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Stem Cells Deemed Safe for ALS Patients
But further research needed to see if injections into spine would provide any benefit, researchers say
Testosterone Rx May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives
Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds
Biden Issues Challenge to Speed Cancer Discoveries
Vice President Joe Biden challenged American researchers Wednesday to cram 10 years of work against cancer into 5 years by boosting clinical trials, enlisting big data, and making life-saving drugs cheaper.
Mosquito Repellents -- What Works?
There are no shortages of candles, sprays, and oils to keep mosquitoes away. But WebMD asks which ones really work?
Surgery for sleep apnea
What are your surgical options for sleep apnea? WebMD explains.
Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane
Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say
FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time
Can You Reverse Hearing Loss?
Many types of hearing loss are reversible. Is yours? WebMD explains.
Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients
Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says
'Hacking' a Diabetes Cure?
At least 85 people and counting are managing their type 1 diabetes with an artificial pancreas system they built themselves.
Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'
Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year
Pat Summitt's Death And Early Alzheimer's
Legendary coach's final role: fighting the brain disease
Diabetes Complications: Know the Symptoms
Take note of these red flags and learn what to do.
Are You In Diabetes Denial?
5 steps to accept and manage your condition.
Summer Travel Smarts for Diabetes
What to pack and how to prep for your trip.
Spice Up Your Grill With Global Flavors
A healthy take on tastes from around the world.
Choose Fruit Wisely When You Have Diabetes
Even natural sweetness can bump up your blood sugar.
Your Well-Timed Diabetes Workout
Find the time of day that works best with your lifestyle.
Ask the Expert: Summer Heat and Diabetes Control
Heat, especially extreme heat, is hard for anyone to tolerate. It’s especially hard on people with diabetes.
Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says
Ikea Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over Danger
Ikea Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over Danger
Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work
Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists
Can Neurofeedback Treat ADHD Symptoms?
A look at neurofeedback as a treatment for kids who have ADHD.
Parenting Mistakes With Grade-Schoolers: Overscheduling, Bullying, Weight, and More
Are you guilty of these 7 common parenting mistakes? WebMD explains how to correct things like overscheduling your kids, ignoring weight gain, and much more.
Parenting Preschoolers: 8 Mistakes Raising 3-5 Year Olds
WebMD discusses 8 common mistakes parents make in raising their 3 to 5 year olds, from playtime to whining and much more.
When Your Child's ADHD Affects You as a Couple
WebMD talks to experts about how parents can keep their child's ADHD from harming their own relationship.
BP Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?
Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says
Elderly Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments
Family members may pressure doctors to attempt heroic interventions, researcher says
Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's
Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people
Want to Stay Mobile as You Age?
Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women
10 Tips for Parenting ADHD Kids and Their Siblings
WebMD talks to ADHD experts about how one child's ADHD can affect their brothers and sisters.
ADHD: 7 Life Skills Your Teen Should Master
WebMD explains the 7 life skills teens should have before heading into adulthood.
Disciplining a Child Who Has ADHD: Tips for Parents
WebMD talks to experts about the most effective ways to discipline a child with ADHD.
Girls and ADHD
Why is attention deficit hyperactive disorder so often overlooked in girls? WebMD explores the gender differences in the way ADHD is expressed.
Parenting a Child With ADHD: Helping Your Child
If your child has ADHD, these 6 tips from WebMD will help you discover how to help your child learn, enforce rules, and encourage good behavior.
How to Deal with Differing Parenting Styles
It's a common plight -- one parent is authoritarian, the other more relaxed. Unless you get your styles in sync, your kids and marriage may suffer. Here's how to start.
Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk?
These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds
Even 'Good' Insurance Comes With Hidden Hospital Bills
Average out-of-pocket fee for privately insured adults topped $1,000 in 2013, study shows
Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'
Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements
Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns
Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance
Early standing could signal better learning and memory skills in preschool years, research suggests
Hovering Parents May Harm Kids
Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression
Contaminated Gloves a No-No in Hospitals
Not changing them between patients raises risk of spreading infection via hospital surfaces, study shows
Eczema and Your Diet
Could a change to your diet help your eczema? The experts at WebMD weigh in.
New Treatment Shows Promise for Knee Arthritis
Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility
Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out'
Interviews reveal common theme
Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death
Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says
Flint's Lead Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'
CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water
Women's Health Tips for Heart, Mind, and Body
Find out how the right diet, exercise, and stress-relief plan can lead to a healthy life.