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Medical News Today: E-cigarettes may increase cardiovascular risk

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 07:00
New research investigates the link between regular electronic cigarette use and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy individuals.

Medical News Today: Large studies identify new risk genes for ulcerative colitis and IBD

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 06:00
A large study of thousands of genomes finds 25 new genes linked to higher risk of IBD and another finds a gene that doubles the risk of ulcerative colitis.

Medical News Today: Key Facts and Common Myths About COPD

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 05:00
In this article, learn about 10 key facts and myths about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These include the topics of smoking, gender, and genetics.

Medical News Today: How to Get Water Out of Your Ear: Six Easy Methods

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:00
Water commonly gets trapped in the ears after swimming or bathing, but how can a person get the water out? Can people prevent water from becoming trapped?

Medical News Today: Poor sleep contributes to poor sexual satisfaction

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:00
A new study investigates the link between sleep duration, sleep quality, and the levels of sexual satisfaction among postmenopausal women.

Medical News Today: Breakthrough technology enables communication in late-stage ALS

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:00
A brain-computer interface has been found to enable people in a completely locked-in state in the late stages of ALS to communicate meaningfully.

Medical News Today: Low levels of glucose in the brain may trigger Alzheimer's

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:00
New research uses mice to show how glucose deprivation leads to neural tangles typical of Alzheimer's disease, triggering cognitive and memory impairment.

Medical News Today: Coffee and calories: How do your add-ins add up?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 07:00
New study finds that most coffee drinkers put sugar, cream, and other calorie-laden additives in their beverage, which may take its toll on the waistline.

Medical News Today: Could physical activity protect children from depression?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:00
Evidence shows that physically active adults and teens are less likely to develop depression. Now, a new study suggests the same may be true of children.

Medical News Today: Emu Oil: Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 05:00
What is emu oil, what is it used for, and does it have health benefits? How does emu oil work and are there any side effects, risks, or considerations?

Medical News Today: Adjuvant Therapy: What You Need to Know

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 23:00
What is adjuvant therapy, what are the different types of adjuvant therapy available, and who is adjuvant therapy for? Are there any alternatives?

Medical News Today: People with HIV more likely to develop diabetes, study finds

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 23:00
A new study suggests the diabetes prevalence is much higher among HIV-positive individuals than the general population, even when obesity is not present.

Medical News Today: Regular meal patterns may protect against heart disease

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 23:00
A new statement released by the American Heart Association finds that planning and timing meals and snacks may help reduce heart disease risk.

Medical News Today: High blood pressure: More than 100 new genetic risk regions uncovered

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 08:00
Researchers have discovered 107 genetic regions associated with high blood pressure, which they say could lead to new treatments for the condition.

Medical News Today: Brain-stimulating activities reduce risk of cognitive impairment in seniors

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 07:00
New research investigates whether activities such as using the computer or playing games can impact the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment.

Medical News Today: Premature birth risk linked to bacteria in vagina and cervix

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 06:00
A new study finds that the risk of a pregnant woman giving birth prematurely may be linked to the type of microbiota in her vagina and cervix.

Medical News Today: Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 05:00
Can a diet change and other lifestyle changes help reduce discomfort caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Learn about other natural remedies that may help.

Medical News Today: ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 23:00
What age are children diagnosed with ADHD and is there evidence that it can be diagnosed in toddlers? What is the outlook for a child who is diagnosed?

Medical News Today: Women with noninvasive breast cancer live as long as other women

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 23:00
Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ have a slightly higher risk of dying from breast cancer, but a significantly lower all-mortality risk.

Medical News Today: Anti-inflammatory diet reduces bone loss, hip fracture risk in women

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 23:00
A diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts appears to reduce the risk of bone loss and hip fracture among postmenopausal women.