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Medical News Today: New asthma pill reduces troublesome symptoms

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 06:00
In what is hailed as a 'game changer' for future asthma treatment, a new study shows an asthma pill is effective in treating symptoms of the condition.

Medical News Today: What Natural Mosquito Repellents Are Available?

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 05:00
Learn about natural options for mosquito repellents. This article also looks at standard mosquito repellents and reasons why mosquitoes should be avoided.

Medical News Today: Exercise 'does not harm memory,' study confirms

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 23:00
Contrary to one study that suggested exercise deletes old memories, new research finds physical activity has no negative implications for memory recall.

Medical News Today: Reading books could increase lifespan

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 23:00
Get straight to that book store; a new study suggests reading books for as little as 30 minutes daily could increase lifespan by up to 2 years.

Medical News Today: Prebiotics could help treat exercise-induced asthma

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 23:00
A prebiotic called B-GOS improved lung function and reduced blood markers of airway inflammation in people with exercise-induced asthma, say researchers.

Medical News Today: How to Spot the Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that causes people to switch between different moods.

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea triggers pediatric fatty liver disease progression

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 23:00
Obstructive sleep apnea and low nighttime oxygen, resulting in oxidative stress, could trigger progression of pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Medical News Today: Appendicitis: Warning Signs and Early Symptoms

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the early symptoms of appendicitis, a painful condition where the appendix becomes inflamed. This article also looks at treatment options.

Medical News Today: Intriguing link between vitamin D and birth control uncovered

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 23:00
Study finds that stopping estrogen contraceptives causes a drop in vitamin D levels. The findings have implications for bone health during pregnancy.

Medical News Today: Single people more fulfilled, experience more psychological growth

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 23:00
In contrast to the negative ideology of being single, new research shows that single people have a fulfilling life, experiencing more psychological growth.

Medical News Today: Soy may prevent diabetes, heart disease for women with PCOS

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 08:00
Soy isoflavone supplements may help protect women with polycystic ovary syndrome against diabetes and heart disease, says new study.

Medical News Today: Alcoholism influenced by hundreds of genes, study finds

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 07:00
In rats bred to consume high or low amounts of alcohol, researchers have identified more than 900 genes associated with alcohol preference.

Medical News Today: Pre-dementia memory loss improved with acupuncture

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 06:00
Acupuncture alone or combined with drug treatment may improve dementia precursor and improve scores on tests used to assess mild cognitive impairment.

Medical News Today: Zika vaccine offers complete protection in monkeys

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 23:00
A Zika vaccine called ZPIV has shown complete protection in both mice and monkeys, and it is now due to enter human trials later this year.

Medical News Today: Neck Pain: What Does It Mean?

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the causes of neck pain, including a list of symptoms and advice on when to see a doctor. This article also looks at whiplash.

Medical News Today: Tinder: Users experience body dissatisfaction, body shame, low self-esteem

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 23:00
A study examining the connection between Tinder use and psychological well-being finds users report negative body image perception and low self-esteem.

Medical News Today: Lower BMI, weight loss in later life linked with Alzheimer's

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 08:00
An investigation into the relationship between seniors' weight and risk of Alzheimer's has revealed that lower weight is linked with elevated disease risk.

Medical News Today: Brain aging accelerated by 10 years with midlife overweight, obesity

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that being overweight or obese in midlife leads to a reduction in white matter volume that is the equivalent of a decade of brain aging.

Medical News Today: Specific brain-training technique shown to reduce dementia risk

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 06:00
A meta-analysis of brain-training studies shows that not all techniques are equal, but speed of processing training reduces dementia risk.

Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About Internal Hemangiomas

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about internal hemangiomas - benign tumors that can be found on organs such as the liver and brain. Find out about their diagnosis and treatment.