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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.

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: Protein that controls cell energy production a disease driver

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 06:00
Scientists identify TRAP1 - a protein that regulates energy production in cells - as a driver of prostate cancer and a potential target for treatment.

Medical News Today: Does Cancer Cause Night Sweats?

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 05:00
Learn about excessive sweating in male and female cancer patients and what treatments are available. Also learn about other causes of night sweats.

Medical News Today: High-dose statins may help CVD patients live longer

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
Despite previous conflicting messages from healthcare professionals, new research suggests statins are beneficial for cardiovascular patients.

Medical News Today: Prostate Exam: How is it Done and Who Should Have One?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
What is the prostate gland and what is the prostate exam? Learn about the different tests commonly used to examine the prostate and why they are used.

Medical News Today: Alcohol damage to fetus measured by new blood test

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:00
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders include physical and mental disabilities. New research finds a way to predict the extent of the damage at an early stage.