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Medical News Today: A single energy drink could harm heart health for young adults

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 08:00
Researchers saw a rise in blood pressure and stress hormone responses among young adults just 30 minutes after they consumed one energy drink, which may raise cardiovascular risk.

Medical News Today: Will avoiding meat reduce risk of kidney cancer?

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 07:00
Eating meat cooked at high temperatures appears to increase the chance of kidney cancer, especially when combined with genetic factors.

Medical News Today: Could self-weighing be harmful for teens and young adults?

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 06:00
A new study shines a light on concerns that self-weighing may not be an innocuous behavior for young people - particularly for adolescent females.

Medical News Today: Video CPR training as effective without manikin

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 02:00
A new study suggests that video-only CPR training is cheaper and as effective as video training with a manikin in teaching families of patients at risk of cardiac arrest.

Medical News Today: Sierra Leone ends Ebola transmission

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 02:00
On Friday, after 42 days - two incubation cycles - with no new cases, WHO declared Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone has been stopped, prompting celebrations in the capital.

Medical News Today: Ride public transport to work rather than drive to improve health

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00
Riding a bus or train to work rather than driving may lower the risk of high blood pressure, overweight and diabetes, according to new research from Japan.

Medical News Today: Eating more homemade meals may lower type 2 diabetes risk

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 23:00
Eating around two homemade lunches or dinners daily may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, possibly by reducing weight gain over time, finds new research.

Medical News Today: Low awareness raises women's cardiovascular risk

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 23:00
Women run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease due to lack of awareness and sense of personal connection. They are urged to find out their risk and speak to their doctor.

Medical News Today: Cardiovascular risk falls in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 23:00
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have a high cardiovascular risk, but efforts to address them from the time of diagnosis are helping to lower the danger.

Medical News Today: Mom's favorite child more likely to be depressed

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 23:00
Adult children who perceive themselves to be emotionally closer to their mother than their siblings are more likely to have symptoms of depression, new research suggests.

Medical News Today: Sleepwalkers 'feel no pain' in accidents

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 23:00
People who sleepwalk are more likely to suffer from headaches and migraines while awake, but they may not feel pain during injuries that occur while sleepwalking, new study says.

Medical News Today: Right side of brain compensates for speech loss after stroke, study finds

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 23:00
Contrary to previous research, a new study suggests the right hemisphere of the brain does not hinder speech recovery after stroke - it helps improve it.

Medical News Today: 300 oranges' worth of vitamin C impairs cancer cells

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 08:00
The equivalent of 300 oranges' concentration of vitamin C impairs growth of KRAS- or BRAF-type colorectal cancer cells through a process of oxidization, a new study finds.

Medical News Today: Lewy body dementia: unrecognized and misdiagnosed

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 07:00
Robin Williams' widow Susan recently revealed that Lewy body dementia was responsible for her husband's death. We take an in-depth look at this common, yet unrecognized disease.

Medical News Today: Are faulty mitochondria to blame for hereditary hearing loss?

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:00
The search for genes involved in premature hearing loss successfully pins down another culprit. This time, the genetic miscreant was found within mitochondrial DNA.

Medical News Today: Reducing side effects of antibodies to fight Alzheimer's

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 02:00
Progress in using antibodies to clear plaques in Alzheimer's disease is slow because of inflammatory side effects in the brain. Now, a new study suggests a way forward.

Medical News Today: New single-tablet HIV treatment wins FDA approval

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 02:00
US regulators have approved Gilead's Genvoya - a fixed-dose combination tablet - as a complete treatment for HIV-1 infection in patients aged 12 years and older.

Medical News Today: Eye drops for cataracts a step closer with newly identified compound

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00
Researchers have identified a compound that can 'melt' protein clumps that cause cataracts. When added to eye drops, the compound restored transparency in cataract-affected lenses.

Medical News Today: Children of religious parents less generous, study suggests

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 23:00
A controversial new study suggests - contrary to popular belief - children from religious households are less generous than those from non-religious households.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria improve immune system's attack on tumors

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 23:00
Mice with higher levels of certain natural bacteria in their gut have more powerful immune reactions to tumors and fight them more vigorously, a new study shows.