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"Amniotic fluid" eye drops aren't approved and could be harmful, the Food and Drug Administration warned.
Waking and sleeping at inconsistent times may increase the risk of dying from cancer or heart disease death in middle-age and older adults.
A new analysis reveals that most melatonin gummies sold in the U.S. contain more of the hormone than noted on their labels.
A new paper based on long-lost documents confirms that DNA discoverer Rosalind Franklin should be credited for discovering the double helix.
A single-cell parasite relies on two genes that boost each other's activity to switch into "defense mode" when attacked by the immune system.
The emerging field of "cancer chronotherapy" hints that it may be best to receive cancer treatment at a particular time of day.
A study suggests that Black patients might benefit from breast cancer screenings starting at age 42, rather than age 50.
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