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Study: 3 in 4 struggle with loneliness

It even afflicts those who aren't necessarily considered high risk for emotional problems—and it's particularly pernicious in the late 20s, mid-50s and 80s.

Researchers: Mind your spine

Yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy and various meditative practices could help back pain sufferers find relief.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

3-drug therapy might be cystic fibrosis ‘breakthrough’

Game-changing approach could open up new options.

Doctors use bacteria as weapon against cancer

Clostridium novyi-NT can cause gangrene and sepsis if infection runs amok, but when injected into a tumor, it appears to attack the cancer directly.

Turning a ‘light bulb’ idea into reality

More than a year of work by hundreds of Spectrum Health staffers results in an improved surgical skull cap.

The paleo diet: fad or not so fad?

Studies find the regimen that makes up the paleo diet's requirements could have merit.

New drugs may be big advance in lung cancer care

A combination approach marks improvement in response, progression-free survival and overall survival in lung cancer patients.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

World’s biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

Tears may reveal Parkinson’s proteins

This new biological marker could be useful in diagnosing or treating the disease much earlier.

Horses, humans unite—in sore throat battle

On this genomic battlefront, researchers aim to use equine medicine techniques to improve mankind's fight against strep throat.

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