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Medical News Today: Hair loss: how does it affect women?

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:00
We look at the main causes of hair loss in women, the emotional impact it can have and why research into new treatments for female hair loss appears to have been lagging.

Medical News Today: Total ankle arthroplasty shows promise for patients with severe ankle arthritis

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 06:00
At the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, researchers revealed how total ankle arthroplasty improved gait parameters for patients with ankle arthritis.

Medical News Today: Treatment that slows AMD vision loss with one stem cell injection shows promise

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:00
Researchers are optimistic that a stem cell treatment they successfully tested in rats will slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration in humans.

Medical News Today: Children taught about sexual abuse more likely to report it

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:00
A new review finds children who take part in school-based programs designed to help prevent sexual abuse are more likely to report experiencing it currently or in the past.

Medical News Today: Depression and diabetes combined may create even higher risk of cognitive decline

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
Depression and diabetes each raised dementia risk on their own, but risk rose even more for people with both, in a large study of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.

Medical News Today: Heavy snoring, sleep apnea linked to earlier cognitive decline

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:00
People who snore heavily or who have sleep apnea may experience earlier cognitive decline, a new study finds, but this decline could be reversed with CPAP.

Medical News Today: Oxytocin may influence maternal social behavior, study finds

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:00
A new study finds oxytocin influences how adult female mice respond to distress calls from their pups - a major form of mammalian social behavior.

Medical News Today: Divorce may raise the risk of heart attack, study finds

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:00
Women who have been divorced at least twice are at almost twice the risk of heart attack - regardless of whether they have remarried - according to a new study.

Medical News Today: How worried should we be about ticks?

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:00
With the arrival of the warmer months comes the re-emergence of ticks. We try to find out just how worried should we be about the pesky bugs closely associated with Lyme disease.

Medical News Today: Autism: new studies investigate diagnosis time and identify epigenetic signatures

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 06:00
Across two new studies, Johns Hopkins and Oregon State researchers identify epigenetic variations associated with ASD in parental sperm and assess diagnosis time for ASD children.