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Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental...

This compound in common vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

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Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

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Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...

Slow walking at age 45 may be a sign of faster aging

In a new study, researchers found that how fast people walk can be used as an indicator of how fast they are aging. They found...

Even low levels of air pollution could change gene, increase risks of cancer, heart...

In a new study, researchers raise strong concerns that even short-term exposure to low-level air pollution can affect gene expression, leaving us at risk...

This type of COVID-19 transmission is now most urgent threat in U.S.

In a new study, researchers found that interstate transmission of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is now a much greater public health threat...

Keep your immune system in top shape during COVID-19 pandemic with these tips

For years, Dr. Ahmad Garrett-Price has been counseling patients about the need to keep their immune systems strong, emphasizing exercise, nutrition and sleep. As the...

I’m an asthmatic: what should I do during the coronavirus pandemic?

The new respiratory coronavirus COVID-19 is particularly worrying for the 2.7 million Australians who already suffer from asthma. That’s roughly one in nine people. Viral...

5 Ways to manage your mental health during COVID-19

In the midst of managing a situation like the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and worried. Focusing on how to slow the spread...

For older people and those with chronic health conditions, staying active at home is...

Fitbit recently released data showing a global decrease in physical activity levels among users of its activity trackers compared to the same time last...

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In a new study, researchers identified the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of...

Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

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In a new study, researchers suggest that the first tell-tale signs of the coronavirus may be in an unexpected loss of smell. Ear, nose, and...

This eye problem may be an early warning sign of COVID-19

In a new scientific statement, researchers warn that conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, can be an early sign of COVID-19 in some people. They...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...