New research from Washington State University has found that non-digestible compounds in Granny Smith apples might help combat disorders associated with obesity.
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Sleep is crucial for our mental, emotional and physical health, so it is necessary to understand some of the different sleep disorders which could affect a person.
Perjeta, a new breast cancer drug developed by Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, has shown “unprecedented” success in extending the lives of patients in a clinical trial, according to research results released on Sunday.
Scientists have discovered a sign of the early development of pancreatic cancer – an upsurge in certain amino acids that occurs before the disease is diagnosed and symptoms appear.
Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, as shown in an analysis by cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®
A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each day sitting.
Children who are exposed to chemotherapy or radiotherapy while in the womb suffer no negative impacts on mental or cardiac development, international studies presented at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid have shown.
Researchers have identified a molecule that blocks the activity of a disease-causing enzyme – a breakthrough that could ultimately lead to the development of a wonder drug that could be used to fight many different diseases.
Hypercalcaemia is the most common metabolic disorder associated with cancer, occurring in 10 to 20 percent of people with cancer. While its connection to cancer is well known, this study has, for the first time, shown that often it can predate the diagnosis of cancer in primary care.
While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped.
A new wearable medical device can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble or if it’s simply time to put on some skin moisturizer.
Eating spicy Indian food could help boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to new research published in Friday’s edition of the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy.
Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin business empire, likes to do things differently. He got where he is today by daring to think the unthinkable.
There are many ways to help people cope with depression varying from exercise to therapy, medication to meditation, and so many others. According to new research, nature and the proper amount of fruits and vegetables can also help.
Does the price you pay at a buffet influence how much you like the food? Surprisingly, yes!
A new University of Iowa study further supports an inescapable message: caregivers have a profound influence—good or bad—on the emotional state of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.
The incidence and prevalence rates of diabetes in the US may be leveling off after doubling between 1990 and 2008, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A new American Cancer Society study suggests that participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the food stamp program, had lower dietary quality scores compared with income eligible non-participants.
A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too.
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children’s Hospital.
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