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A study found that virtual human simulations are helping medical students to learn empathy to improve how they interact with patients and deliver bad news.
New research points to artificially sweetened diet drinks as a culprit in both increased stroke risk and dementia.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017.
An international consensus on recognizing and treating concussion in sport has been revealed by researchers. This consensus statement updates the assessment tools in light of the new evidence.
Scientists have looked at all 14,500 participants in Children of the 90s and found that if a girl's maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 percent more likely to display certain
Researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a 'synergistic' link between exercise and good vitamin D lev
Researchers have constructed a marine food web to show how climate change could affect our future fish supplies and marine biodiversity.
A collaborative team of researchers has proven the theory that, while resistance to targeted treatment in cancer is truly a moving target, there are opportunities to overcome the resistance that devel
Explorers planning to settle on Mars might be able to turn the planet's soil into bricks without needing to use an oven or additional ingredients. Instead, they would need to apply pressure to compact
Many Canadian lakes can provide new insights into ancient oceans, a team of researchers has discovered, and these findings could advance research about greenhouse gas emissions, harmful algal blooms,
After some serious number crunching, a researcher says that he has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.
The results of the study show that the medical history of a pregnant woman's mother and aunts should also be taken into account when considering the risk of pregnancy complications such as premature b
Houston trial lawyer Mark Lanier has won $14 billion in verdicts, gives money to Republicans -- and is working to scuttle federal tort reform.
(Reuters) - U.S. biotechnology company Celgene Corp reported lower-than-expected sales, hurt in part by soft demand for its psoriasis treatment even as sales of its flagship drug Revlimid beat estim
How a seemingly healthy habit can be damaging.
ABC News' Jesse Palmer brings the latest on a study that says people can become obsessed with, and have withdrawal effects, from exercise.
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc's quarterly profit and revenue beat analysts' estimates, helped by demand for its top-selling treatment, Humira.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission stepped up on Thursday its legal action against Poland over the logging of the protected primeval Bialowieza forest in the north east of the country, warni
(Reuters) - U.S. biotechnology company Celgene Corp reported a better-than-expected profit on Thursday, helped by demand for its flagship multiple myeloma drug Revlimid.
Anthem is paying out 58% of its reimbursements via value-based care models that are quickly dominating the U.S. medical system.
The NIH budget needs to be protected if we are going to achieve much needed breakthroughs
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. California-based dermatologist Dr Sandra Lee struggled to remove the stubborn wet skin-filled sac as its flimsy walls risked breaking during the procedure.
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc reported a 26.4 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by higher demand for its top-selling treatment, Humira.
EXCLUSIVE: Amy Douch, 24, from Gillingham, Dorset, discovered a lump in her breast when she was expecting her first child - which was later found to be a 'severely malignant' tumour.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Thursday posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, helped by growth from cancer drugs Opdivo and Yervoy and blood thinner Eliquis.
PARIS (Reuters) - March 2017 was the hottest on record in 117 years in France, the RTE French electricity grid operator said on Thursday, adding that the warm weather led to a sharp fall in power cons
Glaucoma, caused by the death of retinal cells at the back of the eye, affects 60 million people around the world, a tenth of whom are completely blind.
LONDON (Reuters) - British biotech firm Synairgen lost nearly half its value on Thursday as partner AstraZeneca pulled the plug on an experimental drug designed to help patients fight common cold viru
Cancer Research UK said standardised packaging would mean 257,000 fewer smokers in Britain if smoking prevalence declined at the same rate as that in Australia, where the same law is in effect.
According to experts at The American Chemical Society, the popular beverages may be a waste of money for anything less than marathon runners. Water should hydrate us after a 30 work out.
The 3 most important mindset shifts for nutrition success Nutrition strategies for improved energy, health and weight management Chances are the biggest barrier to achieving success in many things in
Two cavities. The last words Sasha, a mother of three children, wanted to hear at the dentist’s office as her son Spencer was getting a checkup. Spencer, who recently turned four, has now collec
Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche, encouraged by better than expected first-quarter sales, said it was confident new drugs will help to deliver revenue and profit growth even as its older medic

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