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Two types of HPV linked to cervical cancer have declined since the advent of...

Bottom Line: An analysis of cervical precancers over a period of seven years showed that two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that have been...

Researchers review modern cases of leprosy

Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem -- even in the...

Squid protein could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics (and no squid was harmed...

The remarkable properties of a recently-discovered squid protein could revolutionize materials in a way that would be unattainable with conventional plastic, finds a review...

Dietary fiber helps clump material in your gut

Food, microbes, and medicine all clump together as they move through our gut. Sticky molecules secreted into our intestines bind the gut particles in...

Study of quark speeds finds a solution for a 35-year physics mystery

MIT physicists now have an answer to a question in nuclear physics that has puzzled scientists for three decades: Why do quarks move more...

Sterubin, a native California medicinal plant, may hold promise for Alzheimer’s

The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants. A Salk Institute discovery of a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory...

Common Acid Reflux Medications Linked to Increased Kidney Disease Risk

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include well-known brand names Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the world. Approximately...

Morning exercise with short walking breaks helps control blood pressure

Thirty minutes of morning exercise lowers blood pressure for the rest of the day among older men and women who are overweight or obese....

New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a compound that could be more effective in treating certain cancers than standard chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is still...

High cadence cycling offers no benefit to amateurs, finds new study

A new study published today in the International Journal of Sports Medicine has found that exercise efficiency decreases in recreational cyclists when they pedal...