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Medical News Today: Eat vanilla yogurt, be happy, says research

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 23:00
Psychological tests to measure emotions around food show that vanilla makes people feel happy, and surprising tastes can change a person's mood.

Medical News Today: Experts call for healthy eating and physical activity on World Diabetes Day

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 23:00
To coincide with World Diabetes Day, health experts from Europe call for increased focus on healthy eating and exercise to lower diabetes risk.

Medical News Today: First clinical trial of uterus transplantation in the US wins approval

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:00
The first clinical trial of uterus transplantation in the US will be conducted by Cleveland Clinic, after the hospital received approval from its Institutional Review Board.

Medical News Today: Is there a way forward for CFS/ME?

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 07:00
Mystery continues to surround chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, but biological evidence of the disease is slowly emerging.

Medical News Today: Is there a biological basis for apathy?

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 06:00
Apathetic people may have more active pre-motor cortexes, suggests a new study, which researchers say is the first evidence of a biological basis for apathy.

Medical News Today: British nurse Pauline Cafferkey defeats Ebola - again

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 02:00
The British nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, recovered, then fell ill again, has made a full recovery and is well enough to return to Scotland, say her London doctors.

Medical News Today: Lab-enhanced natural killer cells eliminate cancer in lymph nodes

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 02:00
Mouse study shows that attaching an engineered liposome to natural killer cells enhances their ability to trigger cell suicide in cancer cells within tumor-draining lymph nodes.

Medical News Today: Public health spending down 9.3% since 2008

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:00
Spending on public health is down 9.3% since 2008; increasing amounts are spent on treatment while spending on prevention is falling, according to a new study.

Medical News Today: CDC: smoking rates hit record low, but more progress needed

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 23:00
A new CDC report finds that, although smoking rates in the US have hit an all-time low, such rates vary significantly by insurance coverage.

Medical News Today: Potassium-rich diets could protect diabetic patients' kidneys

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 23:00
New research into potassium levels in type 2 diabetics could yield a simple dietary intervention to protect the cardiovascular systems and kidneys of patients.

Medical News Today: Premature death rates high among youth who get in trouble with the law

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 08:00
Young Americans who become involved in the justice system are more likely to die early, especially if their interactions become complex, involving incarceration.

Medical News Today: Self-adjustable eyeglasses: how one man's vision is helping others to see better

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 07:00
Prof. Joshua Silver - creator of the first fluid-filled self-adjustable eyeglasses - talks to us about his plans to correct the vision of 1 billion of the world's poorest people.

Medical News Today: OCD: exposure therapy offers benefits when drugs fail to work

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 06:00
Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder who do not respond well to medication may benefit from exposure therapy, suggests a new study.

Medical News Today: Drug combination for advanced melanoma wins FDA approval

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 02:00
US regulators have approved a drug combination - vemurafenib (Zelboraf) and cobimetinib (Cotellic) - for advanced melanoma that shows great promise in extending patients' lives.

Medical News Today: Good health relies on some less abundant gut microbes

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 02:00
A new study reveals it is not necessarily abundant microbe populations in the gut that ensure good health, but also minority species that have a disproportionate influence.

Medical News Today: Brain scans may predict when coma patients will awaken

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 00:00
fMRI brain scans show coordination patterns which are the same in healthy people and those who will gain consciousness soon, but different in those who will remain in a coma.

Medical News Today: Online CBT unlikely to benefit patients with depression, study finds

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 23:00
Researchers assessing the effect of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy against depression conclude that the therapy offers little or no benefits.

Medical News Today: How to deal with child burns and scalds

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 23:00
In this article, find out about different types of burns and how to treat children who experience them, along with measures that can be taken to help prevent burns occurring.

Medical News Today: Are mechanical heart valves better than biological ones?

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 23:00
Debate over the use of biological versus mechanical valves in aortic replacements has raged for years. New research adds fuel to the fire.

Medical News Today: Could a commonly prescribed antibiotic worsen MRSA infections?

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 08:00
A new study in mice has found that certain antibiotics worsen MRSA infections, prompting researchers to call for clinical studies.