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Medical News Today: Common virus' link to breast cancer investigated

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:00
The most common virus to infect humans - EBV - plays a role in breast cancer. New research may have uncovered the mechanisms behind this relationship.

Medical News Today: Pregnancy rates higher for women who have had tonsils, appendix removed

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:00
A new study suggests women who underwent surgical removal of the appendix or tonsils when younger are more likely to become pregnant.

Medical News Today: Worldwide obesity: Meat protein has as much effect as sugar

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 08:00
Global obesity affects more than 600 million adults over the age of 18 years. A new study reveals that protein in meat may be a contributing factor.

Medical News Today: Sexual behavior: Millennials not the 'hookup generation' after all

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 07:00
While there is widespread notion that millennials are the 'hookup' generation through dating apps like Tinder, new research shows this is not the case.

Medical News Today: How night shifts can increase cancer risk

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 06:00
Night shifts may promote cancer development by disrupting two circadian rhythm genes that also play a role in tumor suppression, researchers find.

Medical News Today: Stomach Ulcers: What are the Signs and Symptoms?

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of stomach ulcers. This article looks at the indigestion and pain caused by stomach ulcers, along with their causes.

Medical News Today: Healthcare coordination reduces fatality in STEMI heart attack patients

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 23:00
Fatality rates in patients with STEMI heart attack can be reduced, if healthcare providers work together to limit time from the cardiac event to treatment.

Medical News Today: Omega-3 improves heart damage, function after heart attack

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 23:00
Taking a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids every day may reduce heart muscle scarring and improve heart function following a heart attack, say researchers.

Medical News Today: Depression: 15 genomic regions linked with diagnosis

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have located 15 genomic regions that are associated with depression. Several of these sites are near genes involved in brain development.

Medical News Today: What are the Benefits of a Sitz Bath?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 07:00
Learn all about the uses and benefits of a sitz bath. This form of bathing could help with hemorrhoids, Bartholin's cysts, and other perianal issues.

Medical News Today: Higher BMI may not raise risk of heart attack, death, finds twin study

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 07:00
A new twin study finds a higher BMI may not increase the risk of heart attack or death, though it does raise the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Does eating meat increase risk of death?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 07:00
Eating animal protein increases risk of death, whereas eating plant-based protein is linked to a lower risk of death, suggests a new study.

Medical News Today: Breastfed preterm babies may have better IQs, working memory, motor function

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 23:00
Preterm infants fed breast milk within the first 28 days of life have better brain development and neurocognitive outcomes, finds a new study.

Medical News Today: Why do women orgasm? Study may hold the answer

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 23:00
By assessing the evolution of the female orgasm across mammalian species, researchers find it may have once played a direct role in human reproduction.

Medical News Today: Blackhead Removal: Things to Consider

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 23:00
Should you remove blackheads yourself? This article looks at blackheads and acne, as well as the available treatments, recommendations, and prevention.

Medical News Today: Antibiotic resistance: Skin infection prevention treatment helps battle 'superbugs'

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 23:00
A new therapy has been developed to prevent skin infections through open wounds in hospitals and protect against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Medical News Today: People who produce powerful HIV antibodies have specific immunological profile

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 23:00
Scientists hope that new findings about variations in HIV antibody profiles may help in the search for a successful vaccine to prevent the disease.

Medical News Today: Pharmacy on the go: Programmable device produces vaccines on demand

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:00
A device that acts as a portable pharmacy for use in remote areas of the world has been developed as a cost-effective solution for on-demand treatments.

Medical News Today: Everything You Need to Know About the Pap Smear

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the Pap smear, a screening tool to detect cervical cancer cells. This article looks at Pap smear results and what age you should have one.

Medical News Today: How a blood pressure hormone can cause weight gain

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have uncovered a mechanism by which a hormone system that controls blood pressure can also promote weight gain, causing obesity.