The Food and Drug Administration goes after dietary supplements that claim to treat Alzheimer's and says it will take more steps to protect consumers from unsafe products and to beef up oversight of the $50 billion industry.

Glioblastoma is one of the deadliest of cancers, killing almost all its victims, who have included Ted Kennedy, John McCain and Beau Biden. But a new, early phase study offers a sliver of hope that drugs that rally the immune system may help some patients live longer.

"Docking" tails and "cropping" ears have long been common in some dog breeds. Some dog show participants want that to change.

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It's not traditionally something favored by the left.

In three states, at least three self-described teenagers told Reddit they share a problem: Their parents are staunchly opposed to vaccination.

‘Sleep impacts reaction time, alertness and the ability to play to talent level,’ one expert says and many elite athletes agree.

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In-depth research, news stories, forums are available on Multiple Sclerosis News Today.

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The Watercolour World is a free online database of 80,000 works painted before 1900.

  • Erin Blakemore
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That pace will fulfill national guidelines for “moderate-intensity” physical activity.

  • Linda Searing
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Researchers find poor sleep among older adults leads to falls, depression, memory problems. They also note an association with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s but aren’t sure why.

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Remember that there are caveats with all of them: prescription pills, the over-the-counter products and the herbal supplements.

  • Jill U. Adams
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A Colorado Springs family figured out their own ways to cope with their disparate sleep cycles.

  • Marlene Cimons
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Sleeping 10 to 12 hours a night isn’t considered unhealthy. Still, some in the health community are doing research on it.

  • Marlene Cimons
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Seattle students were more alert and engaged after the change. “They’re not zombies,” parents told one teacher.

  • Ronnie Cohen
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The common condition can be more than just noise. It can indicate cardiovascular disease, sleep apnea, other problems.

  • Emily Sohn
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Zoo officials said they are "devastated" by the loss of the tigress, named Melati.

Hundreds of residents demanding the right to choose whether to vaccinate their children packed a public hearing Friday to oppose a bill that would make it harder for families to opt out of immunization requirements.

The agency’s inspection rate last year is half of what it was in 2010, while the civil penalties levied against polluters is the lowest since 1994.

Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) said he knew of a foundation that would import insulin for patients, but it doesn’t appear to exist.

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Civil rights and child welfare groups are fighting back against the efforts, saying they discriminate against LGBTQ individuals and others and create challenges to placing children in safe, happy homes.

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