For decades, doctors have been prescribing low-dose aspirin for healthy people over the age of 70.
Taking low-dose aspirin daily doesn't delay the onset of disability in healthy older people. Nor does it prevent heart attack or stroke in those who hadn't experienced either condition before.
Our results are an important gain for couples facing the diagnosis of infertility.
Women have been getting their fallopian tubes flushed for 100 years to help them conceive. Studies show it works, all the better if you use an oil-based liquid.
Under the microscope: prion fibres.
We first identified Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at the University of Edinburgh in 1996. This neurological disorder, which is caused by abnormal proteins called prions that infect the brain, was initially…
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Nearly 13m more adults in the US will be eligible for statins after new guidelines widened the criteria for use of the drugs…