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Medical News Today: Keeping fit in midlife lowers stroke risk

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 23:00
Adults who have high physical fitness in middle age may be at 37 percent lower risk of stroke after the age of 65, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Brain activity differs between men and women when cooperating

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 23:00
In a cooperation task, researchers identified differences in the brain activity of men and women - even though they performed equally as well.

Medical News Today: Explosive blast survivors display unique neural damage

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 23:00
The long-term neural effects of high explosives can be debilitating. However, modern medical imaging is not capable of detecting these changes.

Medical News Today: Diet Soda and Diabetes: Things to Consider

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 23:00
Diet soda does not contain sugar, but is it good for people with diabetes? This articles gives information on diet soda, sweeteners and alternatives.

Medical News Today: New MS treatment shows promise, but experts urge caution

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 08:00
A new way of combining chemo- and stem-cell therapy benefits 23 out of 24 patients with multiple sclerosis, but it entails a risk of serious complications.

Medical News Today: Lupus raises women's risk of cervical cancer

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 07:00
Women with systemic lupus erythematosus are at double the risk of cervical dysplasia or invasive cervical cancer, a new study reveals.

Medical News Today: Air pollution is now a leading stroke risk factor

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 06:00
A new study suggests 90 percent of the global stroke burden is attributed to modifiable risk factors, and 30 percent is due to air pollution.

Medical News Today: Parkinson's connection to faulty mitochondria investigated

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 23:00
Lewy bodies, a hallmark of Parkinson's, appear to interfere with mitochondria. Interacting with this cellular process opens up new avenues of research.

Medical News Today: Living with Multiple Sclerosis: What's the Prognosis?

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 23:00
This article looks at the prognosis for multiple sclerosis, including how its symptoms impact on the lives of people with this degenerative disease.

Medical News Today: Toxoplasma infection might trigger neurodegenerative disease

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 23:00
New research reveals how infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii could trigger neurodegenerative diseases in those predisposed to the conditions.

Medical News Today: Cigarette smoking in high school at 'all-time low,' CDC report

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:00
The CDC have announced that cigarette smoking among high school students has fallen to its lowest level since 1991. Concerns remains about e-cigarette use.

Medical News Today: Acute myeloid leukemia has at least 11 different subtypes

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 07:00
A landmark study has uncovered at least 11 different subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia, each with unique genetic alterations and clinical features.

Medical News Today: Why do women have a higher stroke hospitalization risk than men?

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 06:00
Researchers have confirmed that women have a 23 percent higher risk of stroke hospitalization, and they say it is due to inadequate care, not biology.

Medical News Today: Specific UV light kills MRSA without damaging human tissue

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 23:00
UV light effectively kills bacteria, but it also damages the skin and eyes. Researchers find a specific wavelength that kills MRSA but not healthy tissue.

Medical News Today: Life Expectancy and Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need To Know

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about how multiple sclerosis can affect someone's life expectancy, as well as treatments that can help alter the long-term outlook.

Medical News Today: Major depression: Most antidepressants ineffective for children, teens

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 23:00
A review in The Lancet finds that most antidepressants offer no benefit for children and adolescents with major depression, and they may even cause harm.