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Medical News Today: Does Cancer Cause Night Sweats?

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 05:00
Learn about excessive sweating in male and female cancer patients and what treatments are available. Also learn about other causes of night sweats.

Medical News Today: High-dose statins may help CVD patients live longer

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
Despite previous conflicting messages from healthcare professionals, new research suggests statins are beneficial for cardiovascular patients.

Medical News Today: Prostate Exam: How is it Done and Who Should Have One?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
What is the prostate gland and what is the prostate exam? Learn about the different tests commonly used to examine the prostate and why they are used.

Medical News Today: Alcohol damage to fetus measured by new blood test

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders include physical and mental disabilities. New research finds a way to predict the extent of the damage at an early stage.

Medical News Today: Women do have better memories than men, says study

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 08:00
Women have better memories than men throughout life, even though their ability to recall dips at menopause. This study links memory function with hormones.

Medical News Today: Five weird and wonderful surgical procedures

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 07:00
From using an ankle as a knee to the world's first human head transplant, we take a look at five of the strangest, yet amazing surgical procedures to date.

Medical News Today: Gene therapy for sickle cell disease steps closer

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 06:00
Researchers correct the gene that causes sickle cell disease in human stem cells, turning them into red blood cells that make functioning hemoglobin.

Medical News Today: What Effect Does Caffeine Have on Depression?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 05:00
Learn about the possible positive and negative effects of caffeine on depression. What foods should people with depression eat and which should they avoid?

Medical News Today: Lumps Behind My Ear: What Could They Be?

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 23:00
Lumps in the skin behind the ear have numerous causes but when should someone consult a doctor? Learn about lymph nodes, mastoiditis, and other symptoms.

Medical News Today: Making skin 'leaky' to improve drug delivery

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 23:00
Scientists use atmospheric microplasma to improve uptake of drug compounds through the skin by disrupting the impermeable outer layer of the skin.

Medical News Today: Thyroid medicine found to reduce preterm birth, stillbirth

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 23:00
A new study examines whether common thyroid medication benefits pregnant women with mild hypothyroidism and their newly born infants.

Medical News Today: Autism gene mutation that slows brain activity uncovered

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 08:00
Scientists find some individuals with autism possess mutations in the DIXDC1 gene that reduce the development of brain connections and slow brain activity.

Medical News Today: Teens who vape more likely to become heavy smokers

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 07:00
As e-cigarettes become increasingly popular among teenagers, a new study looks at the link between vaping in adolescence and subsequent tobacco smoking.

Medical News Today: Cancer: Age of diagnosis may influence heart disease death risk

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 06:00
Study of over 200,000 survivors of cancer diagnosed at ages 15-39 finds that the age of diagnosis may influence risk of death from heart disease.

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Heart Attack: Treatment and Recovery

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 05:00
What causes a heart attack and what causes a stroke? Learn about the symptoms for each, treatment and recovery, and possible lifestyle changes to help.