What is liver fibrosis?

Liver fibrosis occurs when repetitive or long-lasting injury or inflammation causes excessive amounts of scar tissue to build up in the organ. Mo...

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Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer’s-like condition

An international working group of experts has agreed on guidelines to help increase scientific and public awareness about a brain condition that ...

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Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show ...

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Can ‘forest bathing’ reduce stress levels?

In recent years, particularly in Japan, spending time in forests has become the wellness trend du jour. A recent meta-analysis investigates wheth...

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Scientists confirm blood test could track Alzheimer’s disease

A long-term study supports earlier suggestions that testing the blood for levels of a certain protein could be a noninvasive way to track the pro...

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Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh l...

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Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair

Hair breakage can happen for a variety of reasons, including specific hair products, diet, and stress. Home remedies can help. People can experie...

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Is this chest pain from GERD or a heart attack?

Chest pain can be a sign that a person is having a heart attack. However, chest pain is also a common symptom of other, less serious conditions, ...

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What to know about hair follicle drug tests

Employers, lawyers, and medical professionals are showing increased interest in hair follicle drug tests because they can determine if a person h...

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Is it safe to mix Flagyl and alcohol?

Drinking alcohol while taking Flagyl can cause serious side effects. Doctors and pharmacists advise people to avoid alcohol entirely while using ...

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