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Medical News Today: Worrying about health increases heart disease risk

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 23:00
A new study looks at the consequences of health anxiety on heart health. Excessive worrying over one's health might increase the risk of heart disease.

Medical News Today: Genes for dreaming, deep sleep identified in new study

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have identified two genes in mice that control dreaming and deep sleep. The finding could yield new treatments for human sleep disorders.

Medical News Today: Smoking more hazardous for HIV patients than the virus itself

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 07:00
Smoking may reduce life expectancy for HIV patients more than the HIV itself does. Researchers call for new strategies to help people with HIV to quit.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: New imaging compound may improve earlier diagnosis

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 06:00
New compound that better identifies amyloid clumps could be used in PET scans to detect early brain changes and track treatment in Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: Gastroparesis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 05:00
What is gastroparesis and who is most at risk from developing it? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and the different treatments available.

Medical News Today: Brain volume may help diagnose dementia with Lewy bodies

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 23:00
Dementia with Lewy bodies is notoriously difficult to diagnose, making early treatment difficult. A study examining changes in brain volume may be the key.

Medical News Today: Having dinner at 2 p.m. might help lose weight

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 23:00
New study suggests having dinner very early in the afternoon, or skipping it altogether, might have positive effects on metabolism and help fight body fat.