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Medical News Today: Cruciferous vegetables protect against oral cancer, study shows

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
A new study shows how broccoli sprout extract activates a gene that detoxifies carcinogens, protecting against oral cancer recurrence.

Medical News Today: Fruits for Diabetes: All You Need to Know

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
Is fruit unhealthy for people with diabetes? This article takes a look at whether people with diabetes should make room in their diet for fruit.

Medical News Today: Obese fathers may increase daughters' breast cancer risk

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
Fathers who are obese are more likely to have daughters who are overweight at birth and at greater risk for breast cancer, new research suggest.

Medical News Today: 'It's my turn!' Value of turn-taking not understood until the age of 5

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
Children fail to understand the importance of turn-taking until the age of 5 years, say researchers, likely because it requires complex cognitive skills.

Medical News Today: What's the Connection Between Hyperglycemia and Diabetes?

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
Hyperglycemia is a term that means high blood sugar levels. It is a key feature of diabetes, but what is the connection between the two conditions?

Medical News Today: High-fiber diet alters gut bacteria to protect against food allergy

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
A high-fiber diet rich in vitamin A may lower the risk of food allergy, suggest researchers who found that it protected against peanut allergy in mice.

Medical News Today: Migraine: Discovery of new genetic risk variants supports a vascular cause

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have identified 28 new genetic risk variants for migraine, many of which are located in or near genes related to vascular disease.

Medical News Today: Diabetic Coma Recovery: What You Need To Know

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 23:00
A diabetic coma occurs when severe levels of uncontrolled blood sugar are not corrected. This article looks at the recovery process for this complication.

Medical News Today: Dissolving blood clots with magnetic nanoparticles

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 23:00
Blood clots can kill, and targeting and dissolving them quickly and safely can save lives. Drugs based on magnetic nanoparticles may offer solutions.

Medical News Today: Scientists offer new view on origins of Parkinson's disease

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 08:00
A new study suggests stress on the endoplasmic reticulum of cells triggers neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease and not just failure of mitochondria.

Medical News Today: Cancer breakthrough? Novel insight into metastasis could offer new treatments

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 07:00
New cancer treatments could be in the cards, after researchers uncover a new mechanism by which cancer cells spread to other parts of the body and survive.

Medical News Today: Study characterizes older adults who may need help managing medications

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 06:00
An analysis of 4,000 older adults yields a list of characteristics for identifying which elderly patients are likely to need help managing medication.

Medical News Today: How Does Coffee Affect Diabetes?

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 05:00
Is coffee a drink that people with diabetes need to worry about? We look at the possible effects of coffee and caffeine on diabetes.

Medical News Today: Memory improved by protein released in response to running

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:00
A new mouse study finds that running releases a protein in muscle cells called cathepsin B, which travels to the brain to boost memory recall.

Medical News Today: Virtual heart reveals new clues to heart failure

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:00
Scientists have created a model of a heart that reflects heart function at multiple levels. The model has shed new light on the causes of heart failure.

Medical News Today: Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Men

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:00
Learn about the signs and symptoms of diabetes in men. This article includes information on how diabetes can affect sex and cause erectile dysfunction.

Medical News Today: Could hops extract reduce risk of breast cancer?

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 08:00
Testing the effect of hop extract on estrogen metabolism - a pathway in breast cancer development - identifies a hops compound with anti-cancer potential.

Medical News Today: Heart attack death increased by more than 50 percent for diabetes patients

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 07:00
Patients with diabetes are up to 56 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than those without diabetes, new research suggests.

Medical News Today: HIV entry mechanism into immune cell nucleus revealed

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 06:00
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores.

Medical News Today: How Should I Organize my Diet to Help my Diabetes?

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 05:00
A healthy diet is very important for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but what foods are best? This article looks at suitable foods and diet tips.

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