Trending Topics in Health

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May 23, 2017
Learn about the potential benefits of using Listerine mouthwash as a foot soak. Does it actually help with conditions that affect the feet?
May 23, 2017
Omega-3 fatty acids can neutralize Listeria monocytogenes, making the listeriosis-causing bacterium vulnerable to attack, new research finds.
May 23, 2017
A new study looks at the effects of disturbed deep sleep on the neuroplasticity in the brain's motor cortex and the ability to learn new movements.
May 23, 2017
Research linking the metabolic gene TOMM40 with Alzheimer's risk has produced mixed results for years. Now, a new study says family history is the reason.
May 23, 2017
What does TNM mean? What is a Gleason score? What are stages 1 to 4? In this article, we explain the staging system used to categorize prostate cancer.

Women's Health

May 22, 2017
A bruise on the breast may not be cause for concern, but what causes them and when should a doctor be consulted? What other skin changes can occur?
May 22, 2017
Mood swings are a common symptom of menopause, making some women feel irritable, depressed, anxious, or inexplicably tearful. Find out why in this article.
May 22, 2017
While bacterial vaginosis can usually be treated with antibiotics, some women prefer to try home remedies first. Are they effective? What are the risks?
May 21, 2017
In this article, learn about the different types of vaginal odor, which menstrual products should be selected, and how to practice gentle hygiene.
May 21, 2017
In this article, we look at the connection between menopause and anxiety, including panic attacks. What are the psychological effects of menopause?

Men's Health

May 23, 2017
What does TNM mean? What is a Gleason score? What are stages 1 to 4? In this article, we explain the staging system used to categorize prostate cancer.
May 23, 2017
Radiation therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer. In this article, learn about the types of radiation therapy, as well as the risks involved.
May 9, 2017
Researchers have identified the mechanisms responsible for gray hair and baldness, a discovery that may lead to new therapies for the conditions.
May 8, 2017
Scientists have discovered a tiny group of cells that is critical to repairing damage to the testes.
Apr 28, 2017
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.

Children's Health

May 22, 2017
Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit for infants under the age of 1 year and should be avoided, say the American Academy of Pediatrics.
May 19, 2017
A new study investigating a 100-year-old imaging technique finds that it may help to increase the chances of conception in women experiencing infertility.
May 16, 2017
The effects of corticosteroid treatments on pregnant women facing preterm delivery to prevent infant death and morbidity have been thought to develop gradually over days.
May 16, 2017
More than 3000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from WHO and partners.
May 14, 2017
Just like adults, children can be under enormous amounts of stress. New research says that a dog might help children to cope with stressful situations.

Senior Health

May 22, 2017
An analysis of clinical trial data finds no benefit in giving older adults statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
May 22, 2017
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in...
May 22, 2017
Tau proteins are involved in more than twenty neurodegenerative diseases, including various forms of dementia.
May 20, 2017
What are the physical and emotional side effects of menopause? Learn about the simple ways to reduce the sexual complications of menopause.
May 18, 2017
A study in mice finds that development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching from a high-glycemic diet (starches as are found in white bread) to a low-glycemic...

Medical Innovation

May 19, 2017
Medical News Today take a look at five neuroprosthetic devices that help people with sensory or motor disabilities to regain control over their lives.
May 17, 2017
In this article, learn about the early science around diabetes, the mass production of insulin, modern day treatment, and ongoing research into diabetes.
May 16, 2017
Mini organs' may aid in understanding, treating respiratory diseases.New lung "organoids" - tiny 3-D structures that mimic features of a full-sized lung - have been created from human...
May 10, 2017
Controlling external objects with our minds is science fiction made reality. Here, we look at current and future innovations in brain-computer interfaces.
May 9, 2017
A new study shows that continuous treatment with hypoxia protects mice's brain from lesions typical of Leigh syndrome and can reverse existing damage.

Alzheimers

May 23, 2017
Research linking the metabolic gene TOMM40 with Alzheimer's risk has produced mixed results for years. Now, a new study says family history is the reason.
May 23, 2017
Neuroimaging shows increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with memory and learning for people with higher omega-3 levels, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's...
May 22, 2017
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in...
May 22, 2017
Tau proteins are involved in more than twenty neurodegenerative diseases, including various forms of dementia.
May 16, 2017
New research led by the University of Hertfordshire, may significantly change the understanding of cognitive processes that are most impaired at very early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Emergency Medicine

May 23, 2017
Sherpas have evolved to become superhuman mountain climbers, extremely efficient at producing the energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce, suggests new research published in the...
May 17, 2017
By combining a conventional laboratory measurement of blood clotting time (known as the International Normalized Ratio or INR) with a new test of blood clot strength, based upon thrombelastography...
May 14, 2017
Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S. and can cause serious complications. Responding quickly to diabetes emergencies can save lives.
May 13, 2017
Researchers have found that door-to-needle treatment times are longer for Hispanic ischemic stroke patients than non-Hispanic white patients.
May 11, 2017
A medicine skin patch, costing as little as 39p, could greatly improve the chances of someone surviving a stroke, according to researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Heart Disease

May 23, 2017
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea may face a greater risk of atrial fibrillation, or irregular, rapid heartbeat, new research suggests.
May 23, 2017
Long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use may reduce the heart's ability to pump blood throughout the body, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
May 23, 2017
Research published in Experimental Physiology shows that diabetes-induced changes in heartbeat are primarily regulated by the β1-adrenoceptor.
May 22, 2017
A new review finds the existing research to be biased and suggests that moderate drinking does not stave off heart disease after all.
May 22, 2017
Heart failure patients with previous stroke had greater risks of depression, hospitalisation and death.