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Johanna Watkins was diagnosed with MCAS, a rare immune disorder, in 2015, and with the diagnosis came several adjustments that needed to be made to she and her husband's everyday lives.
Catherine Girard worked through the awkwardness of collecting stool samples door-to-door to research the microbiomes of Inuit people in Canada.
The maker of these pacemakers is addressing vulnerabilities revealed by a security flaw, and the company is still working to quickly fix other potential cyber security patches.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
This condition may make you think twice before raising a can of soda to your lips.
Restoring the tooth’s dentine structure using this drug, instead of cement fillings, has the potential to eliminate issues like tooth decay and erosion.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
It turns out that there's a specific neurological response that triggers the often unhealthy late-night eating habits that follow a night of drinking.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
A man dubbed as such for his tree-like hands finally finds relief from this extremely rare condition, thanks to the kindness of doctors in Bangladesh.
While specific musical anhedonia isn't a brain disorder, it is a fascinating condition that explains why some people feel no emotional response when listening to music.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
The plaintiffs cite an inconclusive study in their claim that the memory-boosting supplement, Prevagen, doesn't provide substantive health benefits.
See which ingredient the plaintiffs claim to be harmful to skin.
Placing small objects in your ear canal can potentially damage this sensitive area.
Cancer rates have dropped to their lowest levels in more than two decades.
Researchers have confirmed a long-ago speculated fact about this vital organ.
A new study may shed some light on why we get so passionate about politics.
A new test hopes to sniff out early signs of Alzheimer’s — literally.
British researchers found both men and women prefer to date someone who has had three previous sexual partners.
Researchers found that the brains of people with dyslexia have a diminished ability to adapt to repeated input — a trait also known as neural adaptation.
The holidays are a time of excess, and that can include too much eggnog and spiked cider. But there are a few tricks to help ease the pain of a hangover.
Feeling like you’ve hit a plateau in your weight loss journey? Try these metabolism boosting tricks to help get you closer to your pound-shedding goals.
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.
A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.
Scientists tested different concentrations of Listerine to determine how effective it is at reducing bacterial counts of gonorrhea.
Researchers found that pregnancy reduces gray matter in certain areas of the brain, helping the woman bond with her new baby and prepare for motherhood.
Good news in the fight against childhood obesity — chubby babies are on the decline, according to a study from the CDC.
American teenagers may finally be starting to behave. A new study found that teens are smoking less, drinking less and doing fewer drugs.
With the New Year right around the corner, it might be tempting to try a celeb-endorsed diet, but many of these fad diets are actually quite unhealthy.
A doctor at the London Independent Hospital recorded a routine hernia repair surgery with a pair of Snapchat Spectacles.
A doctor has set up a fundraising initiative in order to fly someone believed to be the world's heaviest woman to India for treatment.
A group of scientists from Cornell University may have devised a way for a robot to feel its surroundings internally, similar to the way humans do.
A new scalp-cooling system may stop hair loss for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Anyone who has ever worn high heels knows that tingly ball-of-foot pain that happens after a few hours. That pain can ruin your night...
Heels may look beautiful, but they are incredibly painful and can even be bad for your health. And the higher the heels, the bigger the impact.
Liftware Level is a specially designed utensil to help people with hand tremors and other mobility conditions.
Four machines and about a dozen workers in a Chinese factory were reassigned for a week to make 1,000 sippy cups for Ben Carter, who suffers from autism.
New research highlights a damaging chemical imbalance in the brain — one that results in a process that scientists compare to rusting metal.
For the first time since 1993, the average life expectancy of people in the United States has declined, according to the CDC.
The rise of Caesarean sections may be affecting human evolution, according to a new study.
According to the CDC, as of November 5, there were 2,879 cases of mumps across 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Even sleeping just five or six hours in a 24-hour period can double the chances of crashing, compared to people who get at least seven hours of sleep or more.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Three-person IVF works by replacing the defective power generator in the mother’s egg, known as mitochondria, with healthy ones from a donor woman.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
Tobacco giant Philip Morris may eventually phase out selling conventional cigarettes, and a new cigarette alternative could play a role in the transition.
Computer experts have analyzed selfie deaths and may have a solution — an app that could warn people if they were in a death-by-selfie zone.
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
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