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The hope was that the placebo’s power would still assert itself even when patients knew that the pills had no medical benefit.
Yep, you read that right! According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, yoga can do more than help you beat that afternoon slump. Research says it could finally solve your chronic lower back pain, too.
Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these weight loss pros instead.
Kid Koala scores a timeless journey across every era of the break, cycling through silky '70s funk, thumping '80s 808s, granular '90s 12bit hip-hop, and 00's synth funk.
The widely held belief that humans are naturally warlike has driven the world’s approach to security and international affairs for generations.
"I study some of the oldest art in the world — the art from caves in Europe from the Ice Age, between 10,000 and 40,000 years old.
Eric Essex from the Alys Stephens Center joins the show to talk about upcoming events.
Four Special Tactics airmen, part of an elite Special Operations Surgical Team, will receive the Bronze Star this week for providing quick, life-saving care during an overwhelming surge of casualties while forward-deployed with special operations forces in the fight against the Islamic State.
Open-label placebo may reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Scientific Reports.
The bigger driver of overdose deaths was “the broader drug environment” — meaning the expanded supply of opioid painkillers, heroin, and illicit fentanyl over the past decade and a half, which has made these drugs much more available and, therefore, easier to misuse and overdose on.
“There’s no evidence you stop overdoses by taking patients off opioids against their will."
Vohra says UAB researchers will continue studies to manipulate grain size and the adhesive strength at the interface to optimize nanocrystalline diamond micro-anvils for high-pressure research.
A physical activity intervention significantly reduced perceived sleep dysfunction among breast cancer survivors, according to results of a randomized controlled study.
People who need to avoid potassium in their diets because of kidney disease or other health issues may want to steer clear of reduced-sodium sandwich meats, researchers say.
“What was once a death sentence when we opened the clinic is now a manageable chronic disease.”
One of the world's leading experts on Antarctica, McClintock introduces readers to this fascinating frozen world and the extraordinary wildlife that persists despite the harsh conditions.
Another potential fake news threat looms on the horizon: artificially generated fake video.
The small study of 32 obese men and women, half of whom had a habit of binge eating, suggests that satiety hormones may be lower during the evening hours, while hunger hormones rise toward nightfall and may be stoked even higher by stressful situations.
As for the flu, "it is pretty much all of a sudden: You will have fevers, body aches, sore throat, coughs, and then you can have other symptoms as well, such as shortness of breath."
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a novel method to better protect Crypto Phones from eavesdropping and other forms of man-in-the-middle attacks.
Bernard Camins, MD, associate professor at the University of Alabama, said that people frequently mistake flu symptoms with those of the common cold. "Flu symptoms include fever or chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, and fatigue. The common cold very rarely gives you fever or chills, or muscle or body aches."
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