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Medical News Today: 10 Simple Remedies for Heartburn Relief

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 23:00
Heartburn, also known as gastrointestinal reflux, can cause great discomfort. These 10 remedies could help people prevent and treat the symptoms.

Medical News Today: Smoking thickens the heart's walls and reduces function

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 23:00
Smoking has long been known to increase risk of cardiovascular events; however, until now, the mechanism behind its deadly effects were not known.

Medical News Today: Children exposed to potentially toxic chemicals daily in household dust

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 23:00
Toxic chemicals that are associated with cancer and developmental and reproductive health problems have been found widespread in household dust.

Medical News Today: A clue as to why men sleep better than women

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 08:00
A new study unveils a possible reason why men sleep better than women, and it suggests that women should leave the night shift to the men. Find out more.

Medical News Today: Training the brain to combat stress

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 07:00
Researchers have created a new imaging tool that can monitor activity in the amygdala - a brain region - and teach people to control emotional response.

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Key to faster-acting insulin found in snail venom

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 06:00
A study of the 3-D composition of snail venom yields clues on how to alter insulin molecule to speed up cell signalling and make it act much faster.

Medical News Today: How to Lower Your Blood Pressure: 6 Easy Ways

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 05:00
There are a number of steps, including both lifestyle measures and drugs doctors can provide, that can help to lower blood pressure. Learn about six here.

Medical News Today: Surprising deep similarities found across thousands of languages

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 23:00
The relationship between the meaning of a word and the sound it makes is considered to be arbitrary. A large-scale analysis puts this assumption in doubt.

Medical News Today: People judge their intoxication, drunkenness on their peers

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 23:00
People judge how drunk they are and the associated health risks based on how drunk they think others around them are, according to Cardiff University.

Medical News Today: What is a Telangiectasia and Should I Be Worried?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 23:00
Telangiectasias are small, broken, or widened blood vessels found near the surface of the skin. Learn about their causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

Medical News Today: Clues in microbiome of infants point to future allergies and asthma

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 08:00
Composition of the gut microbiome of infants has been found to match the likelihood, or not, of developing asthma and allergies later in life.

Medical News Today: Blood pressure: Large global study uncovers links to new genes

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 07:00
One of the largest studies of its kind - with data on over 347,000 individuals - has uncovered 31 new gene regions linked to blood pressure.

Medical News Today: The '5-second rule' is disproved in new study

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 06:00
Should you pick up that piece of food that just fell on the floor? Belief in the 5-second rule would say yes, but researchers tell a different tale.

Medical News Today: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Fertility: What You Need to Know

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 05:00
PCOS is a disorder that causes an imbalance in female sex hormones. Learn about how it can affect fertility, along with other symptoms and treatment.

Medical News Today: Shorter lifespan for WWI babies whose fathers were injured, killed

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 23:00
Children born during World War I whose fathers were injured or killed in action were found to have shorter lifespans in a first-of-its-kind study.

Medical News Today: Melanoma may be stoppable with drug that halts cancer cell proliferation

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 23:00
Study shows revonedistat, a drug already in testing, blocks a protein that melanoma and other types of cancer cells rely on to replicate at great speed.

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Gene discovery could yield new treatments

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have discovered a gene called TNFR5 that overexpresses in response to high levels of fat and sugar, destroying insulin-producing beta cells.

Medical News Today: Europeans most worried about vaccine safety, finds global study

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 23:00
In a global insight survey observing the state of confidence in vaccines across 67 countries, Europe was the region most skeptical about vaccine safety.

Medical News Today: Spike in teen obesity explained by decreased calorie burn in puberty

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 23:00
A groundbreaking study by the University of Exeter has found that the number of calories burned while at rest drops by up to 500 calories during puberty.

Medical News Today: 'We can completely reverse alcohol dependence'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 23:00
Alcoholism is a condition that has plagued mankind for millennia. Research investigating a subset of amygdala neurons might hold the solution.