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Medical News Today: Alternatives to Viagra: Pills, Herbal Remedies, and Other Treatments

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 23:00
Viagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction, but it is not the only option. Find out more about the medical and herbal alternatives that are available.

Medical News Today: Schizophrenia: Researchers pinpoint rare genetic risk variants

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 23:00
An international team of 260 researchers has identified several rare genetic variations that can raise the risk of schizophrenia by up to 60-fold.

Medical News Today: Retrieval practice may protect memory in stressful situations

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 23:00
New research examines the impact of two different learning strategies on memory in stressful circumstances. Practice test-taking may protect memory.

Medical News Today: OCD Therapy: What You Need to Know

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 05:00
What is OCD and what are the common forms of therapy? Learn about other treatments that are available for OCD and how to live with the condition.

Medical News Today: Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health?

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 23:00
Are apricot seeds an effective, alternative treatment for cancer? Learn about the nutritional content of apricot kernels and the risks of consumption.

Medical News Today: Do Android and iPhone users have different personalities?

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 23:00
New research examines key psychological differences between Android and iPhone users. Choice of smartphone predicts user's personality.

Medical News Today: Yo-yo dieting may be caused by altered gut microbes

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 23:00
Millions of Americans diet, but few maintain their weight loss. A new study suggests this 'yo-yo' effect may be down to changes in the gut microbiome.

Medical News Today: Is There a Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Lying?

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 05:00
Anecdotal evidence suggests that people with bipolar disorder are more likely to tell lies. We look at some of the reasons why this might happen.

Medical News Today: How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Memory?

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 23:00
What is bipolar disorder and what are the effects on a persons ability to think? Learn about living with cognitive problems associated with bipolar.

Medical News Today: Fatal opioid overdose could be prevented with new vaccine

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 23:00
Scientists have created a vaccine that they say can stop opioid painkillers from reaching the brain, reducing the risk of death from opioid overdose.

Medical News Today: Social rank may impact immune system and inflammatory response

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 23:00
Lower socioeconomic groups tend to live shorter lives. New research shows that this might be partly due to social rank-based changes in the immune system.

Medical News Today: Diet soda sweetener may cause weight gain

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 08:00
A new study may have found the reason why the sugar substitute aspartame does not help with weight loss, and may even cause weight gain.

Medical News Today: Can alcohol reduce calorie intake?

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 07:00
How alcohol intake influences the amount of calories we consume is a hot topic for debate. New research using a rat model yields surprising results.

Medical News Today: Gut microbes switch host genes on and off under influence of diet

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 06:00
New study of mice shows gut microbes alter gene expression - depending on diet - with a Western diet preventing many of the changes of a plant-rich one.

Medical News Today: Can You Treat Psoriasis with Turmeric?

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 05:00
What is psoriasis and what is turmeric? Learn about the possible health benefits of turmeric and whether or not it can be used to help treat psoriasis.

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Treatment Options

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
What is a brain aneurysm? Learn about the different types of strokes and brain aneurysms as well as the treatment options available for both.

Medical News Today: The festive fib: Does lying to children about Santa do more harm than good?

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
Millions of parents lie to their children about Santa Claus every Christmas, but is this festive fabrication really as harmless as it seems?

Medical News Today: How does alcohol affect stroke risk? Study investigates

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
New, large-scale research examines the association between different patterns of alcohol consumption and different types of stroke.

Medical News Today: Why you might fall into a 'food coma' this Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 07:00
Preparing for the day's overindulgence? New research indicates you might want to watch your intake of protein and salt - it could put you in a food coma.

Medical News Today: Heart disease: Consuming too much saturated fat may raise risk

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 06:00
A study finds high intakes of common saturated fats - such as those found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, and palm oil - may raise risk of heart disease.