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Medical News Today: Hearts age differently in men and women

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 02:00
Research comparing MRI scans taken 10 years apart reveals that men's and women's hearts change differently over time; for instance, men's tend to get heavier and hold less blood.

Medical News Today: AAP: abstain from alcohol during pregnancy

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00
The American Academy of Pediatrics insist that no alcohol should be consumed during pregnancy in order to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Medical News Today: 15 weeks pregnant: your pregnancy week by week

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 23:00
What is happening in week 15 of your pregnancy? Your baby is now the size of a navel orange and is developing its ability to breathe.

Medical News Today: Leukemia cells can kill each other, study finds

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 23:00
Scientists have stumbled upon a way to make leukemia cells kill each other, through the application of antibodies. In lab conditions, 15% of cells were killed in 24 hours.

Medical News Today: Number of moles on right arm could predict risk of deadly skin cancer

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 23:00
Researchers suggests the risk of melanoma skin cancer may be predicted by the number of moles a person has on their right arm - a finding they say could be useful for doctors.

Medical News Today: Food allergy prevention: should we give infants peanuts?

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 08:00
Though previous guidelines recommended delaying the introduction of potentially allergenic foods to infants, a new review suggests the earlier, the better, to prevent allergy.

Medical News Today: People in vegetative state may be able to respond

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 07:00
Scientists have discovered where the blockage lies that prevents people who are aware - but in a vegetative state - from responding.

Medical News Today: Preterm birth may weaken babies' brain connections

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 06:00
Babies who are born prematurely may experience weaker connections in brain networks linked to attention, communication and emotion, a new study suggests.