Bayer HealthCare, the manufacturer of Yaz birth control pills, won government approval for Beyaz, a new oral contraceptive that is essentially identical to Yaz but is designed to boost levels of folic acid in users.
For years now, a link between vitamin C and mood has been gaining traction in the field of nutritional research. A 2002 study in the journal Biological Psychiatry, for example, found that high doses of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) …
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For sun worshipers, the sting of the sunburn is sometimes the price of bronzed skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way, according to researchers.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association recommend that children drink skim or low-fat milk after age 2. But that may not help them to avoid obesity.
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There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
The month in which babies are born can affect how their immune systems develop, and even how vulnerable they are to autoimmune diseases.
It’s easy to appreciate the seasonality of winter blues, but web searches show that other disorders may ebb and flow with the weather as well.
By all accounts, it was a freak accident that shattered Louisville Cardinal Kevin Ware’s lower right leg in an NCAA regional championship game. But what makes young bone so vulnerable to such breaks?
A team-based, cross-disciplinary approach to cancer research is upending tradition and delivering results faster