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Medical News Today: Keep moving to halve the risk of Alzheimer's

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 22:00
Put on your dancing shoes. Any kind of exercise appears to boost brain volume and decrease the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease, says a new study.

Medical News Today: Salt could lead to weight gain by driving fatty food intake

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 22:00
Two new studies suggest salt may lead us to overeat by interrupting the biological mechanisms that tell us when we are full. As such, too much salt could lead to weight gain.

Medical News Today: Children reap the benefits of video games

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 23:00
Contrary to popular fears, video games appear to promote mental health and cognitive and social skills in young children, says a new report.

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea may drive tumor growth by promoting blood vessel formation

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 23:00
In a mouse study, researchers found intermittent hypoxia - oxygen deficiency that occurs with sleep apnea - may boost cancer growth by promoting blood vessel formation in tumors.

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities?

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have pinpointed a 'good bacterium' that reduces acidity and fights 'bad bacteria' in the mouth, potentially paving the way for a probiotic remedy to prevent caries.

Medical News Today: Cancer breakthrough? Drug combo eradicated breast cancer tumors in 11 days

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 07:00
A cancer drug duo eliminated tumors for some women with HER2-positive breast cancer in only 11 days, while others saw a significant reduction in tumor size, new research reveals.