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Medical News Today: HIV vaccine steps closer with new insights into broadly neutralizing antibodies

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 06:00
Scientists discover three factors common to HIV-infected people with broadly neutralizing antibodies that may be useful for vaccine development.

Medical News Today: What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 06:00
Learn about what it feels like to have high blood sugar levels and the symptoms that they cause. This article also looks at treatment and prevention.

Medical News Today: Respiratory Acidosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:00
Respiratory acidosis develops when air exhaled out of the lungs does not adequately exchange the carbon dioxide formed in the body for the inhaled oxygen.

Medical News Today: Roller coasters could help pass kidney stones

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:00
Using a 3-D-printed kidney model, researchers found riding on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Walt Disney World could help pass small kidney stones.

Medical News Today: Region of body fat affects heart disease risk

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:00
People who carry excess belly fat face an increased risk of heart disease, compared with people who have fat elsewhere, new research finds

Medical News Today: High-zinc diet may raise risk of C. difficile infection

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 08:00
Too much zinc in the diet may alter gut microbiota, increasing susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infection, especially for those using antibiotics.

Medical News Today: Morning sickness linked to lower risk of pregnancy loss

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 07:00
Although morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.

Medical News Today: Heart disease: Genetic risk score may help earlier prediction

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 06:00
Study shows how using genetic risk scores - from DNA profiles - improves prediction of coronary heart disease relative to traditional clinical risk scores.

Medical News Today: Sauna: What are the Health Benefits?

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 05:00
Saunas have been used for hundreds of years, and spending time in a sauna can feel good. Learn about further health benefits to be had beyond relaxation.

Medical News Today: Alopecia: Hair growth restored with new drug

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:00
Clinical trials conducted by Columbia University Medical Center find that JAK inhibitors may trigger hair regrowth in people with alopecia areata.

Medical News Today: Hormonal Acne: Causes, Types, and Treatment

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:00
Acne is sometimes called hormonal acne because of how the skin problem develops in response to hormonal changes. Learn about its treatment and symptoms.

Medical News Today: Preterm, low-birth-weight babies more likely for women with hearing loss

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:00
Hearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.

Medical News Today: Inflammation turns mitochondria into toxic factories

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 23:00
Researchers discover how macrophages stop mitochondria from producing energy and coerce them into producing harmful products during inflammation.

Medical News Today: Nicotine has the potential to prevent brain aging, study suggests

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 23:00
The addictive chemical nicotine may have a positive role in the brain; researchers suggest it could protect against age-related neurodegeneration.

Medical News Today: Depression After Abortion: Understanding and Coping

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 23:00
Having an abortion may be followed by feelings of grief, loss, or regret, which could lead to a type of depression. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

Medical News Today: Antidepressant success affected by environmental conditions

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:00
Researchers reveal why antidepressants work in some patients but not others. Their findings show antidepressant effectiveness may depend on environment.

Medical News Today: Hormone changes during menstrual cycle alter problem-solving strategies

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:00
Research demonstrates that women's problem solving ability is not altered by hormone fluctuations, but it is handled by different parts of the brain.

Medical News Today: Hookworm Infection: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:00
Hookworm is an intestinal parasite that is the cause of millions of infections worldwide. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of these infections here.

Medical News Today: City design, transport may reduce global burden of disease and injury

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:00
Researchers reveal how changes to city design and transport across the globe could reduce the burden of road accidents, CVD, and type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: ALS could be prevented with technique that halts protein clumping

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 07:00
SOD1 gene mutations form protein clumps, leading to motor neuron degeneration in ALS, but researchers may have found a way to halt this process.