The Bartholin’s (BAHR-toe-linz) glands are located on each side of the vaginal opening. These glands secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina.
Sometimes the openings
Apnea, sleep (See: Sleep apnea)
Apnea, sleep (central) (See: Sleep apnea, central)
Apnea, sleep (obstructive) (See: Sleep apnea, obstructive)
Aplastic anemia is a condition that
Amblyopia (See: Lazy eye (amblyopia))
Ambiguous genitalia is a rare condition in which an infant’s external genitals don’t appear to be clearly either male or female.
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once.
One in 150 Australians have retinal scars caused by the Toxoplasma parasite, according to new Flinders University analysis.
Eye scan showing ocular toxoplasmosis. Image: João M. Furtado
With the condition
As people age, their working memory often declines, making it more difficult to perform everyday tasks. One key brain region linked to this type of memory is the anterior thalamus, which is primarily involved
In type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune response attacks the pancreas’s insulin-producing beta cells, leading to marked fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Lifelong daily insulin treatments are standard
The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused severe disruption of social and economic interactions, affecting health services and other important aspects of human life. Until
Today, at simultaneous press conferences around the world, including at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) headquarters in Germany, astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black
In a new study, a team of researchers from the University of Missouri, Georgia Tech and Harvard University has demonstrated the successful use of a novel Type 1 diabetes treatment in a large animal model.
RaDonda Vaught, a former Tennessee nurse convicted of two felonies for a fatal drug error, whose trial became a rallying cry for nurses fearful of the criminalization of medical mistakes, will not be required
Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration.
In a new paper published in the journal Communications Biology, University
An unexpected trick in cancer’s playbook may fool an important component of our immune systems into knocking down our natural defenses against solid tumors.
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer
In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv*preprint server, researchers evaluated the serum proteomic signatures of long coronavirus disease (COVID) patients.
Persistent, novel, or recurrent symptoms post-acute
The cnidocytes — or stinging cells — that are characteristic of sea anemones, hydrae, corals and jellyfish, and make us careful of our feet while wading in the ocean, are also an excellent
Researchers have shown for the first time in mice that heart problems associated with the flu are not caused by raging inflammation in the lungs, as has long been predicted.
Instead, the Ohio State University
Evident, a new wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus comprised of its former Life Science and Industrial divisions, unveiled the winners of its third Global Image of the Year Life Science Light Microscopy
Hormone therapy is often used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, but many patients develop resistance to hormone therapy, causing their disease to become more aggressive
Idioms and proverbs about the importance of maintaining good health span the ages. Many emphasize how closely health is tied to happiness and the opportunity to live a fulfilling and enjoyable life.