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Medical News Today: Gout and Diet: Nutritional Information and What to Avoid

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 23:00
What is gout and how might diet affect gout? Learn about the recommended food types for a gout diet and the outlook for the future in this article.

Medical News Today: What are the effects of traumatic brain injury in children?

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 23:00
New research investigates the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury on children, as well as the importance of family in aiding recovery.

Medical News Today: Amphetamine use may 'speed up' heart aging

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 23:00
Using amphetamines may accelerate aging of the heart, suggest researchers. They emphasize that stimulant abusers do physiological and cardiovascular harm.

Medical News Today: Eating more fruits, vegetables boosts psychological well-being in just 2 weeks

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 07:00
Researchers reveal that young adults who increased their intake of fruits and vegetables showed improvements in vitality and motivation in just 14 days.

Medical News Today: Gene discovery suggests new type of congenital muscular dystrophy

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 06:00
New study finds that mutations in INPP5K gene cause a new type of congenital muscular dystrophy with short stature, cataracts, and intellectual disability.

Medical News Today: Is Fibromyalgia Real? Common Misconceptions About the Condition

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 05:00
Some people believe that fibromyalgia isn’t real or only affects women. Learn about these common myths as well as the causes and diagnosis of fibromyalgia.

Medical News Today: COPD and Pneumonia: What's the Connection?

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 23:00
Learn how COPD and pneumonia are connected, how they are diagnosed, and what treatments are available. Also learn how to improve respiratory health.

Medical News Today: Why does type 1 diabetes kill some cells but not others?

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 23:00
New research led by scientists from Yale University show how some insulin-producing beta cells survive the immune attack typical of type 1 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Cushing's syndrome: Could analyzing hair confirm diagnosis?

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 23:00
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health find that cortisol levels detected in hair might be able to confirm a diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome.

Medical News Today: Whole grains may lead to a healthier gut, better immune responses

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 07:00
Researchers have found that a diet rich in whole grains may raise levels of healthy gut bacteria and boost immune responses, compared with refined grains.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Changes in immune cell composition linked to future risk

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 06:00
Changes in immune cell composition in breast tissue links to future risk of developing breast cancer, suggesting a role in disease progression, says study.

Medical News Today: How to Break a Fever: Treatment Tips for Various Ages

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 05:00
What causes a fever, when does a fever need treatment, and what are the different ways to break a fever? Learn when a doctor should be called.

Medical News Today: Five Important Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 23:00
In this article, learn five important facts about multiple sclerosis. These include its causes, severity, diagnosis, and how to prevent and treat it.

Medical News Today: Scientists find chemical pathway responsible for schizophrenia symptoms

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 23:00
A new mouse study shows that adjusting the levels of kynurenic acid in the brain may significantly impact the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Medical News Today: Whole grains increase metabolism, may help promote weight loss

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 23:00
Diets that contain whole grains speed up metabolism and increase calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion, finds new research.

Medical News Today: Autism more common in people whose brains are anatomically more male-like

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 07:00
Autism is more common in males. Now, a new study finds it also linked to having a brain with certain anatomical features that are more common in males.

Medical News Today: Fetal exposure to bisphenol A disrupts the body's endocrine system

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 06:00
New mouse study shows prenatal exposure to bisphenol A increases obesity risk in the offspring by lowering sensitivity to an appetite-controlling hormone.

Medical News Today: What is the Pathophysiology of COPD?

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 05:00
Learn about what happens in the lungs with COPD. What are the causes and symptoms, what treatments are recommended, and how can COPD be prevented?

Medical News Today: Best Eye Drops for People With Red Eyes

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 23:00
What are the main causes of red eye and when should red eye be treated with eye drops? What drops are available and who should avoid eye drops?

Medical News Today: Harsh parenting may do more harm than good for children's education

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 23:00
Researchers find that children exposed to harsh parenting are more likely to engage in risky behavior during adolescence, which can harm their education.