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A simple blood test could predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer's disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin, a new study finds.
New research from Hong Kong has shown that children who spend time in nature may benefit from fewer behavioral and emotional problems and improved pro-social behavior.
Otherwise healthy, smart-eating people who didn’t exercise can still have a high risk of cardiovascular disease—in fact, they had the same risk as people who were overweight.
Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size - both height and weight - as well as your level of physical activity.
In a new observational study involving close to 20,000 individuals, people who consumed at least four cups of coffee daily had a 64% lower risk of early death compared to those never or rarely consumed it.
A group of University of Kansas researchers found that tough yet manageable workouts done on a regular basis actually aided participants improve their self-control.
Compared to those who reported one sauna session a week or less, those who took two to three sessions were 24 percent less likely to have hypertension, and four to seven visits a week reduced the risk by 46 percent.
Scientists have developed an elastic, adhesive surgical glue that could transform emergency treatment by sealing up critical skin or organ punctures within 60 seconds, without the need for staples or sutures.
An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralyzed primates for the first time.
Experts said the technology could be ready for human trials within a decade.
Bacteria living deep inside the digestive system seem to alter how cancer drugs work.
It may be possible to boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy by altering the balance of gut bacteria.
For parents who can afford it, there are now consultants who can train babies to sleep through the night, without waking or demanding to be fed.
Great news for sleep-deprived moms and dads - but is it good for their child?
Every year, at least 700,000 people die from drug-resistant infections.
It is why government scientists have described antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest global threats of the 21st Century.