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Medical News Today: Brain area keeps growing in adulthood, scientists find

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 23:00
Until now, brain development was largely attributed to 'synaptic pruning,' but a new study suggests that cortical growth may be responsible instead.

Medical News Today: Organoid advances: How to grow a stomach in the lab

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 08:00
Recently published research outlines a groundbreaking technique to grow human stomach tissue in the lab. This will aid the study of diseases and new drugs.

Medical News Today: Traffic exposure may increase risk of dementia, study finds

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 07:00
A large-scale study carried out by researchers in Canada suggests that living near major, busy roads may increase the risk of developing dementia.

Medical News Today: Chemical alteration may speed up insulin availability

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 06:00
Tweaking the structure of insulin by swapping one atom appears to make it available to the organism more rapidly, without altering its effectiveness.

Medical News Today: Heartburn During Pregnancy: What to Do

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 05:00
What is heartburn and why do pregnant women get heartburn? Learn about treating heartburn, when to see a doctor, and what can be done to prevent it.

Medical News Today: Benefits of morning sickness drug questioned by 40-year-old study

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 01:00
New information on a previously unpublished 40-year-old study raises questions about the benefits of the morning sickness drug pyridoxine-doxylamine.

Medical News Today: Dysphoric Mania: Symptoms, Facts, and Treatment

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 23:00
What is dysphoric mania and why does dysphoric mania occur? What treatment options are available and when should a doctor be seen?

Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet prevents brain atrophy, study finds

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 23:00
The brain naturally shrinks with age, but a new study suggests that the healthful Mediterranean diet may help to preserve brain size in elderly adults.

Medical News Today: Anemia and hearing loss: Is there a link?

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 08:00
Evidence is mounting of a relationship between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss. New research takes a fresh look and bolsters the connection.

Medical News Today: Fish oil during pregnancy may reduce risk of childhood asthma

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:00
New research may add to the existing list of omega-3 health benefits, as study investigates the effects of fish oil on childhood asthma.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer patients report 'chemo brain' is a substantial problem

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 06:00
A large study of breast cancer patients shows that self-reported cognitive impairment is a substantial problem for as long as 6 months after chemotherapy.

Medical News Today: ADHD in Girls: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 05:00
What is ADHD and what are the signs and symptoms in girls? How do girls with ADHD differ from boys and what treatments are available?

Medical News Today: Preventing and treating earwax buildup: New guidelines issued

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 23:00
The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery have updated their guidelines on the best ways to prevent and treat the buildup of earwax.

Medical News Today: 'Emotional hangover' may influence future memory formation

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 23:00
The more emotional an experience is, the better we remember it. But do emotional states have a delayed effect on our ability to form new memories?

Medical News Today: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Treatment, Symptoms, and Causes

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 23:00
What is BPH and what are the causes and risk factors? Learn about its diagnosis, complications, medication that may be used, and tips for living with BPH.

Medical News Today: Novel penile implant offers hope for men with erectile dysfunction

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 08:00
A groundbreaking, heat-activated penile implant shows real promise of improving penis functionality for men with erectile dysfunction.

Medical News Today: Dieting? Your gut microbes might delay the benefits

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 07:00
Researchers find that the benefits of switching from a Western diet to a calorie-restricted, plant-based diet may be hampered by microbes in the gut.

Medical News Today: Parkinson-like symptoms in welders worsen with more manganese exposure

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 06:00
A study of 886 shipyard and fabrication workers finds that higher exposure to manganese in welding fumes is linked to increase in Parkinson-like symptoms.

Medical News Today: COPD and Life Expectancy: What's the Outlook?

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 05:00
Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?

Medical News Today: Delusional misidentification: Mistaking your mom for a stranger

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 23:00
Study opens the lid on one of the strangest psychiatric phenomena - delusional misidentification syndrome, where patients believe loved ones are strangers.