalized and 180 children — 80 percent of whom were not vaccinated — died, according...
Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

A new study in SLEEP indicates that people who have slept for fewer than seven of the past 24 hours have higher odds of being involved...

How music could revolutionize dementia care

A new global study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to treat people with dementia and depression Music is...

Toxic metal may play a role in autism development

In a recent study, researchers find that environmental metal and metalloid pollution (lead, mercury, aluminum, and arsenic) may induce autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The finding...

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Toxic metal may play a role in autism development

In a recent study, researchers find that environmental metal and metalloid pollution (lead, mercury, aluminum, and arsenic) may induce autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The finding...
8 tips to have heart-healthy meals

8 tips to have heart-healthy meals every day

Your heart health is highly related to what you eat. That is why a healthy diet is one of the best methods to prevent heart...
Are you at risk of metabolic syndrome

Are you at risk of metabolic syndrome?

The term “metabolic syndrome” has become more well-known recently. It is the name for a group of health conditions that can increase your risk for...

New research provides 10-year estimates of dementia risk

In a recent Danish study, researchers provide 10-year absolute risk estimates for dementia specific to age, sex and common variation in the APOE gene. The...

Baldness may soon be treated, new study shows

In a new study led by the University of Melbourne, researchers found that baldness caused by alopecia areata could soon be treated safely and...

This dinosaur-killer meteoroid metal can kill cancer cells

In a recent study, researchers find that cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. The results show that...