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Medical News Today: Pokémon Go: Healthful or deadly?

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 07:00
Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. Some praise its benefits, others condemn it as dangerous. Here, we ask whether or not this will end in tears.

Medical News Today: Store-bought baby food may be healthier per meal than homemade

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:00
Research has shown that homemade baby foods may be no more superior than store-bought. Furthermore, homemade may exceed energy and fat recommendations.

Medical News Today: Eat more healthy fat to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:00
Replacing carbohydrates and saturated fats with unsaturated fats appears to help lower the chance of developing type 2 diabetes, finds a meta-analysis.

Medical News Today: How fiction might improve empathy

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:00
In a new review, a psychologist discusses how engaging in fiction - whether through reading a book or watching a TV drama - may improve real-world empathy.

Medical News Today: Diabetes may affect more teens in the U.S. than expected

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 08:00
The prevalence of diabetes amongst teenagers could be higher than previously thought. Diabetes in youth is associated with early onset of health problems.

Medical News Today: 'Living' cartilage grown using stem cells could prevent hip replacement surgery

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 07:00
Researchers describe how it may be possible to use a patient's own stem cells and a 3-D, synthetic scaffold to grow new hip joint-shaped cartilage.

Medical News Today: Is there a thin genetic line between happiness and depression?

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 06:00
Positive thinking and genetics combine in a new framework proposed by researchers, who say the approach could yield personalized therapies.

Medical News Today: Mucus in Stool: What Does it Mean?

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 23:00
Find out about the many reasons why there might be mucus in your stool. This article looks at the causes and possible treatments for mucus in stool.

Medical News Today: 'Bad' cholesterol linked to poorer cognitive performance

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find a link between the fluctuations of 'bad' cholesterol levels and a reduction in the cognitive ability of an elderly population.

Medical News Today: Steam inhalation does not ease chronic nasal congestion, study finds

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 23:00
Symptoms of chronic nasal congestion are unlikely to be eased through steam inhalation, new research finds, though nasal irrigation may be effective.

Medical News Today: Antibiotic resistance raising the specter of 'untreatable gonorrhea'

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:00
The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea, one of the most common among Americans, is becoming resistant to azithromycin - a main recommended treatment.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's vaccine steps closer with new study

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 07:00
A new vaccine combination has proven successful in mouse models of Alzheimer's, new study reveals, and it could be tested in humans within 3-5 years.

Medical News Today: Medical center reduces blood waste, saves millions with new practices

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 06:00
By changing practices spanning ordering, transport, and storage of blood, an academic medical center reduces blood use by 30 percent and saves $2 million.

Medical News Today: Purpura: What You Need to Know

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for purpura, a skin condition that appears as small purple spots just beneath the surface of the skin.

Medical News Today: Musical taste is cultural, not biological, says study

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 23:00
Our taste in music comes from our cultural exposure, not from a natural human tendency to prefer one sound over another, say researchers.

Medical News Today: Marrying young: Marital expectations for kids influenced by mom

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 23:00
Children's expectations of when or if they will marry, particularly if they will marry young, are heavily influenced by the experiences of their mothers.

Medical News Today: Cat Scratch Fever: Everything You and Your Cat Need to Know

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about cat scratch fever, an infection that can occur when someone is bitten, licked, or scratched by a cat infected by B. henselae bacteria.

Medical News Today: Cinnamon: Could this popular spice make us better learners?

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 23:00
A sprinkle of cinnamon on your breakfast could be the difference between being a good learner or a bad learner, mouse study concludes.

Medical News Today: FaceTime might help toddlers learn new skills and social interactions

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 23:00
Screen time is discouraged in children under the age of 2 to avoid poor language skills. However, a new study shows that video chat may enhance learning.

Medical News Today: Why do stand-up comedians die young?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 23:00
A landmark study shows that stand-up comedians are more likely to have a premature death than comedy actors or dramatic actors. Why is this the case?