The body's special immune system cells apparently have assistants that help them rapidly "try on" different pieces of a microbe to find one piece that's shaped just right to fit their cellular skins.
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Particularly damaging to our cellular DNA (when inhaled) are the particles from the underground system in Stockholm, Sweden, according to a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet.
Young men and women who perceived their bodies as being less than "ideal" ate differing amounts of food after they were shown images of "ideal-bodied" people of their own gender.
Australia's 1996 gun law reforms: Faster falls in firearm deaths, firearm suicides and a decade without mass shootings.
While good health habits of Asian immigrants improve, health habits among adolescent Latino immigrants generally remain poor or become worse in succeeding generations.
Vesicare is the first overactive bladder treatment at an approved dose to show a statistically significant increase in warning time before urination.
Health Canada is advising Canadians who will be undergoing surgical, dental and other medical procedures about a link between the local anesthetic benzocaine and a potentially serious blood condition known as methemoglobinemia (MHb).
While many healthcare professionals believe that hospital acquired infections are a risk of doing business the belief itself may add to the risk and it's actually the process of care that drives the current epidemic.
FDA announces actions to strengthen its postmarket program for medical devices aiming to improve management of adverse events, enhancing patient safety.
Research examines a possible link between jet lag and mortality.
An effective head lice treatment can be one 30 minute application of hot air that can eradicate head lice infestations.
If you live in a city with adequate water treatment facilities, HAAs are probably within regulation levels and there's no need to subject water to additional treatment.
New model could be used to inform liver transplant candidates and their doctors what post transplant survival would be expected when a given donor is offered and may be particularly helpful in marginal or high risk donors.
Every day, worldwide, around 30,000 people are seriously injured in road traffic crashes. Most of these are in low and middle income countries, and most are pedestrians and cyclists.