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Medical News Today: Migraine may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 23:00
Migraine is known to be a risk factor for stroke. New research shows that it is also linked to an increase in cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Medical News Today: Opioids might worsen chronic pain, study finds

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 08:00
Rather than easing chronic pain, researchers found that the opioid morphine worsened chronic pain in rats - an effect that persisted for several months.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Could a leaky blood-brain barrier be involved?

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 07:00
New research suggests a leaky blood-brain barrier, which normally helps keep the brain healthy, may be a key mechanism in early Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: Chemicals in food packaging, fungicides might damage children's teeth

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:00
Exposure to the chemicals BPA and vinclozolin may irreversibly damage children's tooth enamel by blocking sex hormones important for its production.

Medical News Today: Control of immune response relies on a key protein, study finds

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 23:00
By identifying a key regulator of immune response, a new mouse study may explain why T cells fail to eliminate tumors and chronic infections.

Medical News Today: Knee Injections vs. Knee Replacement: What are My Options?

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 23:00
Osteoarthritis of the knee can lead to patients having to choose between knee injections and knee replacement. Learn more about both options here.

Medical News Today: Coffee might prevent exercise-induced eye fatigue

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 23:00
Researchers found that 3 hours of cycling slowed rapid eye movement, but drinking the equivalent of two cups of coffee counteracted this effect.

Medical News Today: Wearable, tricorder-like device elevates health and fitness monitoring

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have created a wearable, tricorder-like device that is the first to measure biochemical and electrical body signals at the same time.

Medical News Today: The Best Walking and Running Shoes for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 23:00
What are the best walking and running shoes for people with osteoarthritis of the knee? Learn about what to look for when buying athletic shoes.

Medical News Today: Diabetes risk 'surprisingly lower' in older men who are unhappily married

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 23:00
Research challenges the view that a rocky marriage means poor health as it shows negative marital quality is linked to lower diabetes risk in older men.

Medical News Today: Portion-controlled ready meals may encourage greater weight loss

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
Adults who ate portion-controlled, prepackaged meals twice daily for 3 months lost more weight than those who chose their own meals, a new study reveals.

Medical News Today: Stages of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the different stages that osteoarthritis of the knee progresses through, including how the disease can be treated and prevented.

Medical News Today: Wire-bristle brushes: A barbecue health hazard

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
This Memorial Day weekend, grill with caution. Researchers reveal how wire-bristle brushes used to clean barbecues can be a serious health hazard.

Medical News Today: Let a baby cry for better sleep, say researchers

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
Researchers suggest a technique that involves letting a baby cry rather than rushing to their aid may result in better sleep for infants and parents.

Medical News Today: Can Weight Loss Help Ease Knee Pain?

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about how weight loss can ease knee pain linked with osteoarthritis. This article also looks at the effect of obesity on osteoarthritis.

Medical News Today: Early experiences shape neuronal populations in surprising ways

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
A team of investigators develop a new insight into how the developing brain alters its neuronal populations in response to light stimuli.

Medical News Today: Bacterial resistance to 'last-resort' antibiotic reaches the U.S.

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 08:00
Bacterial resistance to the 'last-resort' antibiotic colistin has arisen in the U.S., a new report reveals, fueling fears of a 'post-antibiotic era.'

Medical News Today: Tissue regeneration may be easier with new blood vessel method

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 06:00
A new method using patient-derived 3-D scaffolds should make it easier to grow blood vessels that integrate lab-grown organs and tissue into patients.

Medical News Today: Fasting-mimicking diet shows promise against MS

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 06:00
A diet that mimics fasting reduced symptoms in mouse models of MS - reversing them in 20 percent of animals - and shows promise for use in human patients.

Medical News Today: A Guide to Knee Injections for Osteoarthritis

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the different knee injections that are available for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, including the two approved by the FDA.