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Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Growing threat for vets: Heart disease

A long-running CDC analysis has found veterans ages 35 to 70 suffer cardiovascular conditions at a greater rate than non-veterans.

Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

The advantage to intensity

All levels of fitness are valuable, but higher-intensity workouts will inevitably lead to superior physical condition.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

Frailty—dementia risk factor?

New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.

Plight of the astronaut: Back pain

New research suggests explorers experience loss of spinal muscle and gain of fatty tissue during long forays in space.

Youthful mind, youthful heart

Let go of the past and embrace the future by chasing new adventures and new friendships. Your mind and body will reap the dividends in years.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

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