The world's first clinical trial designed to explore using a hallucinogen from magic mushrooms to treat people with depression has stalled because of British and European rules on the use of illegal drugs in research.
Small children may not yet know how to describe pain and cannot easily tell parents they have a headache.
Getting plenty of calcium from foods has been shown to lower the likelihood of kidney stones in those most at risk, but a new study makes clear the benefit isn't just linked to milk products.
One in 10 people who have a stroke caused by a clot blocking blood to the brain go on to develop chronic pain, according to a new study.
Dementia costs more each year in the United States than cancer or heart disease, with annual costs ranging from US$157 billion to US$215 billion, according to a study released Wednesday.
A new strategy for ending polio worldwide aims to boost security for violence-plagued vaccine workers and halt polio outbreaks by the end of next year, global health authorities said Tuesday.
An Australia-led study has identified a gene associated with a common form of epilepsy which could lead to earlier diagnosis, a researcher said Tuesday.
An U.S.-based physician has diagnosed former President Chen Shui-bian with an incurable neurological disorder best managed in a home environment, said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at the Legislative Yuan yesterday.
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Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday.
Bill Gates said Tuesday that the world must commit to wiping out the remaining cases of polio and finally eradicate the disease despite squeezed aid budgets and violence plaguing vaccination efforts.