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Medical News Today: Recognizing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. This article also looks at different types of MS and whether symptoms differ for men and women.

Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats 'benefits weight as much as low-fat diet'

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 23:00
Researchers suggest a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetable fats is comparable to a low-fat diet when it comes to weight loss and waist circumference.

Medical News Today: Green tea compound could help treat Down syndrome

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 08:00
Researchers suggest a compound in green tea called epigallocatechin gallate may improve cognitive function for people with Down syndrome.

Medical News Today: Obesity rates increasing in women but not men

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 07:00
A recent study of obesity in the United States reveals that rates of obesity in women rose between 2005 and 2014, while remaining the same for men.

Medical News Today: Moving houses in childhood increases suicide, death risk

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 06:00
A new study shows a link between moving houses in childhood and adverse health and well-being outcomes, with adolescents at particular risk.

Medical News Today: Recurrent C. diff infection reduced for high-risk patients in new trials

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 23:00
An analysis presented at Digestive Diseases Week in San Diego, CA, shows bezlotoxumab reduces rates of recurrent C. diff infection in high-risk patients.

Medical News Today: Diabetes Symptoms and Warning Signs in Women

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the symptoms of diabetes experienced by women with this article, including how the disease may affect pregnancy and the menopause.

Medical News Today: Many travelers are putting their sexual health at risk

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 23:00
Two new studies find that a high number of adults engage in sex with new partners while traveling abroad, but few of them do so safely.

Medical News Today: Do picture warnings on cigarettes increase quit attempts?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 08:00
Compared with text-only warnings, pictorial warnings on cigarette packages are more likely to encourage smokers to quit, new research shows.

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.

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