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Medical News Today: Finding it hard to quit smoking? It may be down to your brain wiring

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 23:00
In a new study, smokers who successfully quit the habit showed greater connectivity between brain regions linked to cravings and motor control than those who failed to quit.

Medical News Today: FDA propose to lift ban on blood donation for gay, bisexual men

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 07:00
The FDA have issued draft guidelines stating that gay and bisexual men should be allowed to donate blood, providing they have not had sex with another man in the last 12 months.

Medical News Today: New evidence that MRI may help predict breast cancer in some women

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 07:00
Magnetic resonance imaging is already used in breast cancer screening, but a new study suggests that an MRI imaging feature may have a significant link to breast cancer risk.

Medical News Today: Extra nuts or oil with Mediterranean diet could protect memory

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:00
A new study suggests that supplementing the Mediterranean diet with extra helpings of mixed nuts or extra virgin olive oil was improved cognitive function in older adults.