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There is no evidence for a clinically significant association between vitamin D levels and menopause-related symptoms in post-menopausal women. This is the overall finding of a study from the Women's Health...

Bits of plant life encapsulated in molten glass by asteroid and comet impacts millions of years ago give geologists information about climate and life forms on the ancient Earth. Scientists exploring large fields...

A new gene variant present in about one third of people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer associated with eating processed meat. The study of over 9000 colorectal cancer patients...

A sea slug discards its penis after copulation, the fish, Phallostethus cuulong, has its penis sprouting from its head. However in some insects from Brazilian caves, females are equiped with the penis and vagina in...

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward...

A diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly among women or older individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...

Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation, caused by loss of function of the gene for a protein called fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP). A new study in the fruit fly (...