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Medical News Today: Smell test for Alzheimer's diagnosis steps closer

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 23:00
Researchers reveal how a smell test significantly boosted the accuracy of diagnosis for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms in Women

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 23:00
Bipolar disorder affects both men and women, but women are more likely to experience bipolar II, and their symptoms may be different. Find out more.

Medical News Today: Stem cell 'mini-brain' very similar to real brain, study finds

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 23:00
New research examines how 'functionally realistic' 3-D models of human brains are. The study investigates genetic and epigenetic features.

Medical News Today: Christmas weight gain can persist for months

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 23:00
Researchers find that Americans gain around 0.6 kilograms over Christmas, and up to half of this excess weight is likely to remain for the summer months.

Medical News Today: Guttate Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 23:00
Psoriasis is a common skin condition, but what is guttate psoriasis? Learn about the triggers of guttate psoriasis, its diagnosis, and similar conditions.

Medical News Today: New study explains how low-dose aspirin may prevent cancer

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 23:00
Previous research has suggested that a small dose of aspirin may help prevent cancer. A new study explains why this may be true, outlining key mechanisms.

Medical News Today: Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die, study shows

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 23:00
A new study investigates whether patient outcomes differ with the gender of the physician. Researchers examine mortality and hospital readmission rates.

Medical News Today: Past kidney injury may raise risk of poor pregnancy outcomes

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 07:00
Women with a history of acute injury may be at greater risk of preeclampsia, early birth, and other pregnancy complications, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Cardiac deaths rise over Christmas period

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 06:00
Study of New Zealand data confirms prior research with American data that heart-related deaths rise at Christmas, suggesting cold weather is not a reason.

Medical News Today: COPD vs. Emphysema: What's the Difference?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 23:00
What is COPD and what is emphysema? Learn about their causes and symptoms, when to see a doctor, how they are treated, and tips to manage them at home.

Medical News Today: Scientists use stem cells to restore testosterone

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have used stem cells to create testosterone-producing cells in rodents. This may provide an alternative to hormone replacement therapy.

Medical News Today: Dr. Mom: How do female doctors balance family during holidays?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 07:00
To help get into the festive spirit, MNT have spoken with two female physicians about the challenges and rewards of working during the holidays.

Medical News Today: New blood test for prion disease looks promising

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 06:00
A new biochemical test that detects prions in blood shows promise for early, pre-symptom diagnosis of vCJD and improving safety of blood supply.

Medical News Today: Medical News Today: 2016 GP year in review

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 23:00
Has the general practitioner's practice been better, worse, or about the same over the past year? MNT report on our top stories of 2016 for GPs.

Medical News Today: CNS Depression: Symptoms and Treatment

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 23:00
What is CNS depression and how common is it? What are the symptoms of CNS depression, how is it diagnosed, and what treatments are available?

Medical News Today: Going dry for January? How reducing alcohol intake can benefit health

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 07:00
Are you thinking about cutting back on the liquor in 2017? We look at the effects of drinking and how reducing alcohol intake can benefit health.

Medical News Today: MRSA linked to outsourced cleaning in NHS hospitals

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 06:00
A study of NHS hospitals suggests those that employ private cleaners have higher rates of the superbug MRSA, which can cause life-threatening infection.

Medical News Today: What You Need to Know About Egg Freezing

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 23:00
A woman's eggs can be frozen for use in future pregnancies through IVF or for donation. Find out what is involved in egg freezing, including the costs.

Medical News Today: Tumor DNA fragments help predict ovarian cancer outcomes

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 23:00
A new study finds that levels of circulating tumor DNA could act as a more reliable marker for ovarian cancer and help predict outcomes.

Medical News Today: Light therapy 'a huge leap forward' for early prostate cancer treatment

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 07:00
In a new study, a novel light therapy called VTP led to complete remission in almost half of men with early localized prostate cancer.