The elderly are more susceptible to viral lung infections. New research shows an immune cell in the lungs may help explain why.
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Restless leg syndrome affects pregnant women more than the general population, indicating an opportunity for physicians to target the sleep disturbance.
A systematic review of zolpidem for noninsomnia neurological disorders, including movement disorders and disorders of consciousness, finds reason for additional research.
Researchers report a key protein is affected during heart valve formation, in the first genomewide study of bicuspid aortic valve.
The identification of 16 additional genetic markers will help researchers get closer to understanding how — and why — psoriasis develops.
Researchers found that allocation of rehabilitation services differs by ethnicity, which may help explain why Mexican-Americans have worse outcomes after stroke.