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This gout drug can reduce risk of knee and hip replacement

An exploratory analysis of the LoDoCo2 (Low-Dose Colchicine 2) trial has revealed that taking a low dose of colchicine daily could reduce the need...

Diabetes is linked to this shoulder disease

Have you ever heard of a "frozen shoulder"? It's a condition where your shoulder becomes so painful and stiff that moving it feels almost...

What you need to know about inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that includes conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which cause chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. These...

Understanding the treatment of congenital heart disease

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a condition that affects the structure of the heart and its ability to function properly. It is present at birth...

Scientists use facial temperature to detect metabolic diseases

Researchers have found that the temperature of different parts of your face could signal rising blood pressure and other chronic illnesses. For instance, having a...

Irregular sleep patterns linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Getting consistent sleep could help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to new research. A study led by Brigham and Women's Hospital, part of the Mass...

Why most prescribed chemotherapy drug can cause serious heart damage

Scientists are working to understand why doxorubicin, a popular chemotherapy drug used for over 50 years, sometimes causes serious heart damage. This drug, which helps...

Scientists discover key protein behind aging, offer hope for longer, healthier lives

As people live longer, the challenges of aging—such as physical decline and frailty—become more significant. Finding ways to slow down aging could bring enormous health,...

Living near parks and trees can help slow memory loss in midlife

Research has shown that about 40% of dementia cases worldwide could be prevented or delayed by addressing certain risk factors, especially during midlife. A new...

Is Joe Biden experiencing cognitive decline? Here’s why we shouldn’t speculate

As the United States presidential election race gathers pace, current president Joe Biden's advanced age continues to draw significant scrutiny. But either candidate would reach...