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Do retinoids really reduce wrinkles?

Topical vitamin A–based drugs called retinoids—the most used and most studied anti-aging compounds— may reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Tretinoin, …

Biotechnology
Health Care

Get Happy: Four Well-Being Workouts

Relieving stress and anxiety might help you feel better — for a bit. Martin E.P. Seligman, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a pioneer in the field of positive psychology, does not see alleviating negative emotions as a path to happiness.<p>“Psychology is generally …

Happiness

Secret to brain success: Intelligent cognitive rest

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @srinipillayMany people do focused brain exercises to help develop their thinking. Some of these exercises work, while others do …

The Brain

What's The Best CoQ10?

shares<p>2 min<p>Coenzyme Q10, more widely known as CoQ10, is a natural antioxidant made by the body and also found in most foods. Among its other effects, …

Pain Killers And Hearing Loss

shares<p>1 min<p>Regular use of the over-the-counter painkillers ibuprofen and acetaminophen has been associated with hearing loss for some time. The …

Substance in crude oil harms fish hearts, could affect humans as well | Stanford News

Research from Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station has identified a substance in oil that’s to blame for the cardiotoxicity seen in fish …

Stanford University

Outcomes Snapshot: 2015 Heart Valve Procedures

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic …

You Probably Don’t Need Dental X-Rays Every Year

My dental hygienist complimented me on the health of my teeth and gums. Then she said something that you, too, have undoubtedly heard while sitting back in the dentist chair.<p>“Would you like bitewing X-rays? It’s been a year since your last ones. Your insurance will cover them annually.”<p>The easy …

Dentistry

Researchers design cheaper, faster, more accurate test to identify gene defects in heart patients

A new technique could eventually enable doctors to diagnose genetic heart diseases by rapidly scanning more than 85 genes known to cause cardiac …

Medical Technology

For Mind And Body: Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Boosts Both

For all of us nearing middle age, or slogging through it, yes, there is a benefit in eating a Mediterranean-style diet rich in fish, nuts, vegetables and fruit.<p>A new study published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> finds that women who followed this pattern of eating in their 50s were about 40 …

Migraine "triggers" may not cause migraines after all

People who suffer from migraines often try to avoid potential triggers like bright or flickering lights or vigorous exercise. But, new research …

Women who have migraines more likely to have non-dangerous brain lesions

The bad news? Women who have migraines are more likely to have small brain lesions. The good news? The tiny damaged areas do not seem to have any …

New Warnings About Antibiotics and Heart Rhythm Concerns

The FDA warns that the medication azithromycin may pose a risk to certains types of heart patients<p>If you have a heart condition known as prolonged QT …

Medicine

Copper identified as culprit in Alzheimer's disease

Copper appears to be one of the main environmental factors that trigger the onset and enhance the progression of Alzheimer's disease by preventing …

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

AATS 2013 Mitral Conclave Thought Leaders: Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic

10 iPhone hearing aid apps that preceded BioAid

A British team at the University of Essex <b>recently announced the launch</b> of a free, open source app <b>called BioAid</b> to explore the project of turning the …

Apps