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These new products can replace lost volume and diminish lines -- all without going under the knife.... The U.K. company developing the new purple fruit has passed a first test with U.S. regulators, demonstrating that genetic changes to the tomatoes do not expose the plants to a greater risk for pest damage.... Breast cancer can happen in people of any gender. Learn about what factors affect breast cancer risk in transgender people.... With few evidence-based treatments for long COVID, patients with debilitating symptoms can be tempted by unproven options.... Lightening-related fatalities are on the rise. Read on to learn why experts this think is and how to stay safe in a storm.... President Joe Biden’s sound bite that “the pandemic is over'’ continues to trigger debate and disagreement.... Among children's textiles that were tested, concentrations were found to be highest in school uniforms, especially those labeled 100% cotton.... Among the problems highlighted in the report were outdated data-sharing systems, while staffing and training for food inspectors was below normal.... Should your skin tone affect your daily skin care routine? Find out what dermatologists say.... A new study suggests the overpopulation of white-tailed deer across the Northeastern U.S. could help spread Lyme disease, especially in suburban areas.... The immune system is more versatile than previously understood, report researchers in the emerging field of mechanoimmunology, tracking how our bodies fight illness and how to successfully intervene.... Patients who navigate what can feel like an endless series of checkups and lab tests to confirm a long COVID diagnosis face an even harder path ahead: Figuring out where to go for care.... A Canadian program sees positive results by giving clients who are at risk for overdose a daily dose of prescription opioid tablets, along with basic health care, counseling and social services.... The 4-7-8 breathing technique can give people the opportunity to be at peace as a way to help them go to sleep.... Medical debt more than doubles your chances of not being able to afford food, rent, mortgage or utilities, and losing your home.... A new review finds people around the world aren't eating much healthier than they were three decades ago.... Scientists hope “chronochemotherapy” could make cancer drugs less toxic and more effective but say we’re not there yet.... Researchers are developing AI speech analysis that could detect COVID infections better than a rapid test. It’s the latest innovation in a growing field exploring voice as a diagnostic tool.... Artificial Intelligence may spell the end of the control group.... For a "connected" society, many of us feel more isolated than ever – and that’s dangerous for our long-term health. But there may be reasons to be hopeful.... Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists have developed the most complex brain cell models to date, the latest advance in our decades-long pursuit to understand how the brain works.... Hours of mentally hard work can lead to a buildup of toxic byproducts in the brain and alter its ability to function, French researchers found.... Because polio has been vanishingly rare in the United States for nearly a half-century, doctors may not consider it when diagnosing patients with typical symptoms. Here are the signs and the science behind an infectious disease that is largely a mystery to modern society.... Though many patients regain some weight in the first couple of years after bariatric surgery, a new study finds pain and movement benefits seem to stand the test of time.... Standing? Sitting? Lying down? Your body position may impact how well oral medication works, Johns Hopkins scientists report.... Although the overall picture is improving, there are still some areas in the United States seeing increasing infection numbers. Federal officials said they'll keep “the pedal to the metal.”... Brian Vastag is a former science reporter for The Washington Post who has been disabled by myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) since 2012. Here, he writes about the similarities between his disease and long COVID, reflecting on how the latter was, and is, a preventable tragedy.... While there's no cure for lupus and treatments don't work for everyone with the disease, a new study shows a cancer therapy may kick hard-to-treat lupus into remission.... Many brands of fruit leathers, a popular children’s snack, have detectable levels of pesticides, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization aiming to improve human health and the environment. Many dried fruit snacks also have detectable pesticide levels.... Families have changed and so have dinners. But many families still make it a priority to connect over a meal. Here’s how.... Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are taking on different roles -- starring in a new campaign to raise awareness about the importance of screening for colon cancer.... The harmful effects of poor sleep add up for the teenage population.... Researchers found a combination of walking, sitting, and holding babies for specific intervals of time worked best.... A recent poll finds 70% of people over 50 experience joint pain at least occasionally and about 60% have been told they have some form of arthritis.... Slugging involves slathering some sort of sealing agent -- like Vaseline or another petroleum-based ointment -- onto the skin.... In a speech at the famed John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Biden likened JFK's space race to his own effort to slash cancer rates by 50% in the next 25 years.... Someday, you may be able to skip the blood draw and slap on a sweat sensor instead to measure hormones, prescription drug levels, and even how much booze you drank.... Making a deposit to a "poop bank" sounds gross, but it could be a key step in ensuring your own long-term health for years to come.... While the milestone is noteworthy, and transplant surgeons call it a “remarkable number” that’s cause for celebration, they also acknowledge that much work needs to be done to address the lengthy waiting list for organs and other major issues.... A new study suggests gum disease has far-reaching effects and may increase your odds of developing dementia.... A research team has linked the activation of leg muscles in Parkinson's patients with a region of the brain called the subthalamic nucleus.... New COVID boosters that target the fast-spreading Omicron strains of the virus are rolling out this week, with the CDC recommending these so-called bivalent mRNA shots for Americans 12 and older. Here's what to know.... From the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, people of color have been hardest hit by the virus. Now, many doctors and researchers are seeing big disparities come about in who gets care for long COVID.... Fitness consumers are flipping demands they made 2 years ago in the darkest days of the COVID pandemic.... The number of opioid-related deaths of Americans ages 55 and up soared 1,886% between 1999 and 2019... The FDA has approved a new option for minimizing wrinkles which is the first competitor for Botox in decades.... A 31,000-year-old skeleton discovered in a cave in Borneo may be the earliest evidence of a surgical amputation in humans.... Former Wonder Woman Star Lynda Carter is creating the Robert & Lynda Carter Altman Family Foundation Research Fund in honor of her late husband who died of a rare form of blood cancer.... Recent research suggests kids who walk, skateboard or ride their bikes to school when they are young are more likely to keep it up as they get older, reaping the health benefits.... The video of Chin struggling for words is bringing a lot of attention to this medical emergency. It shows how unexpectedly, and rapidly, stroke-like symptoms can start. It’s also a good reminder to anyone who thinks they or someone else might be having a stroke that they need to act fast....