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Medical News Today: Fainting: Serious or not? New screening tool helps doctors decide

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 06:00
A new, simple screening tool promises to help emergency departments decide if a case of fainting heralds a serious condition or if the patient can go home.

Medical News Today: Why is My Skin Itchy? Examining the Causes of Itchy Skin

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 05:00
Itchy skin is a common condition. We take a look at some of the most common causes of itches, including dry skin, eczema, and allergies.

Medical News Today: Smoking cannabis with tobacco increases risk of dependence

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
A recent large-scale survey investigating cannabis use in 18 countries finds that mixing it with tobacco lessens an individuals motivation to quit.

Medical News Today: How to Deal with a Sore Throat

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about sore throats. This article looks at the causes and symptoms of a sore throat, along with home remedies and prevention tips.

Medical News Today: Flu shot in pregnancy may only protect infants for 8 weeks after birth

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00
Infants born to mothers who receive the flu vaccine in pregnancy may only be protected against the virus for the first 8 weeks of life, find researchers.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria-based supplement reduces cravings for high-calorie foods

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 08:00
A food supplement containing bacteria produced in the gut through fiber digestion has been found to reduce cravings for foods high in calories.

Medical News Today: Can eating more unsaturated fats lower risk of death?

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 07:00
Fat in the diet is typically viewed as detrimental to health. A new study, however, points to health benefits of eating more unsaturated fat.

Medical News Today: Hospitals on alert for global emergence of deadly, drug-resistant yeast infection

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 06:00
Candida auris - a multidrug-resistant, invasive yeast infection with high mortality rates - has hit nine countries, prompting fears of a global emergence.

Medical News Today: Recognizing the Signs of Multiple Sclerosis Exacerbation

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the signs of multiple sclerosis exacerbations. These relapses in symptoms vary in severity and are different from person to person.