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May 25, 2018

A smartphone program was just as effective as a clinical intervention in treating people with serious mental illnesses – and it had a significantly better rate of treatment engagement, according to a study published today in the journal Psyc

May 23, 2018

“While it wasn’t completely surprising, the fact that the proportion of men seeking definitive treatment declined the most suggested that more men are choosing to delay treatment after diagnosis,” says study author 

May 23, 2018

Though Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs, the evidence is mounting that many pricey standard treatments — including surgery and spinal injections — are often ineffective and

May 24, 2018

Among women with obstructive sleep apnea, use of a CPAP machine during sleep can lead to improved sexual quality of life, according to a study

May 23, 2018

Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims.

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May 23, 2018

Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at concentrations of atmospheric CO2 expected by t

May 18, 2018

Robots can now create human mini-organs from stem cells.

May 18, 2018

The Dog Aging Project is looking at a drug known as rapamycin, which is already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in people with cancer or who've had organ transplants.

May 18, 2018

For the past eight years, Childers has been focused on finding a cure for a form of muscular dystrophy called Myotubular Myopathy or MTM. It is a rare disease that affects the skeletal muscles.

May 20, 2018

Use of a recombinant human protein in Stage 2 clinical trial has offered promising results and new hope for those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF.

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