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Medical News Today: Is smoking ever safe? Study investigates

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 08:00
The harmful effects of smoking are well known, but a new study investigates the health risks associated with a lower level of tobacco use.

Medical News Today: Brain thinks yo-yo dieting is a famine, causing weight gain

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 07:00
A new study suggests yo-yo dieting tricks the brain into thinking the body is in a famine period, prompting the body to store more fat for future shortage.

Medical News Today: Cancer: Molecular insights into anti-tumor effects of diabetes drug

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 06:00
Study sheds new light at molecular level on how widely prescribed diabetes drug metformin protects epithelial barriers against stress and prevents tumors.

Medical News Today: Parkinson's Dementia: Causes, Symptoms, and Outlook

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 05:00
Parkinson's disease affects the nervous system and movement, but it can also affect thought. Find out more the symptoms of Parkinson's dementia.

Medical News Today: What Does a Psoriasis Rash Look Like?

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 23:00
Psoriasis causes an itchy, scaly red rash that can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Find out what different kinds of psoriasis rash look like.

Medical News Today: Back pain may raise risk of mental health problems

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 23:00
In a new largest-of-its-type study, deep links are found between back pain and mental health in lower- and middle-income countries.

Medical News Today: Tai Chi may benefit veterans with PTSD

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 23:00
A small study of veterans with PTSD suggests the ancient Chinese exercise Tai Chi has the potential to help manage symptoms of the disorder.

Medical News Today: Erythroblastosis Fetalis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 05:00
Erythroblastosis fetalis is a potentially fatal condition. Learn about the signs and symptoms, causes, and treatments with this article.

Medical News Today: Why you should never go to sleep on an argument

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 23:00
There may be some strength to the old-age advice that you should never go to bed on an argument; a study finds sleep makes bad memories harder to suppress.

Medical News Today: Can Tea Tree Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 23:00
What is psoriasis and what is tea tree oil? Learn how tea tree oil may be used for psoriasis as well as other natural remedies. Can lifestyle changes help?

Medical News Today: Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment, say nutritionists

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 23:00
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have issued a new position paper hailing the benefits of vegetarian diets for overall health and the environment.

Medical News Today: Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 05:00
What is psoriasis and what causes it? Learn about coconut oil, if it can be used to treat psoriasis, and other treatments that are available.

Medical News Today: Bipolar Psychosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:00
What is bipolar disorder and what is psychosis? Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar psychosis as well as other symptoms and complications.

Medical News Today: Community groups keep us mentally sharp as we age

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:00
Staying involved in civic groups throughout adult life could help stave off cognitive decline, according to a new, large-scale longitudinal study.

Medical News Today: White wine may raise melanoma risk

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:00
New study suggests alcohol intake should be considered a risk factor for melanoma, after finding white wine may be independently linked to the skin cancer.

Medical News Today: Drinking plenty of fluids when ill may do more harm than good

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:00
A new case report about a woman with a UTI who became ill from high water intake raises questions about doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of fluids.'

Medical News Today: Gut microbiome contributes to Parkinson's, study suggests

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 07:00
For the first time, researchers have discovered an association between the population of the microbes in the gut and Parkinson's disease.

Medical News Today: Bone loss may be linked to Alzheimer's disease

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:00
A study in a mouse model of Alzheimer's finds a potential link between early bone loss and degeneration in an area of the brain that makes serotonin.

Medical News Today: Natural Remedies for Treating Bipolar Disorder

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 05:00
Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness but a number of lifestyle remedies and natural treatments could help to reduce symptoms.

Medical News Today: What Is My Life Expectancy If I Have Lupus?

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 23:00
How long can people with lupus expect to live? Learn how lupus can affect different parts of the body and what steps people may take to live with lupus.