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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.

Medical News Today: Throat Cancer: Get the Facts

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the causes and risk factors for throat cancer. This article also looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the condition.

Medical News Today: Change in 'cervical stitch' thread size could save infants' lives

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 23:00
A stitch in the cervix can prevent preterm births. New research shows that the size of thread most commonly used could negatively impact health outcomes.

Medical News Today: Sleep disorders increase stroke risk, harm recovery

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 23:00
A new meta-analysis finds sleep disorders - particularly sleep breathing disorders - increase the risk of stroke and hinder patients' recovery.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Biochip blood test detects disease risk

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:00
Researchers from Randox Laboratories and Medical University of Vienna have shown that a biochip blood test can detect raised risk for Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: In the raw: To cook or not to cook?

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 07:00
The raw food diet has gained popularity in recent years. What does it involve, is it really worthwhile, and how can we know? Find out more about going raw.

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