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Why naked mole rats feel no pain

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Steven Reinberg Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.
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When Canadian mothers head to the park with their kids they will look different than their counterparts a few decades ago.
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Maria Shahid has a rare genetic disease has left her frail body wracked with pain and stunted her growth. Soon she will be unable to walk as her vertebrae are compressing her spinal cord.
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If anyone would have told me in my 20's that I'd be writing about living with multiple chronic illnesses in my 40's I would have laughed. I've been experiencing various symptoms since the age of 10,
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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre said the research could one day be used to help women who were most at risk of severe labour pain.
People who experience hearing loss can feel isolated and alone. It is important that the hearing public understand how to interact with deaf people and those who are hard of hearing. It is not diffic
EXPLICIT CONTENT: A Reddit thread asks what people wish they'd been taught about sex. Popular answers covered having sex for pleasure and birth control.
University of Helsinki researchers tracked more than one million men from adolescence until their 60s and found high blood pressure at 18 was linked to mental illness years later.
Persistent bullying when young is also linked to relationships breaking down and low employment, researchers from the London School of Economics and King's College London found.
It was Dr. Emily Whitgob’s first year in a supervising role at Stanford Hospital when she first encountered discrimination from a patient. The father of a pediatric patient took one look at her
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Just like everyone else out there, I'm always looking for ways to optimize. Optimize my work, my pleasure, my health. There's a ton of advice out there about how to be more productive at work, how a n
Thirty members of FORBES list of China's 400 Richest made their fortunes in the healthcare business -- all but one of them in pharmaceuticals.
When I was growing up, I just gave in to the idea that I was a "worrier." I thought it was normal to worry about anything and everything, and occasionally to worry about nothing. When the feelings of
The University of Cambridge created a lithium-sulfur battery with structures (pictured) like the finger-like projections that line the intestines in order to hinder battery degradation.
After a year of clinical trials - which are ongoing - researchers at the National Institutes of Health say the results are astonishingly positive, particularly in children under 12 years old.
Privately held drugmaker Kaleo Inc announced on Wednesday plans for a U.S. relaunch of its Auvi-Q injector in early 2017. It comes amid outrage over a 600 per cent price hike for Mylan's EpiPens.
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(Reuters Health) - Elderly people forced out of their homes and separated from their neighbors after a natural disaster may be more prone to dementia than survivors who are able to remain in their hom
(Reuters Health) - Children exposed to a common type of antidepressant in the womb may be at an increased risk of complications soon after birth and years later, according to two new studies.
(Reuters Health) - People who live through a bout with cancer are more likely to use medication for anxiety and depression than those without a history of malignancies, a U.S. study suggests.
Inuit people in Labrador say a hydroelectric project could poison their food if the government doesn't take steps to reduce the production of a deadl
HealthDay News Direct stimulation of the nervous system produced realistic sensations of touch in two arm amputees, researchers report.
Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay News Women who obtain good pain relief during labor may have to worry less about postpartum depression later, new research suggests.
Gaetan Dugas, a French-Canadian gay man, was posthumously labelled 'Patient Zero' by an unsympathetic media and accused of being responsible for the spread of HIV across the US.
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers say obesity can be treated by using a natural compound in mulberries that activates brown fat.
Ryan MaassCHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A study led by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina identified genetic alterations that may be responsible for the development of auti

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