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Medical News Today: Dysplasia: What You Need to Know

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of dysplasia, whereby abnormal cells can lead to the growth of enlarged tissue or precancerous cells.

Medical News Today: High numbers of black youths killed by police 'reflect excess exposure'

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
Published this week: a fresh and thorough study looking at why black youths appear to be disproportionately killed or injured by American police.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer risk may be influenced by type of fat dad eats

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
In a rat study, researchers find male rats that consumed a diet rich in animal fats increased the risk of breast cancer for female offspring.

Medical News Today: What are the Symptoms of a Blood Clot?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of a blood clot. The article focuses in particular on the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

Medical News Today: Labor induction: No association with autism

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 08:00
Contrary to a previous study, new research from more than 1.3 million births concludes that there is no association between labor induction and autism.

Medical News Today: Zika study: 'Up to 1.65 million childbearing women could become infected'

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 07:00
A new method for estimating who in the Americas is at risk of infection suggests over 90 million Zika infections could result from the initial spread.

Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About External Hemangiomas

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:00
External hemangiomas are birthmarks caused by the growth of extra blood vessels. Learn what they look like, as well as how they are diagnosed and treated.

Medical News Today: Personality, behavioral changes may signal Alzheimer's

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:00
Researchers have created a 38-point checklist that they say could identify changes in personality and behavior that may be an early sign of Alzheimer's.

Medical News Today: Iron deficiency puts a third of pregnant women at risk of complications

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:00
New research finds around 35 percent of pregnant women have iron deficiency, increasing their risk of pregnancy complications, such as miscarriage.

Medical News Today: Simple Home Remedies for Cold Sores

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about a number of home remedies for cold sores. This article also looks at prescribed medication and cold sore prevention tips.

Medical News Today: Chimp-carried HIV strains can be transferred to humans, study confirms

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:00
Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln confirm that strains of chimp-carried SIVs can infect human cells and subsequently mutate.

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue symptoms triggered by nerve, muscle strain

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 23:00
Nerve and muscle strain may prompt symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, find researchers, suggesting such symptoms could be eased with physical therapy.

Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Mutant gene interaction may pave the way for new treatments

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 23:00
Research that has discovered an interaction between mutant LRRK2 gene and alpha-synuclein may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, study says.

Medical News Today: Autoimmune Diseases: All You Need to Know

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 23:00
Learn about autoimmune diseases, whereby the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Examples include celiac disease and type 1 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Quitting smoking may lower alcohol intake

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find smokers who have attempted to quit in the past week drink less alcohol than those who have not tried to give up smoking.

Medical News Today: List of Common Types of Allergy Medicine

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 23:00
This article lists some common medicines for allergies, including seasonal, food, and skin allergies. Symptoms and prevention tips are also included.

Medical News Today: Most accurate map of the human cortex unvelied

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 23:00
Mapping the most complex organ known to man was never going to be easy. Using new methods, the most detailed map of the cerebral cortex is now complete.

Medical News Today: Asthma cure? Blocking 'rogue' gene shows promise

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 08:00
Instead of an inflammatory response to airways triggering asthma, researchers find the disease may arise as a result of a 'rogue' gene called ADAM33.

Medical News Today: Mental illness: Could brain size be a risk factor?

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 07:00
Scientists explain why larger brains are more susceptible to mental illness.The larger the brain, the weaker the long-distance cortical connections.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's protein spreads through space between brain cells

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 06:00
Tau protein is known to spread from neuron to neuron in Alzheimer's. Now, a new study shows at least one way is via the extracellular space between cells.