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Medical News Today: What PTSD interventions are best for military personnel? Study investigates

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:00
PTSD effects more than 1 in 10 active military personnel. Breaking research examines whether one-on-one or group sessions are more effective.

Medical News Today: Surgery may raise risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:00
New study examines the link between having surgery and developing Guillain-Barré syndrome. Other autoimmune disorders and cancer may increase the risk.

Medical News Today: Chronic sleep disruption linked to liver cancer

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 08:00
A mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.

Medical News Today: Breathing-based yoga may help treat major depression

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:00
Sudarshan Kriya yoga - which focuses on controlled breathing - may be beneficial for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants.

Medical News Today: Macular degeneration: Study sheds light on Alzheimer's proteins in retina

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 06:00
Study reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.

Medical News Today: Psoriasis vs. Rosacea: Differences in Symptoms and Treatment

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 05:00
What is psoriasis and what is rosacea? Learn about the treatment options for both as well as other skin conditions that may cause similar symptoms.

Medical News Today: Inverse Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
What is inverse psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted? Learn about the treatment for inverse psoriasis as well as the causes and symptoms.

Medical News Today: Dads who embrace fatherhood likely to have well-adjusted pre-teens

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
New research finds that a father's level of confidence and emotional engagement in his new role predict his child's levels of behavioral adjustment.

Medical News Today: Vegetable compounds found to improve cognition in old age

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
New research suggests the pigment that gives vegetables and plants their vibrant color may improve cognitive function in elderly adults.

Medical News Today: Occupational therapy fails to aid functioning in Alzheimer's patients

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:00
New research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline.

Medical News Today: Muscular dystrophy: Cancer drug may boost muscle strength for some patients

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 07:00
Researchers reveal how the cancer drug sunitinib may reduce muscle weakness for patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy - a form of muscular dystrophy.

Medical News Today: Heart failure: Faulty gene carried by 1 percent of people

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 06:00
A gene variant carried by 1 percent of people could trigger heart failure if the organ is stressed, e.g. by high blood pressure or pregnancy, study finds.

Medical News Today: Can Essential Oils be Used for Treating Asthma?

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 05:00
Can people with asthma use essential oils to treat their symptoms? Learn about which oils may be of benefit, along with possible risks and precautions.

Medical News Today: Psoriasis and Hair Loss: What's the Connection?

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 23:00
What are the symptoms of scalp psoriasis? Learn about the causes, risk factors, and triggers for scalp psoriasis and its connection to hair loss.

Medical News Today: Lying flat on back in late pregnancy may raise stillbirth risk

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 23:00
Expectant mothers who lie flat on their back in the third trimester of pregnancy may be at greater risk of stillbirth, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Scientists recondition brain to fight fear

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 23:00
Using artificial intelligence and brain-scanning techniques, a team of international researchers may have found a way to unconsciously reduce fear.

Medical News Today: Dementia rates falling in the U.S.

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 08:00
Despite worries that dementia will escalate in the coming years, new research suggests the prevalence of the disorder may be decreasing.

Medical News Today: Viagra may benefit heart health for men with type 2 diabetes

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 07:00
Viagra - a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction - has shown promise for reducing heart attack incidence and death among men with type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Zika: Researchers create powerful tool for vaccine, antiviral development

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 06:00
By stripping the Zika virus of structural genes, researchers create versions to help develop vaccines and therapeutics without using infectious virus.

Medical News Today: How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: 6 Useful Steps

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 05:00
What is type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes? Learn about six useful steps that may prevent type 2 diabetes and the risk factors for type 2 diabetes.