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Medical News Today: Home Remedies for the Stomach Flu

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about five home remedies for stomach flu that can be used to relieve some of the symptoms of this illness, such as dehydration and diarrhea.

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: Immunotherapy may overcome chemotherapy resistance

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 08:00
One barrier to successful ovarian cancer treatment is that eventually the cancer becomes resistant to chemotherapy. Researchers suggest immunotherapy may be a way to overcome this.

Medical News Today: Poorer health and wealth in later life for preterm, low-birth-weight babies

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:00
Babies born prematurely at an extremely low birth weight may have lower income and poorer health in later life than those born a normal weight.

Medical News Today: Life expectancy worldwide has risen by 5 years, say WHO

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 06:00
The World Health Organization say worldwide, life expectancy has risen dramatically by 5 years during 2000-2015, but major inequalities persist.

Medical News Today: Liver cancer recurrence may be predictable from protein levels

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:00
Study finds the protein p62 is necessary and sufficient for development of liver cancer in mice and its high expression in non-cancerous liver tissue predicts recurrence in humans.

Medical News Today: Do young, female cancer survivors get enough info about infertility?

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:00
Currently, very few young, female cancer survivors opt for fertility preservation either before or after treatment. New research asks whether there is an information gap.

Medical News Today: Atrial fibrillation study suggests women fare worse but live longer than men

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:00
An observational study of 10,000 Americans with atrial fibrillation suggests women have more symptoms and worse quality of life than men, suffer more strokes, but live longer.

Medical News Today: Could swimming pools, hot tubs increase the risk of gene mutations?

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:00
Disinfectants used in swimming pools and hot tubs react with sweat, urine, and other human compounds to create byproducts, which researchers say have the potential to alter DNA.

Medical News Today: Shift workers perform worse on cognitive test

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:00
New research from Sweden shows that compared with non-shift workers, people who work shifts performed less well on a test commonly used to screen for cognitive impairment.

Medical News Today: Low salt intake may raise risk of heart attack, stroke, and death

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:00
Consuming less than 3,000 milligrams of salt daily - more than the current recommendation - increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.

Medical News Today: Skin cancer could be prevented with 'sunscreen gene'

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have identified a gene called UVRAG that repairs cellular DNA damage caused by ultraviolet radiation - a primary cause of skin cancer.

Medical News Today: Blindness, visual impairment rates in U.S. set to double by 2050

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:00
By 2050, the number of Americans living with visual impairment or blindness will have doubled, with white women faring worst, suggests a new study.

Medical News Today: FDA approve immunotherapy drug for bladder cancer

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 06:00
The FDA have given accelerated approval to Tecentriq (atezolizumab), a PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitor, to treat urothelial carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer.

Medical News Today: Drones to deliver blood supplies in Rwanda

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 23:00
A new project in Rwanda will use drones to deliver essential medical supplies, such as blood for transfusions, to remote regions of the country.

Medical News Today: Diet Tips for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 23:00
Find out about a number of diet tips to help reduce pain in people with osteoarthritis of the knee. This article looks at foods to eat and foods to avoid.

Medical News Today: Adolescent diet may impact later-life breast density, breast cancer risk

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 23:00
Breast density is a known risk factor for breast cancer. New research shows that adolescent diet may influence whether breasts become dense in later life.

Medical News Today: Drug resistance 'could kill 10 million people annually'

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 08:00
By 2050, antimicrobial resistance could kill 10 million people every year if no global action is taken to combat the problem, says a new international review.

Medical News Today: Cancer risk: Is it influenced by a healthy lifestyle?

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 07:00
Cancer is affected by lifestyle factors. People who avoid tobacco, limit alcohol intake, exercise, and have a healthy BMI have a higher chance of avoiding it.

Medical News Today: Colon cancer: Primary tumor location predicts survival

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 06:00
An analysis of data from a large colon cancer treatment trial finds if the cancer starts on the left side of the colon, patient survival is longer than if it starts on the right.

Medical News Today: What is Behcet's Disease? Symptoms and Prognosis

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:00
Learn about Behcet's disease, a rare condition that causes inflammation to blood vessels. This disease can cause a variety of symptoms that may not appear connected.