An international team of researchers discovered that height is mostly determined by genes.
Loss of tolerance to gluten - a protein composite found in wheat, rye and barley - is a dynamic process and that neither breastfeeding or delaying the introduction of gluten-containing foods provide significant protection against the disorder, finds a new study.
Intravenous (IV) thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke (IS) is not contraindicated in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a new study.
In a new study, researchers reported that lung cancer diagnostic tests, in particular, become less effective when conducted in areas where infectious lung disease is a common health problem.
Researchers have developed a method that could provide body with step-by-step instructions for producing specific antibodies that have been shown to neutralize a particular disease.
According to new research, schizophrenia could be the result of eight genetically distinct disorders that have their own unique symptoms.
Residential geography, time spent in the sun, and whether or not sunglasses are worn may help explain why some people develop exfoliation syndrome (XFS), according to new study.
Researchers have identified a handful of bacterial culprits that lead to inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to a new study. These bacterial culprits use patients' own intestinal immune response as a guide.
Breast cancer has many subtypes and researchers have devised a new tool that will identify the type of breast cancer. The classification could improve treatments and targeting of treatments for the disease.
QTIENTCalcium buildup in the coronary arteries may predict kidney disease patients' risk of heart disease than traditional risk factors used in general population, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered some of the strongest evidence yet that epigenetic changes in the brain has a role in Alzheimer's disease.
A new study has revealed how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease. DNA methylation is a biochemical alteration of the building blocks of DNA.
A new case study has opened up a potential new route for researchers to take when examining ways to prevent the most common form of dementia.
A molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a number of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, a new study suggests.
Patients administered with a drug widely prescribed for type 2 diabetes can live longer than people without the condition, a new study has found.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.