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Scientists discover biggest bacteria yet – and they can be seen without a microscope

Largest Bacteria Thiomargarita


Women are more likely to get long COVID than men, research shows

Long COVID research

Healthy Eating

Your genes may influence whether you eat your vegetables

Genes food preferences


Ivermectin is not effective against COVID-19, another study finds

Ivermectin COVID-19 treatment


Short, intense workouts may be a better exercise option for teens

Teen Exercise Recommendations

Adult Health

Could certain foods be triggering your migraines? The answer is complicated

Migraine food triggers

Children's Health

Super antibodies from pregnant women may help scientists develop new therapies for deadly infections

Pregnant Women Antibodies

Mental Health

People with inflammatory bowel disease are at higher risk of depression – and so are their siblings

IBD Depression Siblings

Women's Health

Broader use of breast cancer drug could benefit more patients, scientists say

Breast cancer Enhertu


Drinking surged early in the pandemic; Alcohol-related deaths, liver disease followed

Alcohol use COVID-19

Healthy Eating

Drinking coffee may help extend your life – even if it includes a bit of sugar

Coffee's health benefits

Mental Health

How do smartphones impact mental health? Google asks Android users to help it find out

Google Smartphone Study

Adult Health

Why it's important to disclose marijuana use prior to surgery

Marijuana use sedation

Children's Health

More children with hearing difficulties could benefit from cochlear implants, but they remain an 'overlooked' treatment

Cochlear implants


Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

052322 Pfizer Young Children


Child care programs often don't provide enough physical activity, scientists say

Physical activity day care

Women's Health

Worsening jaw pain could be another side effect of menopause

Jaw pain menopause


One million Americans have died of COVID-19; vaccines could have saved one-third of them

COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Children's Health

New SIDS research offers intriguing finding, but it's not a breakthrough, scientists stress

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Children's Health

Obesity's link to type 1 diabetes may be stronger than previously believed

Childhood obesity and type 1 diabetes


People may sleep less as they age, but they still need 7 hours each night, scientists say

Sleep Older Adults


A vegetarian diet can be safe for children, but it must be properly planned

Children vegetarian diet


Philadelphia public schools continue to lose Black teachers as city officials vow improvement

Teacher Diversity

Men's Health

Prostate cancer linked to bacteria, raising hope of new test and treatment

prostate cancer bacteria


Should you wear a mask on a plane, bus or train when there’s no mandate? Here is information to help you decide

Girl with mask in airport

Adult Health

Clinical trials often lack diversity; revising eligibility rules may help, researchers say

Clinical trial diversity


Teen overdose deaths are increasing but drug use is at an all-time low

Counterfeit prescription pills


A single dose of the HPV vaccine may provide ample protection, study finds

HPV vaccination

Senior Health

Your personality can affect your risk of cognitive impairment

Personality Cognitive Impairment

Healthy Eating

Eating avocados is linked to a lower risk of heart disease; here are ways to add the food to your diet

Avocado heart health


Childhood health can predict risk of heart attack, stroke later in life

Making healthy lifestyle changes

Adult Health

Gut bacteria may explain why hypertension drugs don't work for everyone with high blood pressure

Blood pressure gut bacteria


Returning to pre-pandemic life comes at a cost. Public officials must determine whether to pay it

Lifting COVID-19 restrictions

Mental Health

Is social media harmful to teens' mental health? Not necessarily, study finds

Social Media Mental Health


Racial disparities in diabetic eye care require greater solutions, study suggests

Blindness and diabetes


For people who had COVID-19, it only takes one vaccine dose to spur immune response, Temple study finds

COVID-19 vaccine antibody

Adult Health

Even small amounts of alcohol increase risk of heart disease, research shows

Alcohol Heart Disease


Exercise particularly boosts heart health of people with anxiety or depression, study finds

Exercise Heart Health


COVID-19 is leaving people more prone to type 2 diabetes

COVID-19 Diabetes Risk


Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in young children

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Adult Health

Kidney stones may become less painful to pass thanks to new technology

Kidney Stones More Common In Men

Health News

COVID's 'silver lining': Research breakthroughs for chronic disease, cancer and the flu

Long COVID Research