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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.

Medical News Today: Complex regional pain syndrome: Watching others causes pain

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 23:00
For patients with complex regional pain syndrome, simply watching someone else move can cause intense pain. An MRI scan study delves into the neuroscience.

Medical News Today: Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 23:00
Researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences may have found a way to transform alpha cells into insulin-producing beta cells using a common drug.

Medical News Today: Testosterone treatment may cause blood clots

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:00
The number of men seeking testosterone replacement therapy has soared in recent decades. New research looks at some of the potential harms.

Medical News Today: Magic mushroom compound may help ease cancer-related depression

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 07:00
Two new studies suggest the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms - psilocybin - may ease anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer.

Medical News Today: Dally aspirin could save lives of older Americans at risk of heart disease

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 06:00
If more older Americans with higher heart risk took daily low-dose aspirin, more would live longer and fewer would have heart attacks, says study.

Medical News Today: Bone Bruise: Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 05:00
When muscle or soft tissue bruises, the signs are easy to see. But a bone can also bruise. Learn about the types, symptoms, and available treatments.

Medical News Today: 8 Herbs and Supplements to Help Treat Depression

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 23:00
What is depression, what are its symptoms, and when should a doctor be contacted? Learn about different herbs and supplements that may treat depression.

Medical News Today: Why are some musicians better at sight-reading?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 23:00
Some musicians are best at sight-reading, others excel at playing by ear. Why is there a difference and how does the brain manage either of these feats?

Medical News Today: Does vitamin D level at birth predict risk of MS?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 23:00
Researchers from Denmark have found that there may be a link between maternal vitamin D levels and the risk of multiple sclerosis in offspring.

Medical News Today: Aerobic exercise improves cognition in old age

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 08:00
New research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Are we on the right path to new drugs?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:00
Following the news that Alzheimer's drug solanezumab has failed clinical trials, we look at whether researchers are on the right track for new treatments

Medical News Today: Huntington's disease affects muscle as well as brain

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:00
After studying cell processes in mice, researchers suggest Huntington’s disease involves defects in muscle maturation as well as death of brain cells.