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Medical News Today: Symptoms and Signs of MS in Women

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 05:00
Learn about the symptoms of multiple sclerosis that are specific to women. What are the causes and possible risk factors of MS for women?

Medical News Today: Brain Tumor: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
In this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?

Medical News Today: Visual evidence shows brain 'resetting' during sleep

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
Images from sleep research show how the brain resets during sleep. Synapses grow with daytime stimulation and shrink by nearly 20 percent during sleep.

Medical News Today: Insect-derived hormone could prevent preterm labor

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
Researchers managed to isolate a hormone from the black garden ant, replicate it synthetically, and test its effect on uterine contractions.

Medical News Today: Exacerbation of COPD: Causes, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 05:00
What is a COPD exacerbation and what are the main causes? Learn about what the symptoms are and what is suggested to try to prevent COPD.

Medical News Today: Hammer Toe: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 23:00
What is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook.

Medical News Today: Childhood pets surpass siblings for relationship satisfaction

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 23:00
Children may be more likely to have a satisfying, less conflicting relationship with their pets than with their siblings, a new study finds.

Medical News Today: How are calluses and throat cancer related?

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 23:00
New research examines the link between calluses and cancer of the esophagus, in a condition called 'tylosis with esophageal cancer.'

Medical News Today: Preterm delivery puts women at risk of cardiovascular disease

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 08:00
A new study investigates the link between giving birth prematurely and the mother's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: 'Resetting' immune system may achieve long-term remission

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 07:00
A small clinical trial reveals that over two thirds of patients with multiple sclerosis have been in remission for 5 years after stem cell transplantation.

Medical News Today: Engineering thyroid cells from stem cells may lead to new therapies

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 06:00
Scientists have found a way to engineer new thyroid cells from stem cells that could lead to models for studying thyroid disease and developing treatments.

Medical News Today: Acid Reflux in Infants: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 05:00
How is acid reflux in infants diagnosed and what are the possible risk factors to be aware of? Can any lifestyle changes help? Do babies outgrow reflux?

Medical News Today: Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 23:00
What is seronegative rheumatoid arthritis? What is rheumatoid factor? Learn about what tests may be used and if diet can help to manage symptoms.

Medical News Today: Weekend of camping promotes earlier sleep patterns

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 23:00
A weekend of camping could be just the remedy for people that struggle to get an early night, finds scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Medical News Today: Majority of Americans think childhood vaccines are safe and necessary

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 23:00
A recent survey suggests that an overwhelming majority of American adults think the benefits of childhood vaccinations outweigh the risks.

Medical News Today: 'Synthetic marijuana' may cause serious harm to health

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 08:00
A new review summarizes the adverse health effects linked to synthetic cannabinoids - drugs often marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana.

Medical News Today: Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD?

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 07:00
Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children.

Medical News Today: T cell type that promotes damaging immune response discovered

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 06:00
Using new tools, researchers identify for first time an abundant, unique and unconventional helper T-cell type that promotes production of autoantibodies.

Medical News Today: What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis?

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 05:00
Learn about the different tests that are available and may be used to diagnose MS. When should someone see a doctor and what treatments may be applicable?

Medical News Today: Fibula Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 23:00
Learn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term recovery.