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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.

Medical News Today: Unused dental surgery prescriptions may help fuel opioid epidemic

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 06:00
Study suggests half of opioids prescribed to dental surgery patients go unused, creating a surplus that may contribute to the opioid epidemic.

Medical News Today: Anticellulite Creams: Are They Worth Your Money?

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 23:00
The idea of being able to reduce cellulite with an over-the-counter cream is an attractive one, but do they work? Find out about them and other treatments.

Medical News Today: Long-term alcohol dependence affects cognitive abilities

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 23:00
New evidence shows that long-term alcohol dependence can significantly disrupt a range of specific cognitive abilities, particularly as we age.

Medical News Today: Existence of exercise-induced muscle memory challenged

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 23:00
While there are many differences in gene expression after regular exercise training, researchers have found no evidence of training-induced muscle memory.

Medical News Today: Curiosity about cigarettes, cigars falling among students

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 08:00
The percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.

Medical News Today: Oxytocin may intensify spiritual beliefs

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 07:00
It is widely known as the 'love hormone' due to its role in social bonding, but new research suggests oxytocin may also play a role in spiritual beliefs.

Medical News Today: Cancer: Shutting down fat synthesis in cancer cells stunts tumor growth

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 06:00
Using an enzyme-blocking molecule that shuts down fat synthesis in cancer cells, researchers stunt tumor growth in transplanted cells and animal models.

Medical News Today: 7 Natural Diuretics to Eat and Drink

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 23:00
Diuretics are a useful treatment for high blood pressure and other conditions. Learn about seven natural diuretics and their considerations here.