Woman lying in a meadow under sunlight

This is how the sun damages our skin

Researchers at Binghamton University, have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin

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Discovery of 'hidden' outbreak hints that Zika virus can spread silently

A genomics study of travel-associated Zika cases reveals an undiscovered outbreak in Cuba in 2017, underscoring the need for coordinated disease surveillance

Comparison between two bodies when brown fat is activated by cold temperature

Scientists discover why brown fat is good for people's health

Rutgers and other scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes

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Are you a woman with prediabetes? You should start playing soccer

A new study shows that football is an efficient type of training for 55-70-year old women with prediabetes

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Need a mental break? Avoid your cellphone

Using a cellphone during breaks led to mental depletion, poorer performance in a recent study

Scientist looking through a microscope in a laboratory.

Researchers identify protein governing platinum resistant ovarian cancer

A team at the GW Cancer Center found the novel pathway TGF-β1/ERK/PHD2/HIF-1α causes platinum resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer cells

Products of 'Miracle Mineral Solution'

FDA warns about potentially life threatening side effects of Miracle Mineral Solution

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to purchase or drink a product sold online as a medical treatment due to a recent rise in reported health issues

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Do you skip your doctor's appointment? You could be in danger

Researchers found that the more long-term conditions (LTC) a person had, the more likely they were to miss appointments

Woman lifting weights in the gym.

Are you breastfeeding? 5 tips for making your life easier at the gym

If you've been breastfeeding you may be wondering how exercise can affect your breast milk production, quality, etc.

Person using glucose measurement system for diabetes.

Is diabetes keeping you up at night?

Sleep difficulties could be worsened by various diabetes symptoms and related medications

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Revealed: How our brain remembers the order of events

Researchers have worked out how the order of events in memory could be stored and later recalled in the hippocampal memory system

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Ancestors guide LGBT+ South African healers to mend mental scars

Africa has some of the world's most prohibitive laws against homosexuality, with 32 nations out of 54 criminalising same-sex relations

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Apples, tea and moderation: the 3 ingredients for a long life

Researchers from ECU's School of Medical and Health Sciences analyzed data from the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort that assessed the diets of 53,048 Danes over 23 years

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Alzheimer's disease destroys neurons that keep us awake

Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

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A quarter of the world's population at risk of developing tuberculosis

A new approach based on epidemiological evidence of latent tuberculosis shows that it will be extremely difficult to meet the WHO targets to eliminate tuberculosis by 2035

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New Report Shines Spotlight on Mental Health Needs in LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ youth are more likely than non-LGBTQ youth to have experienced universal risk factors for disrupting youth mental health

Pregnant women

10 tips to beginning your fit pregnancy journey

If you've ever been pregnant you know that some days, especially in the first trimesrer wanting to embark on a fit pregnancy journey can be hard!

Dr. Kent Brantly, left, speaks at Emory University Hospital as Nancy Writebol listens on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Atlanta.

Former Ebola patient calls attention to current outbreak

"We need the United States government and the international community to step up in a bigger way", Dr. Kent Brantly

Mujeres observando desde una barrera

The three positive personality traits

The three great factors of this "luminous triad", are in turn composed of twelve elements, which "capture" the essence of Kantism, humanism, and faith in Humanity

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NFL players may develop mental health problems

A study explores the interplay between career length, position and cognitive and mental health outcomes among professional football players

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