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Drinking a lot of coffee every day -- more than 900 ml (30 fluid ounces) or around six cups -- is linked to a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), finds research has found.

Reported dog attacks on guide dogs have risen significantly over a five year period, finds a study. A total of 629 attacks were reported between 2010 and 2015, with an increase from an average of three per month in 2010 to eleven attacks per month in 2015. The authors say it is not clear whether…

Cannabis use among people experiencing a first episode of psychotic illness is linked to a 50 per cent heightened risk of hospital admission -- including compulsory detention (sectioning) -- as well as longer inpatient stay, reveals the largest study of its kind.

A link between mitochondrial dysfunction in corneal endothelial cells and the development of Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy has been made by researchers. This study is the first study to demonstrate that lifelong accumulation of oxidative DNA damage leads to mitochondrial dysfunction and…

The early introduction of peanut to the diets of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy significantly reduces the risk of peanut allergy until 6 years of age, even if they stop eating peanut around the age of five, according to a new study.

Cells collected noninvasively from the urine of preterm infants may lead to breakthroughs in regenerative kidney repair for patients with kidney disease and injury, according to a new study.

What young men and women expect from their sexual relationships is influenced in different ways by the television programs they watch, according to a new study. Researchers studied the effect of 'relationship television', that is, programs which feature romantic relationships and themes, on 18–25…

A new study has explored the ways in which new technologies have been 'hyped' by the aviation industry and media as the key to sustainable air travel, perpetuating a culture of non-accountability for increased emissions and subsequent environmental damage.

New research shows that hormones found in birth control pills alter the genes in fish, which can cause changes in their behavior.

If all patients scheduled for knee replacement were directed to high-volume hospitals for the surgery, it could save the US health-care system between $2.5 and $4 billion annually by the year 2030, according to a new study.

Orthopedic care for patients living in remote areas may be managed through phone or email, allowing patients to receive treatment without traveling to a larger, urban hospital for care, according to a new study.

Two research studies link decreased opioid use prior to joint replacement surgery with improved patient satisfaction and outcomes, fewer complications, and a reduced need for post-surgical opioids.

High school football players with ill-fitting helmets are at greater risk for more severe concussions, according to a new study.

A digital fitness device, technology already owned by 1 in 10 Americans, provides a unique opportunity for patients to monitor their activity levels, medication use, weight, sleep patterns, rehabilitation progress, and other personal health data, ultimately empowering them to improve clinical…

African-American women are prone to hair loss, and new data illustrates the scope of this problem, which often goes undiagnosed. Women who are concerned about losing their hair should consider changing their styling practices and see a dermatologist if they notice any signs of hair loss.

From removing birthmarks to reducing wrinkles, dermatologists can use laser treatments to help patients in more ways than ever. Thanks to recent advances in laser technology, experienced practitioners can offer more effective treatments with less downtime for patients.

While pregnant women with chronic skin conditions may fear that treating these conditions could compromise their baby's health, a board-certified dermatologist can develop safe and effective treatment plans for these patients.

According to new research acne patients are often perceived negatively by others, which may affect patients' quality of life.

Not all dermatology websites and apps offer the same standard of care. Fortunately, there are steps patients can take to evaluate teledermatology services, allowing them to receive the best possible care while enjoying the benefits of a remote consultation.

In certain cases, genetic and molecular testing can yield valuable information that helps dermatologists provide individualized care for their melanoma patients.

Older adults who go to the emergency department with cognitive impairment, a change in disposition plan from admit to discharge, low blood pressure and elevated heart rate were more likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit or to die within seven days, according to a study.

A Latin dance program was more effective than health education alone in boosting older Latinos' physical fitness. After four months of dancing, participants were able to complete a 400-meter walk faster and increased their leisure physical activity level.

As America continues to adopt more children internationally than any other country, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. -- most of whom are children of color -- sit in foster care awaiting adoption. Though some Americans express a desire to adopt non-white children, even they have…

Cartilage restoration procedures are a viable treatment option for patients over 40 years old who have cartilage damage in their knees, a new study has found.

The Black Death swept Europe in the 14th century eliminating up to half of the population but it left genetic clues that now may aid a researcher in treating HIV patients co-infected with hepatitis C using an anti-retroviral drug therapy. A new study will look at the blood samples of nearly 3,000…

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