With This New App, A Selfie Could Detect CancerA smartphone app developed at the University of Washington may help detect diseases like pancreatic cancer and hepatitis.
Avocado Seed Husks Might Have Medical UsesAmericans consume about 1.9 billion pounds of avocado a year, and with new findings, that number may increase!
Risk Of Death Doubled By Alternative Cancer Treatments, Study SaysNew medical research is claiming that cancer patients who opt for unconventional treatments are at much greater risk of dying from the disease.
Study Group That Was Paid To Exercise Still Struggled To Go To GymGetting paid to exercise did little to encourage people who just joined a gym -- and expected to visit regularly -- to stick to their commitment.
Regular Alcohol Consumption Could Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study FindsRegular consumption of certain alcoholic drinks in moderate amounts could cut a person's risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study.
Doctors Rarely Clean Potentially Virus-Carrying Stethoscopes, Study FindsAccording to a Yale study, doctors rarely, if ever, sterilize their potentially virus-carrying stethoscopes.
Sperm Count In Western Men Cut In Half Over Last 40 Years, Study FindsA new study shows that the sperm count in men has been cut in half over the last 40 years in western countries.
Couple Warns Parents 'Don't Let Anyone Kiss Your Baby' After Virus Kills NewbornA newborn baby has died from viral meningitis caused by a herpes virus as a result of close contact with someone other than her parents.
Second-Born Kids More Likely To Become Criminals, Study FindsThe "curse of the second-born" child might actually be true, a new study shows.
Sense Of Smell Plays A Role In Weight Gain, Study FindsThe sense of smell plays an integral role in the enjoyment of food, but is it possible that a person will gain more weight if they have a better sense of smell?
Gonorrhea Becoming More Difficult To Treat With AntibioticsGonorrhea is becoming more difficult, and for some patients impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.
Heartburn Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Early Death, Study FindsPrescription-strength heartburn drugs are linked with a possible 25 percent increased risk of early death, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal Open.

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