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Medical News Today: Is prolonged rest the best medicine for concussion?

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 06:00
Although strict rest - sometimes for several days, in a darkened room - is standard care for concussed patients, a new study suggests it may actually impede recovery.

Medical News Today: Menstrual cycle may influence women's ability to quit smoking

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 02:00
Research on cigarette craving found hormone levels in women - which fluctuate with menstrual cycle and affect craving-linked brain circuits - could be a factor in withdrawal.

Medical News Today: US lifts Ebola screening for travelers from Mali

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 02:00
From January 6th, travelers from Mali will no longer be screened for Ebola when entering the US, nor will their entry be restricted to designated airports, say federal agencies.

Medical News Today: Eat more whole grains to reduce CVD, total mortality risk

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 23:00
Every 28 g of whole grains consumed may reduce total mortality risk by 5% and CVD mortality risk by 9%, according to the results of a new study.

Medical News Today: Neurodegenerative diseases 'may increase risk for criminal behavior'

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have examined criminal behavior in patients with dementing neurodegenerative diseases and found that some increase risk for individuals committing certain crimes.

Medical News Today: Rotating night shift work linked to all-cause, CVD and lung cancer mortality

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 07:00
A new study finds women who work rotating night shifts for more than 5 years may be at higher risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality.

Medical News Today: Female mice lifespan reduced by fructose-glucose mixture

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 07:00
A recent mouse study has found that consumption of a fructose-glucose mixture, found in high-fructose corn syrup, led to reduced lifespan and reproduction in female mice.

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