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Does Gender Expression Impact Weight?

New Research Ties Masculinity to Higher BMI for Young People SILVER SPRING, MD – The first long-term research study of its kind ties masculine gender...

Nutrition ‘must be a global priority’, say researchers

Malnutrition is responsible for 45% of the global deaths of children under the age of five, research published in the Lancet medical journal suggests. Poor...

Study Finds Higher Vitamin D and Calcium Intake Does Not Reduce...

  CHAPEL HILL – A large, randomized study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher found that vitamin D and calcium supplements do...

Israeli company says it can produce experimental Ebola drug

Protalix, an Israeli biopharmaceutical company located outside of the northern city of Carmiel, said Saturday that it has the resources to produce the experimental Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has recently run out.

Married LGBT Older Adults Are Healthier, Happier Than Singles, Study Finds

Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for nearly two years — and in some states for even longer — but researchers...

Men can inherit a form of heart disease from father via...

By Michelle Roberts Men can inherit heart disease from their father say scientists who have tracked the condition to the Y chromosome that dads pass...

Cholesterol Drug Might Help Treat Serious Malaria Cases

Each year, an estimated 500,000 children in sub-Saharan Africa develop the most serious form of malaria, so-called cerebral malaria. Experts say many of...

Congressional Republicans Propose American Healthcare Act: The Good, the Bad, the...

On Monday, March 6, after 7 years of refusing to work with President Obama to fix the Affordable Care Act, the Republican Congress finally...

Give HIV drugs to healthy gay men

Healthy gay men should be offered daily HIV drugs to prevent infections, say campaigners. By James Gallagher A UK study, on 545 high-risk men, found one case...

Man Leaves Hospital Without a Human Heart

Freedom Driver, a backpack-sized heart device, allows patient to recover at home while waiting for a heart transplant ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan...