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Medical News Today: How Can I Help Someone with Depression?

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 05:00
Learn how to tell if someone is depressed and how to talk to them. What are the treatments for depression and what can be done if someone is suicidal?

Medical News Today: Depression and Divorce: What's the Connection?

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 23:00
How can one person's depression affect their partner and what are the symptoms? Learn how to deal with depression in a relationship and post-divorce.

Medical News Today: Marijuana use may temporarily weaken heart muscle

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 23:00
A new study links the use of marijuana to stress cardiomyopathy, a rare heart malfunction that has the same symptoms as a heart attack.

Medical News Today: Moderate drinking may benefit 'good' cholesterol levels

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find moderate alcohol intake - especially intake of beer and hard liquor - may slow the decline of 'good' low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Medical News Today: Is It Shingles? Pictures and Symptoms

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 23:00
Learn how to tell the difference between shingles and other skin conditions. Also learn about the causes, risk factors, and treatment of shingles.

Medical News Today: Pain sensors are specialized for specific types of pain, study finds

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 23:00
Pain-sensing neurons were believed to be receptive to all kinds of pain, but new research suggests pain sensors are specialized for specific sensations.

Medical News Today: Statins could cut death risk by a third for some arthritis patients

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find statins could lower the risk of death for patients with psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis by reducing inflammation.

Medical News Today: What Does Depression Feel Like?

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 05:00
Learn about depression for men and women and when a health specialist should be consulted. What are the common symptoms and risk factors of depression?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer Dimpling: Causes and Treatment

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 23:00
What are the symptoms of breast cancer and what are the causes of breast dimpling? Learn how to find dimpling of the skin and how it is treated.

Medical News Today: Trauma affects girls and boys brains differently

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 23:00
New research shows that trauma affects the brains of girls and boys in opposite ways. Scientists hope the findings will lead to better treatments for PTSD.

Medical News Today: How marijuana causes memory loss

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find chemicals in marijuana called cannabinoids activate specific receptors in mitochondrial cells of the hippocampus to cause memory loss.

Medical News Today: Constipation may be a risk factor for kidney disease

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 08:00
A new study examines the link between kidney disease and constipation. The common gastrointestinal problem might affect kidney health through gut bacteria.

Medical News Today: Probiotics may boost learning, memory for Alzheimer's patients

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 07:00
Researchers found people with Alzheimer's who consumed probiotics every day for 12 weeks showed improvements in cognitive functioning.

Medical News Today: Improved TB treatment steps closer as target for new antibiotics identified

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 06:00
Improved treatments for TB and other resistant infections may lie in developing new antibiotics that attack a previously untargeted bacterial enzyme.

Medical News Today: Vomiting Blood: Causes and What to Do

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 05:00
Learn about the causes of vomiting blood and the symptoms that may accompany it. How is a cause be diagnosed and what treatment is available?

Medical News Today: Ways to Induce Labor: Medical and Natural Options

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 23:00
Why might some pregnancies need to be induced and how is this achieved? Learn about the natural ways that may be used to induce labour.

Medical News Today: How should you introduce peanuts to your child?

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 23:00
Food allergies can be serious and even life-threatening. Introducing peanuts into your child's diet is nerve-wracking. New guidelines offer assistance.

Medical News Today: Childhood flu, birth year predicts immunity in adulthood

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 23:00
New research suggests our birth year and the virus we were exposed to as children can help predict how we would cope in the event of a new flu pandemic.

Medical News Today: Vitamin D may increase survival for breast cancer patients

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 08:00
A new study examines the levels of vitamin D in the blood of patients at the time of breast cancer diagnosis and correlates it with survival rates.

Medical News Today: Licorice may lower sex hormone production, reduce fertility

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 07:00
A preliminary study found that a compound in licorice called isoliquiritigenin reduced the production of sex hormones in ovarian follicles of mice.