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Medical News Today: Male Hypogonadism: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
Male hypogonadism is a condition whereby the testes do not produce enough testosterone or sperm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of hypogonadism here.

Medical News Today: Over half of America's calories come from 'ultra-processed' foods

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
New research, published this week in The BMJ, finds that ‘ultra-processed’ foods contribute to 90% of the total added sugar in American diets.

Medical News Today: School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
The age at which a child starts school may affect their likelihood of being diagnosed with ADHD and their prescription of medication for the disorder, new research suggests.

Medical News Today: Consuming iron with green tea may lessen tea's benefits

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 08:00
Although drinking green tea is linked to many health benefits, a new study suggests that when consumed with iron, the main compound in green tea binds to it, reducing benefits.

Medical News Today: Friends with health benefits: how your pals could boost well-being

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 07:00
The potential health benefits of romantic relationships are well documented, but are friendships good for us, too? Many studies suggest so. We take a closer look.

Medical News Today: Revisiting breast density, exercise and breast cancer

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 06:00
A new study challenges commonly held views about the causative relationship between physical activity, breast density and breast cancer.

Medical News Today: HIV and hepatitis C co-infect over 2 million people worldwide

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 02:00
HIV and hepatitis C infections are major global public health problems. Now, for the first time, a study estimates 2.3 million people worldwide are infected with both viruses.

Medical News Today: Being socially active may boost late-life satisfaction and ease decline

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 02:00
Despite health problems, being socially active and having social goals - but not family goals - appears to ease the decline in well-being that people often experience late in life.

Medical News Today: Hydrolized infant formula does not prevent allergies

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 00:00
Researchers call for an overhaul of infant feeding guidelines, after finding no evidence that hydrolized formula protects against allergies.

Medical News Today: 10 Common Labor Complications

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 23:00
Learn about some of the common complications of labor that can occur, including fetal distress, excessive bleeding and placenta previa.

Medical News Today: Being overweight or short could hinder life prospects

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 23:00
People who are overweight or shorter in height are more likely than normal-weight or taller peers to have a poorer socioeconomic status, a new study reveals.

Medical News Today: Fukushima's legacy: radiation poisoning or psychosocial damage?

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 23:00
Five years have passed since Fukushima; a series of articles look at the human impact of radiation and, as importantly, the psychosocial effects of living through a disaster.