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Medical News Today: What is an Inguinal Hernia?

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about inguinal hernias. This article looks at the causes, risk factors, surgical options, and complications of this common problem.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Exercise reduces perceived memory problems in survivors

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 23:00
Study finds breast cancer survivors who engaged in high levels of moderate-vigorous physical activity had fewer self-reported memory problems.

Medical News Today: Higher risk of cancer before and after diabetes diagnosis

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 23:00
People are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer around the time that they are diagnosed with diabetes, maybe due to increased access to healthcare.

Medical News Today: Septic Shock: How to Avoid this Medical Emergency

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 23:00
Sepsis is a severe medical condition. If left untreated, it progresses to septic shock, a life-threatening illness. Learn all about it with this article.

Medical News Today: Internal radiation therapy: Better response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 23:00
New analysis shows patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with radiation therapy show better response than those receiving chemotherapy alone.

Medical News Today: Exercise in pregnancy 'good for mom and baby'

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 23:00
Review of research finds exercise in single pregnancy is good for normal weight mothers and their child, and is not linked to raised risk of preterm birth.

Medical News Today: Dizziness: What You Need to Know

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:00
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments available for dizziness. This article also looks at what to do when people start feeling dizzy.

Medical News Today: Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related premature aging

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:00
Obesity causes premature aging that can be measured in the cells. Breaking research set out to see whether bariatric surgery could reverse this process.

Medical News Today: Statins: could they decrease death risk in four most common cancers?

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:00
High cholesterol is linked to reduced mortality and improved survival in the four most common cancers, researchers say, as they present their new study.

Medical News Today: How mom's diet during pregnancy could affect disease inheritance

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 08:00
Poor nutrition or stress during pregnancy could influence lifelong attributes of offspring in adulthood and could explain heritability of type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Medical marijuana linked to reduced prescription drug use

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that between 2010-2013, states that had legalized the use of medical marijuana saw a fall in prescription drug use.

Medical News Today: Centenarians' extra years are mostly healthy ones

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:00
Research on centenarians shows that the extra years lived are mostly healthy years - with illness often arriving decades later than in younger seniors.

Medical News Today: Obesity may not keep body warm, mouse study finds

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
A new study from universities in Sweden and Germany finds that carrying excess fat does not contribute to a warmer body in obese mice.

Medical News Today: Stomach Virus or Food Poisoning? Learn the Signs and Symptoms

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
Stomach viruses and food poisoning cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference with this article, as well as how to prevent both conditions.

Medical News Today: Concussion leaves mark in brain's white matter 6 months after injury

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
Concussions affect millions of Americans each year. New research provides further insight into concussion’s impact on the white matter of the brain.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Study yields insight into effect of obesity

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 08:00
Study examines effect of obesity on progression and treatment response in most common form of pancreatic cancer in animal models and samples from patients.

Medical News Today: Almost half of highly rated sunscreens do not meet AAD guidelines

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 07:00
While consumers rate some sunscreens highly, researchers say many of these products do not currently meet American Academy of Dermatology guidelines.

Medical News Today: Viral hepatitis has become a leading global killer

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 06:00
An analysis of global data shows while deaths from many infectious diseases dropped over the period 1990-2013, viral hepatitis deaths have risen steadily.

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer and DNA mutation: New connections revealed

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 23:00
A new relationship between mutations in specific DNA repair genes and metastatic prostate cancer is found. A new approach to treatment may be on the cards.

Medical News Today: Should I Worry About Mosquito Bites?

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 23:00
Mosquito bites can irritate but they can also spread infectious diseases such as Zika and malaria. Learn more about symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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