Clinicians should consider how the way we think can make us vulnerable to obesity, and how obesity is genetically intertwined with brain structure and mental performance, according to new research
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Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study
Elekta employees joined national and local political representatives and distinguished guests this week in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the company's Cornerstone campus.
Big South Fork Medical Center received a shot in the arm last week with the launch of a new, state-of-the-art CT scanner. The new scanner, which had been installed over a period of several days significantly upgrading the diagnosis capability of the hospital’s radiology department.
Fish oil supplement in the later stages of pregnancy is associated with a higher body mass index (BMI) in children in the first six years of life, which is explained by an increase in total lean and bone mass at 6 years of age, but with no increase in fat mass.
Prosecutors told Hong Kong's High Court on Wednesday that a Malaysian anesthesiologist filled a yoga ball with carbon monoxide and placed it in the trunk of a car his wife would later drive in a "deliberate and calculated" plot to kill her, according to the South China Morning Post.
A team of researchers from the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich has shown that in multiple sclerosis it is not only specific T cells that cause inflammation and lesions in the brain. B cells, a different type of immune cell, also play a role.
To feel better faster, a dose of reassurance might be just what the doctor ordered. According to a new study, when a health care provider offers a few encouraging words about their patient's recovery time from an allergic reaction, symptoms are significantly reduced.
Recently published results of phase 2 clinical trial have shown the best outcomes to date for newly diagnosed older Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with brentuximab vedotin given before and after doxorubicin, vinblastine and dacarbazine (AVD) chemotherapy, which is the standard of care.
One of the most common complications of sickle-cell disease occurs when deformed red blood cells clump together, blocking tiny blood vessels and causing severe pain and swelling in the affected body parts.