Researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) have reportedly discovered that an alternative salt form of lithium might be a safer, less toxic way to treat bipolar disorder...
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According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, teenage girls struggling with obesity could also be struggling with their academics.
A new study reveals that a blood test has been discovered and validated that can predict if a healthy person will develop mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease within three years.
Men who have subpar cardiovascular fitness levels and a lower IQ during their teenage years are more likely to suffer from early-onset dementia, according to new research.
Normally, people perceive colors and shapes visually, but what if you could "hear" them? A new study from Hebrew University shows that using sensory substitution devices (SSDs), colors and shapes can now be conveyed...
A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer.
A study from Northwestern Medicine has led to a new theory regarding the development and cause of endometriosis. The chronically painful disease, which affects 1 in 10 women, has been linked to two previously unstudied genes.
People who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford report...
You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers developed two inexpensive adapters that enable a smartphone to capture high-resolution images from the front and back of the eye.
Scientists have discovered the first concrete evidence that the mosquito-borne disease malaria travels to higher elevations during warmer years and returns to lower altitudes when temperatures become cooler.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Dentistry say a visit to the dentist could eventually require a detailed look at a patient’s genes.
A new study published in Preventive Medicine is linking energy drink consumption among teenagers to poor mental health. Researchers at the University of Waterloo and Dalhousie University found that high school students...
Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers.
According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years.
Recently, scientists reported that the part of hops that isn't used for making beer contains healthful antioxidants and could be used to battle cavities and gum disease.
Researchers use animal models to demonstrate that the net result of cocaine use is a balance of both positive and negative effects
An innovative program from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) and 6 partner universities is preparing students with autism for life after high school.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic.
From the temperate climes of northern states to the sub-tropical environs of the southern states, Americans live in a wide range of ecosystems – all of which contain their own unique allergens.
Pregnant women who eat a "prudent" diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and who drink water have a significantly reduced risk of preterm delivery, suggests a study published on bmj.com today.
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