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Genetic testing has a data problem. New software can help

In recent years, the market for direct-to-consumer genetic testing has exploded. The number of people who used at-home DNA tests more than doubled in...

Whole grain can contribute to health by changing intestinal serotonin production

Adults consuming whole grain rye have lower plasma serotonin levels than people eating low-fibre wheat bread, according to a recent study by the University...

Link Found Between Chronic Pain And Prematurely Aging Brains

Scientists have long recognized the human brain appears to keep time to its own internal clock, its biological age speeding or slowing depending on...
GLORIA BACHMANN, DIRECTOR OF THE WOMEN'S HEALTH INSTITUTE AT RUTGERS ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL, SAID MEN HAVE BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS, TOO, WHEN IT COMES TO FERTILITY

Older fathers put health of partners, unborn children at risk, Rutgers study finds

Men who delay starting a family have a ticking "biological clock" -- just like women -- that may affect the health of their partners...

Multiple sclerosis: Discovery of a mechanism responsible for chronic inflammation

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease. The defense system that usually protects patients from external aggression turns on its own cells and attacks...

Statins’ potential to treat MS unrelated to lowering cholesterol

The widely prescribed statin, simvastatin, can medically help patients with secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SPMS) - for reasons that might be unrelated to the...

How much coffee is too much coffee?

Latte, cappuccino or short black, a morning coffee is an essential for many people looking to kick start their day. But while the humble...

Anger more harmful to health of older adults than sadness

Anger may be more harmful to an older person's physical health than sadness, potentially increasing inflammation, which is associated with such chronic illnesses as...

Appendix removal associated with development of Parkinson’s disease

Patients who had their appendix removed were more likely to develop Parkinson's disease than those whose appendix remained in place, according to the largest...

Train your brain to eat less sugar

More than half of American adults consume excess added sugars, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Major dietary guidelines recommend...

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