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Medical News Today: Can alcohol reduce calorie intake?

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 07:00
How alcohol intake influences the amount of calories we consume is a hot topic for debate. New research using a rat model yields surprising results.

Medical News Today: Gut microbes switch host genes on and off under influence of diet

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 06:00
New study of mice shows gut microbes alter gene expression - depending on diet - with a Western diet preventing many of the changes of a plant-rich one.

Medical News Today: Can You Treat Psoriasis with Turmeric?

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 05:00
What is psoriasis and what is turmeric? Learn about the possible health benefits of turmeric and whether or not it can be used to help treat psoriasis.

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Treatment Options

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
What is a brain aneurysm? Learn about the different types of strokes and brain aneurysms as well as the treatment options available for both.

Medical News Today: The festive fib: Does lying to children about Santa do more harm than good?

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
Millions of parents lie to their children about Santa Claus every Christmas, but is this festive fabrication really as harmless as it seems?

Medical News Today: How does alcohol affect stroke risk? Study investigates

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 23:00
New, large-scale research examines the association between different patterns of alcohol consumption and different types of stroke.

Medical News Today: Why you might fall into a 'food coma' this Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 07:00
Preparing for the day's overindulgence? New research indicates you might want to watch your intake of protein and salt - it could put you in a food coma.

Medical News Today: Heart disease: Consuming too much saturated fat may raise risk

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 06:00
A study finds high intakes of common saturated fats - such as those found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, and palm oil - may raise risk of heart disease.

Medical News Today: Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help Treat Psoriasis?

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 05:00
Some people use apple cider vinegar as a home remedy to treat their psoriasis. This article looks at whether it is effective, along with other options.

Medical News Today: IUD Removal: All You Need to Know

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:00
An IUD is an effective form of birth control, but sometimes they need removing. This article looks at when and how this is done, as well as IUD types.

Medical News Today: What PTSD interventions are best for military personnel? Study investigates

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:00
PTSD effects more than 1 in 10 active military personnel. Breaking research examines whether one-on-one or group sessions are more effective.

Medical News Today: Surgery may raise risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:00
New study examines the link between having surgery and developing Guillain-Barré syndrome. Other autoimmune disorders and cancer may increase the risk.

Medical News Today: Chronic sleep disruption linked to liver cancer

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 08:00
A mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.

Medical News Today: Breathing-based yoga may help treat major depression

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:00
Sudarshan Kriya yoga - which focuses on controlled breathing - may be beneficial for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants.

Medical News Today: Macular degeneration: Study sheds light on Alzheimer's proteins in retina

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 06:00
Study reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.

Medical News Today: Psoriasis vs. Rosacea: Differences in Symptoms and Treatment

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 05:00
What is psoriasis and what is rosacea? Learn about the treatment options for both as well as other skin conditions that may cause similar symptoms.

Medical News Today: Inverse Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
What is inverse psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted? Learn about the treatment for inverse psoriasis as well as the causes and symptoms.

Medical News Today: Dads who embrace fatherhood likely to have well-adjusted pre-teens

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
New research finds that a father's level of confidence and emotional engagement in his new role predict his child's levels of behavioral adjustment.

Medical News Today: Vegetable compounds found to improve cognition in old age

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:00
New research suggests the pigment that gives vegetables and plants their vibrant color may improve cognitive function in elderly adults.

Medical News Today: Occupational therapy fails to aid functioning in Alzheimer's patients

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:00
New research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline.