FDA approves at-home DNA test for risk of 10 diseases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first home genetic tests for 10 health risks, including Parkinson's disease and late-onset Alzheimer's. The approval...

Common antibiotic may prevent or treat PTSD

A study at University College London and the University of Zurich has found that a common antibiotic may be effective at treating and preventing...

Study finds more than 20 percent of patients are misdiagnosed

Research from the Mayo Clinic shows that nearly 88 percent of patients seeking a second opinion go home with a new diagnosis. Researchers examined records...

New drug delivery system could help fight tumors

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new cancer-drug delivery system that may help overcome the challenge of treating solid tumors often resistant...

Healthy weight gain still raises risk of gestational diabetes

A study from the University of Queensland Australia has shown that women who gain weight leading up to pregnancy increase their risk of gestational...

Real-world massage helps treat low back pain, study says

Researchers at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis found real-world massage therapy is an effective treatment for chronic...

Study: Insomnia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke

A new study has found a link between insomnia and an increased risk of a person having a heart attack or stroke. "Sleep is important...

Home-cooked meals, no TV during dinner may reduce risk for obesity

Trying to stay slim? Start by switching off your TV during meal time. Of course, just turning off the television won't make pounds melt away....

Study: Aggressive breast cancer grows faster in obese people

Researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that cancer cells grow faster when they are placed into fatty,...

New approach for breast cancer treatment explored

A new study from Baylor College of Medicine targets specific proteins that cause tumor growth as a potential personalized treatment for breast cancer. The collaboration...

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