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Medical News Today: Butter not significantly linked to ill health, says study

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 07:00
Saturated fats are bad for us, but maybe not in every case. Butter, it seems, may not increase the risk of CVD and may protect against diabetes.

Medical News Today: Brain tumors: Researchers hail soluble asprin as potential breakthrough

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 06:00
A soluble liquid aspirin that crosses the blood-brain barrier is ten times stronger than current drugs at treating brain tumors, say lab tests.

Medical News Today: HIV: What are the Symptoms?

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 05:00
Learn about the signs and symptoms of HIV. This article looks at the symptoms of the HIV and AIDS, and how they change over the different stages.

Medical News Today: Diabetes risk increased for men who get too much, too little sleep

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 23:00
Men who sleep more or less than the average 7 hours each night may be at higher risk of developing diabetes, according to new research.

Medical News Today: Lou Gehrig's: Safety of stem cell treatment investigated

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 23:00
Stem cell research may offer a glimmer of hope for the future treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease. A new study examines its safety in humans.

Medical News Today: Coping with Chronic Knee Pain

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 23:00
This article examines the causes of chronic knee pain, along with some of the ways people can treat and prevent long-lasting pain in the knees.

Medical News Today: E-cigarettes might lead to oral disease, study suggests

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 08:00
Researchers find e-cigarette vapor contains toxic substances and nanoparticles that destroy cells in the mouth, which could raise the risk of oral disease.

Medical News Today: Cannibalism: A health warning

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00
For many reasons, cannibalism is unanimously frowned upon in the Western world. But, aside from the ethics, is eating human flesh bad for your health?

Medical News Today: Aloe vera should be investigated as diabetes treatment, study says

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 06:00
An analysis of studies of people with diabetes and pre-diabetes shows use of oral aloe vera reduces fasting blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c.

Medical News Today: List of Medications Available for Diabetes

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 05:00
This articles lists the wide range of medications available to people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The list includes different types of insulin.

Medical News Today: Obesity and multiple sclerosis: Is there a causal relationship?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
A new study shows that genetically elevated BMI is linked with risk of MS, 'providing evidence for a causal role for obesity in MS etiology.'

Medical News Today: TBI: Noninvasive drug delivery method could treat brain tissue damage

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
Researchers reveal how a peptide made up of four amino acids could deliver drugs to the brain intravenously and repair TBI-related brain tissue damage.

Medical News Today: Simple Home Remedies for Knee Pain

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
This article looks at a number of simple remedies that people can try at home to relieve knee pain. These include strengthening exercises and dieting.

Medical News Today: Zika infection lingers longer in pregnancy, monkey study finds

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 08:00
Scientists studying Zika virus infection in monkeys find one infection protects against future infection, but it takes much longer to clear in pregnancy.

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Could altered gut bacteria be a cause?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that people with chronic fatigue syndrome have an altered gut microbiome, which may shed light on the cause of the elusive condition.

Medical News Today: Foot wrap shows promise as drug-free option to treat restless legs syndrome

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 06:00
A pilot study shows a foot wrap that applies pressure, causing the brain to relax muscles, is 1.4 times more effective than a standard drug treatment.

Medical News Today: Why Do I Get Knee Pain When Climbing Stairs but not When Running?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 05:00
Why does climbing stairs cause knee pain while other activities do not? This article looks at a condition called chondrolamacia that causes this knee pain.

Medical News Today: Axial spondyloarthritis: Patients see sustained benefit with certolizumab pegol

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who were treated with certolizumab pegol have shown rapid improvements in signs and symptoms, researchers report.

Medical News Today: Borderline Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
Borderline diabetes, known as prediabetes, is a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Parkinson's disease: New protein discovery could fuel new treatments

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
In mice, researchers found that increasing activity of a protein called c-Abl led to Parkinson's disease, suggesting that blocking c-Abl could prevent it.