(Reuters Health) – – Not using cannabis for a month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who used the drug at least weekly, a U.S. study suggests.
New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second. Built into future compact medical devices, technology developed for high-energy physics could also he…
A recent study has shown how using cultured cells from patients with psychotic disorders to investigate abnormalities in nerve connections in the brain could lead to new treatments.
– Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests.
(Reuters Health) – Non-smokers who live where smoking is banned in public places may have lower blood pressure than non-smokers who aren’t protected by these types of laws, a U.S. study suggests.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday the first test – a diagnostic from Meridian Bioscience Inc – to help detect a type of herpes virus in newborns.
African-American children often are reported by parents and teachers to display behaviors of ADHD at a higher rate than children from other racial and ethnic groups. For the first time, researchers have found that African-American mothers in a study ra…
Using a large dataset and controlling for a variety of factors, including sex, age, height, socioeconomic status, and genetic ancestry, scientists found that people with larger brains rated higher on measures of intelligence and educational attainment….
Preclinical experiments suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might be repurposed to treat infections caused by human papillomaviruses, or HPVs. Highly efficacious vaccines against HPV infection exist — including the recentl…
"I wasn’t successful at losing weight until I approached weight loss with a more gradual mindset and stopped looking for it to happen quickly," 29-year-old Cassie Ann says.
Women who are emotionally tormented by a spouse or partner may suffer from more night sweats, painful sex and hot flashes when their periods stop, researchers say.
IIFYM stands for “if it fits your macros.” This flexible dieting method focuses on counting macronutrients, namely proteins, carbs, and fats, instead of calories. In this article, we describe how to follow the IIFYM diet and explore potential benefits …
"I was literally half the woman I was going down," said the 28-year-old after her surgery to remove a 57-pound cyst.
Many Americans are caregivers, bus some aren’t prepared for the job when it falls into their lap. Read advice for caregivers as they embark on their new role.
Due to gaps in vaccination coverage, there were measles outbreaks in all regions of the world, killing an estimated 110,000 people in 2017.
(Reuters Health) – – Sodas sweetened with fructose may have a greater impact on risk factors for diabetes than whole fruits that are natural sources of fructose, a research review suggests.
Pain is common in people living with HIV and can include headaches, joint pain, and abdominal cramping. Pain medications, alternative therapies, and home remedies can help a person manage their pain. Learn more here.
A research team has used a transcriptomic approach — studying what genes are expressed — to identify gene signatures of cell subpopulations identified as atrial-like or ventricular-like. This understanding could lead to regenerative therapy discoveri…
Amifampridine (Firdapse) is approved for adults with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder characterized by muscle weakness. FDA Approvals
Eight medical device makers, including a startup that uses virtual reality to treat chronic pain, topped an innovation contest aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday.