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Medical News Today: COPD and Life Expectancy: What's the Outlook?

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 05:00
Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?

Medical News Today: Delusional misidentification: Mistaking your mom for a stranger

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 23:00
Study opens the lid on one of the strangest psychiatric phenomena - delusional misidentification syndrome, where patients believe loved ones are strangers.

Medical News Today: Cardiology still a man's world, finds survey

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 23:00
The third Professional Life Survey conducted by the American College of Cardiology reveals that not much has changed over the past 20 years.

Medical News Today: Barrel Chest: Causes and Treatment

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 23:00
A barrel chest may be a sign of strength in bodybuilders, but in medical terms, it may be a sign of a serious disease such as osteoarthritis or COPD.

Medical News Today: Dyspnea: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 05:00
Dyspnea involves a shortness of breath. Causes include illness, heart problems, and altitude. Find out what dyspnea is and how to reduce its impact.

Medical News Today: Cured meats can worsen asthma symptoms

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 23:00
Cured meats can cause a multitude of ills, it seems. The latest research to investigate their impact finds that they may also worsen asthma symptoms.

Medical News Today: How Long Do Menopause Symptoms Last For?

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 23:00
Menopause happens to all women, but what does it entail? How long do women experience symptoms for, what treatments are there, and what happens after?

Medical News Today: Chili pepper compound can stop breast cancer, study finds

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 23:00
Scientists test the effect of a spicy molecule called capsaicin on lab-grown cancer cells. Findings may help treatment for triple-negative breast cancer.

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

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 05:00
Learn more about pustular psoriasis, a condition where blisters appear on the top of reddened skin. This article looks at symptoms and treatment.

Medical News Today: Frequent sauna use may reduce dementia risk in men

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 23:00
A study of more than 2,000 Finnish men has uncovered a link between frequent sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

Medical News Today: Baking Soda for Acid Reflux: Does it Work?

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 23:00
Baking soda has long been used as a home remedy for acid reflux, but how effective is it? Learn how effective it is, as well as its risks and side effects.

Medical News Today: Unmotivated to exercise? Dopamine could be to blame

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 23:00
As the New Year approaches and we promise ourselves we will exercise more, a new study helps explain why sticking to our resolution can be so hard.

Medical News Today: New study busts the myth that contraceptives kill libido

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 23:00
Despite the widespread belief that contraceptive pills 'kill' sexual desire, new research suggests other factors may play a more significant role.

Medical News Today: Healthful food perceptions influenced by price

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find that the common 'lay theory' that healthful foods always cost more influences our perceptions of what foods are good for us.

Medical News Today: Retinal Migraine: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 23:00
Retinal migraine is an eye condition that affects some people who get migraine. Visual disturbances develop in one eye, followed by migraine symptoms.

Medical News Today: Can we blame delicious food for our holiday weight gain?

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 07:00
Good-tasting food causes us to overeat and consequently gain weight; at least that's the commonly held belief. Will research back up this theory?

Medical News Today: Red cabbage microgreens could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 23:00
New research finds that red cabbage microgreens - an immature form of red cabbage - was highly effective for lowering 'bad' cholesterol in mice.

Medical News Today: Runners may have superior brain connectivity, study finds

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 23:00
Endurance runners' brains have been shown to have greater functional connectivity in several areas, compared with people who are less active.

Medical News Today: Bipolar Disorder in Women: What You Need to Know

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 23:00
Bipolar disorder affects both men and women, but triggers, symptoms, and treatments may be different for women. Find out how gender affects this condition.

Medical News Today: Could new bone-forming growth factor reverse osteoporosis?

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 07:00
Scientists have discovered a new bone-forming growth factor that could have implications for regenerative medicine. Osteoporosis could be reversed.

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