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Medical News Today: Stroke: Innovative electrical stimulation glove improves hand function

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 23:00
A new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand.

Medical News Today: Stem cell therapy restores arm, hand movement for paralyzed man

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 08:00
A man left paralyzed from a spinal cord injury has regained movement in his arms and hands as a result of a novel stem cell treatment.

Medical News Today: Should you feed a cold and starve a fever? Study investigates

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that food intake can have a positive or negative impact on infections, depending on whether the infection is bacterial or viral.

Medical News Today: Tooth enamel structure and composition revealed in 3-D nanoscale maps

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 06:00
Using atom probe tomography, researchers produce first ever 3-D nanoscale maps of composition and structure of mature human dental enamel.

Medical News Today: Period Symptoms: All You Need to Know

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the symptoms and disorders associated with the monthly period. This article also looks at treatment for premenstrual symptoms.

Medical News Today: Obesity does not predict equal risk for all stroke types

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Being overweight or obese is a well-known risk factor for stroke. However, recent research shows that this risk is not equal across all types of stroke.

Medical News Today: Physical activity curbs some harmful effects of drinking alcohol

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Recommended amounts of physical activity may decrease the risk of death from all causes and cancer that is linked to alcohol consumption, study finds.

Medical News Today: Nasal spray flu vaccine 'ineffective and should not be used,' say AAP

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 08:00
The nasal spray flu vaccine LAIV offers insufficient protection for children and should not be used during the 2016-2017 flu season, the AAP recommend.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes?

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 07:00
How much influence do your gut bacteria have on your state of mind? Perhaps more than you think, according to research into the microbiome-gut-brain axis.

Medical News Today: Optimal delivery for twins is 37 weeks' gestation, new study finds

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 06:00
To minimize risk of stillbirth and newborn deaths, the optimal gestational age for delivery of twins in two-placenta pregnancies is 37 weeks, says study.

Medical News Today: Should I Worry About a Papilloma?

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:00
Papillomas are benign lumps that may cause problems in some locations. Learn about their causes, symptoms, and treatment with this article.

Medical News Today: Cesarean delivery may increase risk of childhood obesity

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:00
Cesarean birth may be associated with higher risk of obesity in children and is significant in families when compared with siblings born by vaginal birth.

Medical News Today: Vitamin D supplements may lower risk of severe asthma attacks

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:00
A new Cochrane Review suggests vitamin D supplementation - alongside standard treatment - could reduce the likelihood of severe asthma attacks.

Medical News Today: Reward-related brain circuit is vital for sleep, researchers discover

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 08:00
Researchers find a brain circuit involved in reward response - the ventral segmental area - also plays a key role in sleep preparation.

Medical News Today: Gluten-free diet gains popularity, despite no rise in celiac disease

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 07:00
There has been a rise in the number of Americans choosing to go gluten-free, even though the prevalence of celiac disease has remained steady, study finds.

Medical News Today: Enlarged prostate: Molecular mechanism clue may explain link to inflammation

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 06:00
Discovery of molecular mechanism may explain how inflammation leads to benign prostatic hyperplasia and improve response to androgen-targeted therapies.

Medical News Today: Nasal Spray Addiction: Is It a Cause for Concern?

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 23:00
Nasal spray can provide much-needed relief, but some can cause “nasal spray addiction.” Learn which sprays can cause it and what the symptoms are.

Medical News Today: Sex in seniors: Worrying gender difference unearthed

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 23:00
Sexual intercourse in older adults is widely accepted to be a healthful pastime. New research shows that this might not be the case for both genders.

Medical News Today: Asthma flare-ups reduced by antibody injection

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 23:00
Two trials have found that giving benralizumab injections over the course of a year may reduce the frequency of asthma exacerbations in severe asthma.

Medical News Today: Babies and mealtime: Food selection is more social than nutritional

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 08:00
At the dining table, babies determine food selection based more on social cues, rather than nutritional ones. Findings have implications for policymakers.