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Medical News Today: Brains of teens with conduct disorder are different

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 08:00
MRI maps reveal multi-regional brain structure differences between teens, young men with severe antisocial behavior problems, and their peers.

Medical News Today: Cognitive function worsened by dull and dirty workplaces

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 07:00
Working in an environment that is unclean or unstimulating may reduce cognitive function - including episodic memory - a new study suggests.

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: New imaging technique helps surgeons remove more of tumor

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 06:00
Near infrared fluorescence imaging helped surgeons remove 29 percent more malignant ovarian tumor tissue that would otherwise not have been detected.

Medical News Today: Exercising 4 hours after learning boosts memory

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:00
Researchers say exercising 4 hours after learning - rather than exercising immediately after or not at all - may boost long-term memory.

Medical News Today: Specific gut bacteria reverse autism-like behavior in mice

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:00
Could autistic traits be partially controlled by the bacteria in our guts? New research demonstrates that this is a genuine possibility.

Medical News Today: What's the Connection Between Multiple Sclerosis and the JC Virus?

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:00
JC virus is a typically harmless virus. In some people with multiple sclerosis, however, it could lead to a potentially life-threatening condition.

Medical News Today: High-fat diet in pregnancy can affect three future generations

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 08:00
New mouse study shows that pups, grand pups, and great-grand pups of mothers fed a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy developed metabolic problems.

Medical News Today: Coffee unlikely to cause cancer, but very hot drinks could

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 07:00
A review of more than 1,000 studies concludes coffee is unlikely to increase the risk of cancer - as long as the beverage is not too hot on consumption.

Medical News Today: Overeating may cause more eating by cutting off fullness signal

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 06:00
New research shows overfed mice stop making a hormone that signals fullness to the brain, revealing a calorie-sensitive switch that might promote obesity.

Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis patients experience long-term benefits with new drug

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 23:00
The medication olokizumab improves outcomes for up to 48 weeks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, investigators recently reported at a conference.

Medical News Today: Links between autism and epilepsy deepen

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 23:00
New research shows that having a first-degree relative with epilepsy significantly increases the risk of being diagnosed with autism.

Medical News Today: Is Avocado Good for Diabetes?

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 23:00
Avocados are a popular fruit, but are they good for people with diabetes to include in their diet? This article looks at the potential benefits.

Medical News Today: Mechanism through which sleep improves memory uncovered

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 08:00
For the first time, researchers show that the autonomic nervous system helps short-term memory consolidate into long-term memory during REM sleep.

Medical News Today: Salt: How much is too much?

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 07:00
Studies on how much salt we should consume have been conflicting. We take a closer look at how much salt is too much - or too little - for optimal health.

Medical News Today: Experimental drug shows promise against deadly MRSA infections

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 06:00
A new experimental antibiotic successfully treats MRSA infections in animals and restores the ability of a common antibiotic to fight the deadly bacteria.

Medical News Today: Healthy vegetarian diet reduces type 2 diabetes risk substantially

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 23:00
Vegetarian diets are known to be generally healthy. However, not all plant-based diets are equal. New research compares their impact on diabetes risk.

Medical News Today: How stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsy

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 23:00
Epilepsy changes the way the brain responds to stress, researchers find, which may explain why stress can increase seizure frequency.

Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About Insulin Sensitivity Factor

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 23:00
Insulin sensitivity factor is a measurement that describes how blood sugar levels are affected by taking 1 unit of insulin. Learn more with this article.

Medical News Today: Could less time in bed prevent chronic insomnia?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 08:00
New research suggests people with acute insomnia may be able to prevent it developing into chronic insomnia by spending less - not more - time in bed.

Medical News Today: Marijuana, alcohol use may harm teens' mental health, academic outcomes

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 07:00
New research finds that marijuana and alcohol use during middle and high school may lead to poorer academic outcomes and mental health problems.