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Medical News Today: Heavy lifting, shift work may negatively impact women's fertility

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 23:00
Women who regularly lift heavy objects at work and work non-daytime shift patterns may experience decreased fertility, suggests new research.

Medical News Today: High-risk breast cancer patients fail to receive genetic testing

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 07:00
A new survey shows an insufficient number of high-risk breast cancer patients receive genetic testing and counseling, even though they want it.

Medical News Today: E-cigarettes safer alternative to smoking combustible cigarettes, study confirms

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 06:00
Study found smokers who switched to e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement for 6 months had much lower carcinogen and toxin levels than those who did not.

Medical News Today: Diet Tips for COPD

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 05:00
Learn about the diet do’s and don’ts for people with COPD, including healthful foods, size and frequency of meals, and supplements to aid digestion.

Medical News Today: What Does a Coffee Enema Do?

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 23:00
In this article, learn what a coffee enema is and what evidence is available for and against its use. What are the steps involved?

Medical News Today: Male contraceptive proves effective as alternative to vasectomy

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 23:00
A new trial in adult rhesus monkeys tests the effectiveness of Vasalgel - a non-hormonal gel developed as a long-term form of male contraception.

Medical News Today: Groundbreaking gene therapy restores hearing, balance

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 23:00
Improved gene therapy penetrates inner ear and restores hearing and balance in genetically deaf mice, finds Boston's Children's Hospital researchers.

Medical News Today: Is licorice intake during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring?

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 07:00
Researchers have associated high licorice intake in pregnancy with the development of poorer memory and ADHD-like behaviors in offspring.

Medical News Today: 'Helper cells' can turn toxic in brain injury and diseases

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 06:00
Astrocytes induced by central nervous system injury and disease normally help repair damage. Now, a study finds some can turn rogue and kill cells instead.

Medical News Today: Fibromyalgia Flares: Warning Signs and Treatments

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 05:00
What is a fibromyalgia flare-up and what are the potential flare-up triggers? Learn about the symptoms of fibromyalgia and tips for avoiding flare-ups.

Medical News Today: Fibromyalgia and Itching: Causes and Treatment

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 23:00
How does fibromyalgia relate to itching and is itching mentioned in the diagnosis criteria? What may cause the itching and which treatments will help?

Medical News Today: Using NSAIDs during a cold may increase heart attack risk

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 23:00
Taking NSAIDs during acute respiratory infections such as a cold or flu may increase the risk of heart attack, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Childhood cancer treatment may hinder later-life sexual relationships

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 23:00
Researchers have found that high-intensity neurotoxic cancer treatment in childhood may lead to psychosexual impairment later in life.

Medical News Today: Symptoms and Signs of MS in Women

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 05:00
Learn about the symptoms of multiple sclerosis that are specific to women. What are the causes and possible risk factors of MS for women?

Medical News Today: Brain Tumor: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
In this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?

Medical News Today: Visual evidence shows brain 'resetting' during sleep

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
Images from sleep research show how the brain resets during sleep. Synapses grow with daytime stimulation and shrink by nearly 20 percent during sleep.

Medical News Today: Insect-derived hormone could prevent preterm labor

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:00
Researchers managed to isolate a hormone from the black garden ant, replicate it synthetically, and test its effect on uterine contractions.

Medical News Today: Exacerbation of COPD: Causes, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 05:00
What is a COPD exacerbation and what are the main causes? Learn about what the symptoms are and what is suggested to try to prevent COPD.

Medical News Today: Hammer Toe: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 23:00
What is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook.

Medical News Today: Childhood pets surpass siblings for relationship satisfaction

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 23:00
Children may be more likely to have a satisfying, less conflicting relationship with their pets than with their siblings, a new study finds.