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Newer depression drugs may increase death risk, scientists find

In a study from Rutgers and Columbia Universities, scientists found an increased death risk in adults with depression who used newer antipsychotic medications compared...

Pin-prick blood test identifies immunity to COVID-19

In a study from Cardiff University, scientists found a finger-prick blood test can identify people most at risk of being reinfected with COVID-19. The simple...

Scientists can detect Alzheimer’s disease 17 years in advance

The dementia disorder Alzheimer's disease has a symptom-free course of 15 to 20 years before the first clinical symptoms emerge. In a study from Ruhr-Universität...

What’s this ‘longevity’ diet, and will it really make you live longer?

You may have heard about the longevity diet, and its promise of an extended life span – but what exactly is it and is...

Common high blood pressure drugs may affect survival in breast cancer

In a recent study from Flinders University in Australia, scientists found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly...

Media multitasking linked to poor memory and attention functions

The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they can also provide insightful glimpses into memory. In a recent study from Stanford, scientists...

Adding refined fiber to processed food may harm your health

In a study from Georgia State University and elsewhere, scientists found adding highly refined fiber to processed foods could have negative effects on human...

Waiting for takeoff, her heart stopped. Flight attendants came to the rescue.

Vonnie Gaither hated leaving a reunion of extended family in Baltimore. Still, she had to tear herself away to start the trek back home to...

Type 2 diabetes remission is possible even in people with lower body weight

In a study from Newcastle University, scientists found everyone has a "personal fat threshold," which if exceeded, will allow type 2 diabetes (T2D) to...

Scientists recommends tailoring colorectal cancer screening for 45-to-49-year-olds

It's been a year since national recommendations issued by the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force called for colorectal cancer (CRC)...