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Medical News Today: Cancer: Targeting tumors with microwave-activated nanoparticles shows promise

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 06:00
With cell and animal models, study shows microwave-activated nanoparticles can potentially target deeply situated tumors without harming healthy tissue.

Medical News Today: Running triggers brain repair and extends life in mouse model

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 23:00
Breaking research finds that, in an animal model, exercise can strengthen damaged circuits and help unhealthy neurons work more efficiently.

Medical News Today: Parents of children with food allergies 'assume' they are also affected

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 23:00
Parents of children with food allergies may think they also have an allergy to certain foods. The reality is, only 28 percent of parents test positive.

Medical News Today: Can Olive Oil Be Used to Treat Constipation?

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 23:00
Olive oil has long been used as a simple treatment for constipation. Learn more about this home remedy that gets stools moving again.

Medical News Today: Gene therapy could prevent Alzheimer's, study suggests

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 08:00
In a possible step toward a cure for Alzheimer's, a genetic treatment has led to fewer amyloid plaques and glial cells and better memory in mice.

Medical News Today: High blood pressure raises risk of cognitive decline, dementia

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 07:00
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.

Medical News Today: Stem cell manipulation shows promise for cartilage renewal and joint repair

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 06:00
Mouse study furthers idea that manipulating resident stem cells could help patients with TMJ disorders and other fibrocartilage diseases or injuries.

Medical News Today: Pregnancy and Depression: What's the Connection?

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 05:00
Depression can have an effect on mother and baby both during and after pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention with this article.

Medical News Today: Parental absence increases chance of nicotine and alcohol use in children

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 23:00
Parental absence is known to increase the risk of alcohol and tobacco use in adulthood. A new study finds that this behavior begins earlier than thought.

Medical News Today: High blood pressure drugs impact depression, bipolar disorder

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 23:00
Some high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.

Medical News Today: 'Only drink water when thirsty,' study suggests

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have discovered a swallowing mechanism that makes drinking excess water difficult, suggesting we should only drink when we are thirsty.

Medical News Today: C. difficile risk 'raised by using same hospital bed as antibiotic-treated paitent'

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that using the same hospital bed as a prior patient who received antibiotics may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile infection.

Medical News Today: Head and neck cancer: Immunotherapy drug a 'game-changer' for survival

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 06:00
A phase III trial of patients with head and neck cancer reveals the immunotherapy drug nivolumab greatly extended survival, compared with chemotherapy.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Similarly effective treatments vary in cost

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 23:00
The cost of treatment for breast cancer varies widely, and even women with full health insurance are paying high out-of-pocket costs, a new study reveals.

Medical News Today: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo funded almost 100 health organizations over 5 years

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 23:00
A new study reveals that at least 96 national health organizations received funding from soda giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo between 2011-2015.

Medical News Today: Sweet little lies: Children's moral judgment of lying varies with age

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 23:00
Older children are more likely to consider the moral implications of truths and lies than younger children, according to new researchers.

Medical News Today: Can regular meal times help combat jet lag?

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 23:00
Long-haul cabin crew can alleviate symptoms of jet lag by regulating meal times while on the ground, finds a new study by the University of Surrey.

Medical News Today: Transcendental meditation may help ease trauma symptoms, stress

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 23:00
A study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma.

Medical News Today: Dance and music alter the brain in opposite ways

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 23:00
Brain imaging shows that dance and music training alters the brain's white matter. Interestingly, dancer's and musician's brains are altered differently.

Medical News Today: Binge eating could be halted by activating novel brain receptor

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 08:00
Activating a brain receptor called TAAR1 blocked compulsive eating and junk food consumption in rats, making it a promising drug target for binge eating.