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Medications can help ex-cons from returning to jail

Pyschotropic medication can help keep convicts from engaging in violent crimes after being released.

Scientists: we will never find a cure for cancer

Don’t count on a cure for cancer any time soon, say scientists. Instead we will find a way to live with it.

Fitness is our religion

Society’s focus on health and exercise meet all the criteria of a religion, according to Swedish researchers.

Does a heart stop after a certain number of beats?

We have checked out a common myth regarding the heart, and the answer is not as simple as you might think.

Healthier heart and liver with paleo diet

The food our predecessors ate in the Stone Age can reduce our risk of cardiovascular diseases and other maladies, according to a Swedish researcher.

Why some experience serious side effects from bariatric surgery

What happens during bariatric surgery can be just as important as the health of the patient before the operation takes place.

Traffic noise and pollution increase risk of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy

Pregnant women living near noisy streets with heavy traffic have a higher risk of experiencing pre-eclampsia.

Is immunotherapy really a revolution?

Immunotherapy is one of the most hyped cancer treatments, but we must be careful when hailing it as a revolution, says doctor.

2.5 million Europeans die from hospital infections every year

Infections acquired while in hospital cause more disability and premature death than we previously thought, say scientists.

Rural upbringing protects against asthma and allergies

Children born in in the countryside often have fewer allergies and asthma than kids born in cities, shows new research.

How to get rid of nasal spray dependency

And if you do manage to kick the habit, you should never use the products again, warns researcher.

New cure for rare childhood diseases enters final phase of trials

If trials prove successful, a cure for previously untreatable rare childhood diseases will follow.