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Medical News Today: Children born late seem to score better on cognitive tests

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 07:00
Children born late, at 41 weeks of gestation, may have a higher level of cognitive functioning overall but a greater chance of physical problems.

Medical News Today: Stroke patients able to walk again after stem cell transplant

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 06:00
Stem cell transplantation restored the motor function of stroke patients in a new clinical trial, with some patients even regaining the ability to walk.

Medical News Today: Masculinity perceptions higher for men who wear deodorant

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 23:00
A new study suggests a man who is viewed as having low levels of masculinity can change such perceptions just by applying deodorant.

Medical News Today: Anxiety disorders 'most common among women and young adults'

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 23:00
A review of studies on anxiety disorders across the world has found that women, young adults, and people with other conditions are at the greatest risk.

Medical News Today: Stroke severity worse for shift workers

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 23:00
Shift work is known to disrupt the internal body clock. New research suggests this can worsen stroke outcomes, particularly for male shift workers.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer treatment: blocking key protein that protects tumors

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 23:00
Researchers show that the protein CXCR2 helps pancreatic cancer evade and then exploit the immune system, and blocking it stops tumors spreading in mice.

Medical News Today: Preterm labor prediction from model of electrical activity in contractions

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 23:00
A mathematical model that replicates electrical activity in the uterus during a contraction could one day help predict if a woman's labor will be preterm.

Medical News Today: Quitting smoking? Get help from your menstrual cycle

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 23:00
Giving up nicotine is a difficult task. New research shows that, for female smokers, quitting in sync with their menstrual cycle might help.

Medical News Today: Cystic fibrosis patients may benefit from repurposed approved drug

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 08:00
Study finds drug approved to treat metabolic acidosis intravenously might serve as an aerosol to reduce airway surface liquid acidity in cystic fibrosis.

Medical News Today: Could dietary fiber be key to successful aging?

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 07:00
A study that followed older adults finds those whose diet had the most fiber had the best odds of remaining disease- and disability-free 10 years later.

Medical News Today: Handheld device detects heart attacks with one drop of blood

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 06:00
A new device dramatically reduces the time physicians take to diagnose heart attacks by detecting proteins in the blood stream following a heart attack.

Medical News Today: Common Causes of Severe Knee Pain

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 23:00
What are the most common causes of severe knee pain? This article examines a number of them, including trauma and tissue disorders such as arthritis.

Medical News Today: Brain enzyme could prevent Alzheimer's, neurodegenerative disease

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 23:00
A brain enzyme that protects against oxidative stress may also protect against protein clump formation - a key player in neurodegenerative disease.

Medical News Today: American cancer survivors now number 15.5 million

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 23:00
As the population ages and cancer treatment improves, the number of survivors skyrockets. Are current medical and psychological support networks adequate?

Medical News Today: Undiagnosed dementia may be putting older adults' safety at risk

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 08:00
Adults who have dementia but who have not been formally diagnosed are more likely to engage in potentially unsafe activities than those with a diagnosis.

Medical News Today: Are my feet killing me?

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 07:00
If something goes wrong with the feet, it is often a sign of a more serious problem. Find out what your feet say about the health of the rest of your body.

Medical News Today: 'Some forms of MS are inherited,' study shows

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 06:00
A new study uncovers a genetic mutation that causes multiple sclerosis, removing doubts that certain forms of the disease are inherited.

Medical News Today: Know the Warning Signs: Early Symptoms of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 23:00
Find out all you need to know about the early symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee, as well as what can be done to treat this condition.

Medical News Today: Are migraines and estrogen fluctuations linked?

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 23:00
Women are more likely to experience migraines than men. Recent research shows that changes in estrogen levels might be one of the reasons why.

Medical News Today: Stress-induced brain damage could be prevented with experimental drug

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 23:00
New research shows how stress causes brain changes that might trigger anxiety and depression. It also proposes a way to prevent such changes.