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Medical News Today: Alzheimer's risk may be detectable from age 18 with genetic scoring

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have created a genetic risk score that has the potential to pinpoint which adults are at high risk of Alzheimer's from the age of 18.

Medical News Today: Understanding baby's first steps could improve spinal injury rehab

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 08:00
Understanding the brain patterns of a baby's primitive stepping reflex may help children with cerebral palsy and adults with spinal cord injury.

Medical News Today: Personalized medicine: The way forward?

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 07:00
Everyone is different. Now, advances in genetics and technology are taking scientists one step nearer to achieving a personalized approach to medicine.

Medical News Today: Fainting: Serious or not? New screening tool helps doctors decide

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 06:00
A new, simple screening tool promises to help emergency departments decide if a case of fainting heralds a serious condition or if the patient can go home.

Medical News Today: Why is My Skin Itchy? Examining the Causes of Itchy Skin

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 05:00
Itchy skin is a common condition. We take a look at some of the most common causes of itches, including dry skin, eczema, and allergies.

Medical News Today: Smoking cannabis with tobacco increases risk of dependence

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
A recent large-scale survey investigating cannabis use in 18 countries finds that mixing it with tobacco lessens an individuals motivation to quit.

Medical News Today: How to Deal with a Sore Throat

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about sore throats. This article looks at the causes and symptoms of a sore throat, along with home remedies and prevention tips.

Medical News Today: Flu shot in pregnancy may only protect infants for 8 weeks after birth

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
Infants born to mothers who receive the flu vaccine in pregnancy may only be protected against the virus for the first 8 weeks of life, find researchers.