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Medical News Today: Suicidal thinking affects 'significant minority' of US veterans

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 02:00
New study shows that 14% of veterans reported having suicidal thoughts over a 2-year period, and it also reveals that such thoughts can come and go, challenging previous findings.

Medical News Today: Highly processed carbohydrates impact cancer risk

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 00:00
Highly processed carbohydrate intake is linked with higher rates of prostate cancer, while intake of legumes, fruits and vegetables correlates with lower risk of breast cancer.

Medical News Today: DiGeorge Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
Learn about DiGeorge syndrome, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a chromosomal disorder that causes several body systems to develop poorly.

Medical News Today: Irregular heartbeat risk increases for 1 year after death of a partner

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
Researchers found that people who experience the loss of a partner have an increased risk of atrial fibrillation - irregular heartbeat - for up to 1 year after.

Medical News Today: The neuroscience of impulse and addiction

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
The links between impulsivity, drug abuse and neuroanatomy are dense and convoluted. A recent study that took detailed brain scans of non-addicted participants gives new insight.