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Sleepwalking – a sleep disorder that can spook you out or bring concern upon hearing from your companions a story of you suddenly getting up from bed and then walking while still asleep.
Yale researchers were able to demonstrate in their study wherein type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease were reversed in rats through a controlled-release oral therapy.
A hypothesis that blocking the development of Lin28 in children might help decrease the cancer’s growth.
Medicinal Plants are the main source of natural remedies nowadays. Today most people prefer to use natural medicine. According to WHO(Mesfin,2009) more than 3.5 billion people in developing world rely on medicinal plants as components of their healthcare.
A new study on the surface chemistry of silver-colored, mercury-based dental fillings suggests that the surface forms of mercury may be less toxic than previously thought.
Global challenges raised by biomedical advances require global responses.
Scientists in Canada and China are reporting development of a new dental filling material that substitutes natural ingredients from the human body for controversial ingredients in existing “composite,” or plastic, fillings.
An ingredient in licorice shows promise as an antidote for the toxic effects of cocaine abuse, including deadly overdoses of the highly addictive drug
A study published in PLoS Medicine this week suggests that of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa, more may die from treatable infectious diseases than from conditions directly linked to pregnancy.
Does it take an outbreak of a frightening, potentially fatal infectious disease like severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or a gastrointestinal illness on a cruise ship to get people to follow Mom's advice to "wash your hands after using the bath
Lip augmentation is not just for women who want larger, sexier lips. As people age, their lips lose fullness which makes them appear older.
By applying electrical currents across the heads of people while they walk, researchers have improved our understanding of how our vestibular system helps us maintain upright posture; at the same time, the researchers found that the stimulus could be appl
Research by Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an almost a two-fold increased risk of being obese for both children and adults.
Bad breath is a common problem for many people, given the wide variety of substances traveling through our mouths daily.
Consistent evidence suggests that high intake of fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer.
A recent volume of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences takes a closer look at how music evolved and how we respond to it.
An increasing number of doctors and other health experts have been encouraging older adults to rise from their recliners and go for a walk...
Eating fatty food does not appear to increase the risk of skin cancer.
Current research suggests that stress may activate immune cells in your skin, resulting in inflammatory skin disease.
Applying vitamin A to the skin appears to improve the wrinkles associated with natural aging and may help to promote the production of skin-building compounds
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