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Medical News Today: Europeans most worried about vaccine safety, finds global study

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 23:00
In a global insight survey observing the state of confidence in vaccines across 67 countries, Europe was the region most skeptical about vaccine safety.

Medical News Today: Spike in teen obesity explained by decreased calorie burn in puberty

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 23:00
A groundbreaking study by the University of Exeter has found that the number of calories burned while at rest drops by up to 500 calories during puberty.

Medical News Today: 'We can completely reverse alcohol dependence'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 23:00
Alcoholism is a condition that has plagued mankind for millennia. Research investigating a subset of amygdala neurons might hold the solution.

Medical News Today: Obesity may prolong survival for kidney cancer patients

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 08:00
A surprising new study has linked a high BMI to longer survival for patients with kidney cancer, and there may be a genetic explanation for this finding.

Medical News Today: How reliable is the glycemic index?

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 07:00
The glycemic index may not be a reliable measure of the rise in blood sugar levels after eating, as it varies widely between people and times of eating.

Medical News Today: Statins: 'Harms have been overestimated,' says review

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 06:00
An in-depth review into the health outcomes of statin therapy suggests the benefits of the cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh the risks.

Medical News Today: Thinking About Septoplasty? What You Need to Know

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 23:00
A septoplasty is a type of surgery performed to treat a nasal blockage. Learn about why they are carried out, what happens, and the alternatives.

Medical News Today: Epilepsy drugs work by 'wedging themselves' into receptors

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 23:00
Examining the nature of epilepsy drug interactions promises to help improve treatment. There are still many molecular mysteries to be solved.

Medical News Today: Stroke: Innovative electrical stimulation glove improves hand function

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 23:00
A new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand.

Medical News Today: Stem cell therapy restores arm, hand movement for paralyzed man

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 08:00
A man left paralyzed from a spinal cord injury has regained movement in his arms and hands as a result of a novel stem cell treatment.

Medical News Today: Should you feed a cold and starve a fever? Study investigates

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that food intake can have a positive or negative impact on infections, depending on whether the infection is bacterial or viral.

Medical News Today: Tooth enamel structure and composition revealed in 3-D nanoscale maps

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 06:00
Using atom probe tomography, researchers produce first ever 3-D nanoscale maps of composition and structure of mature human dental enamel.

Medical News Today: Period Symptoms: All You Need to Know

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the symptoms and disorders associated with the monthly period. This article also looks at treatment for premenstrual symptoms.

Medical News Today: Obesity does not predict equal risk for all stroke types

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Being overweight or obese is a well-known risk factor for stroke. However, recent research shows that this risk is not equal across all types of stroke.

Medical News Today: Physical activity curbs some harmful effects of drinking alcohol

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:00
Recommended amounts of physical activity may decrease the risk of death from all causes and cancer that is linked to alcohol consumption, study finds.

Medical News Today: Nasal spray flu vaccine 'ineffective and should not be used,' say AAP

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 08:00
The nasal spray flu vaccine LAIV offers insufficient protection for children and should not be used during the 2016-2017 flu season, the AAP recommend.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes?

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 07:00
How much influence do your gut bacteria have on your state of mind? Perhaps more than you think, according to research into the microbiome-gut-brain axis.

Medical News Today: Optimal delivery for twins is 37 weeks' gestation, new study finds

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 06:00
To minimize risk of stillbirth and newborn deaths, the optimal gestational age for delivery of twins in two-placenta pregnancies is 37 weeks, says study.

Medical News Today: Should I Worry About a Papilloma?

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:00
Papillomas are benign lumps that may cause problems in some locations. Learn about their causes, symptoms, and treatment with this article.

Medical News Today: Cesarean delivery may increase risk of childhood obesity

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:00
Cesarean birth may be associated with higher risk of obesity in children and is significant in families when compared with siblings born by vaginal birth.