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Medical News Today: Brain alterations in preterm babies may begin weeks before birth

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 07:00
Brain changes in preterm infants that can put them at increased risk of developmental disorders may begin in the womb, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Blood protein may serve as marker of concussion severity

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 06:00
Study suggests blood level of brain protein tau may serve as a marker of concussion severity and help doctors assess athletes' readiness to return to play.

Medical News Today: Can Essential Oils Help Treat ADHD?

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 05:00
Essential oils have many uses but how might they help with ADHD? In this article learn what essential oils are and lifestyle changes that may support ADHD.

Medical News Today: Whiteheads: Causes, Treatment, and Self-Care

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 23:00
What is a whitehead and what causes whiteheads? Learn about the recommended treatment and self-care for whiteheads as well as self-help for acne.

Medical News Today: Diverticulitis study: More bad news for lovers of red meat

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 23:00
Diverticulitis is relatively common in America. However, its causes are not fully understood. Recent research links red meat consumption to the condition.

Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes linked to enterovirus infection in children

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 23:00
A new prospective study suggests a link between enterovirus infections and the autoimmune processes that lead to type 1 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Is weekend exercise just as good as being active every day?

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:00
A new study looks at different exercise patterns to see if 'weekend warriors' still get all the health benefits of daily physical activity.

Medical News Today: Spread of triple-negative breast cancer could be halted with existing drug

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 07:00
Researchers find a class of drugs used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer might also reduce the spread of triple-negative breast cancer.

Medical News Today: Lung cancer: Delayed chemotherapy after surgery may still be beneficial

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 06:00
Non-small cell lung cancer patients who need time to recover from surgery may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to 4 months afterward.

Medical News Today: Natural Treatments for Vaginal Atrophy

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 05:00
What natural remedies may help with vaginal atrophy? Learn about the causes and symptoms of vaginal atrophy, when to see a doctor, and other treatments.

Medical News Today: High Bilirubin Levels: Symptoms and Tests

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 23:00
Bilirubin is produced when red blood cells break down. Learn about tests to measure bilirubin and what happens to the body when bilirubin levels are high.

Medical News Today: Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 23:00
A study of nearly 3,000 older Chinese adults finds that napping for around an hour after lunch may improve memory and thinking ability.

Medical News Today: Diet drinks not 'diet' after all

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 23:00
A new review of existing research finds 'no solid evidence' that diet drinks are any better for weight management than full-sugar drinks.

Medical News Today: Pink Himalayan Salt: Does It Have Any Health Benefits?

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 05:00
Pink Himalayan salt is becoming more popular, but what is it and how is it used? Learn about why the body needs salt and the risks of excess sodium.

Medical News Today: Sore Throat and Acid Reflux: Causes and Treatment

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 23:00
Discover why acid reflux might lead to a sore throat. When should a doctor be consulted, are there complications, and can children have acid reflux?

Medical News Today: Malaria: Next-generation vaccine shows efficacy, safety in humans

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 23:00
A novel vaccine that uses a weakened form of a malaria parasite has produced an effective immune response in humans, without any adverse side effects.

Medical News Today: Simply observing fear in others changes brain connectivity

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 23:00
Individuals who observe someone else experiencing trauma can develop PTSD. New research examines changes in the brain that may underpin this phenomenon.

Medical News Today: My Child is Pigeon Toed: What Should I do?

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 05:00
Pigeon toe is common in young children but what causes it? Learn about pigeon toe for different age groups, when to see a doctor and available treatments.

Medical News Today: Breathing Exercises for People with COPD

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 23:00
COPD has no cure but it can be alleviated. Learn about what activities and types of breathing can aid people with COPD and how pulmonary rehab may help.

Medical News Today: Small increase in dietary zinc stops DNA from deteriorating

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 23:00
New research suggests that a level of zinc equivalent to that provided by biofortified crops may halt the everyday 'wear and tear' of human DNA.