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Medical News Today: Outreach invitations boost HCC screening in cirrhosis patients

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 02:00
New research presented at a conference in Paris suggests outreach interventions may increase screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis.

Medical News Today: World's first 3D-printed ribs given to cancer patient

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 00:00
As the use of 3D technology gains pace in the clinical context, a new sternum and ribs have been created for a cancer patient in Spain.

Medical News Today: What is cord blood banking?

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 23:00
Cord blood banking involves collecting blood left in your newborn baby's umbilical cord and placenta and storing it for future medical use to possibly help treat illness.

Medical News Today: Mindfulness meditation linked to false memory recall

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 23:00
Researchers suggest just 15 minutes of mindfulness meditation may impair the ability to correctly distinguish between the recall of real and imagined experiences.

Medical News Today: Prolonged sitting linked to increased risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 23:00
A link has been established between sedentary behavior and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, regardless of whether person does a high level of moderate to vigorous exercise.

Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet with olive oil linked to reduced risk of breast cancer

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 08:00
A study in Spain cautiously suggests that a Mediterranean diet with olive oil may help prevent breast cancer, compared with a low-fat diet.

Medical News Today: Robotic hand provides paralyzed man with 'near-natural' sense of touch

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 07:00
A robotic hand connected to the sensory and motor cortexes of the brain has allowed a 28-year-old paralyzed man to detect sense of touch with almost 100% accuracy.

Medical News Today: Link established between marijuana and prediabetes

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 06:00
New research from the University of Minnesota has established a ink between the lifelong or current use of marijuana and the development of prediabetes.

Medical News Today: Scientists uncover bacterial mechanism that links gum disease to heart disease

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 02:00
A new study shows how a bacterium involved in gum disease alters gene expression to increase the inflammation and plaque formation that leads to hardening of heart arteries.

Medical News Today: Hopping for 2 minutes a day may reduce risk of hip fracture

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 02:00
Our bones thin with age, and this is linked to higher fracture risk. Now, a new study shows hopping for 2 minutes a day may reduce the risk of hip fracture by raising bone density.

Medical News Today: Diet beverage drinkers make up the calories by snacking on unhealthy foods

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 00:00
People who drink diet beverages are likely to compensate for their perceived loss of calories by eating more discretionary foods such as cookies and ice cream.

Medical News Today: Awareness about cancer can double survival rates

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 23:00
A recent study shows that the better informed working patients are about their cancer, the greater their chances of coping and having a good outcome.

Medical News Today: How to breastfeed your baby

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 23:00
Learn the best way to breastfeed your baby comfortably with tips on obtaining a good latch, how to avoid pain and the best positions for successful breastfeeding.

Medical News Today: New research could lead breast, ovarian cancer prevention strategies away from surgery

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 23:00
One study identifies a molecule that could potentially reduce breast cancer risk, while in another, a team develops a mouse model in which to study new ways of preventing cancer.

Medical News Today: Gut microbes determine what diet is best for you

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 00:00
With a new mathematical model, researchers are able to explain how different levels of diversity in gut microbes lead to different responses to diets.

Medical News Today: Could eating vegetables reduce breast cancer risk?

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 23:00
Recent research suggests that luteolin, found naturally in some vegetables, could help counter the breast cancer-causing effects of combined hormone replacement therapy.

Medical News Today: Red wine compound found to stabilize Alzheimer's biomarker

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 00:00
A phase 2 trial for the resveratrol finds that the compound is safe to use in older adults but also stabilizes a biomarker that declines in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: Social media pressure may lead to anxiety, depression in teens

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 23:00
A new study suggests the pressure to be connected on social media 24 hours a day may lead to poor sleep quality for teens, as well as greater risk for anxiety and depression.

Medical News Today: Could longer school lunch periods encourage healthy eating?

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 08:00
Giving students more time to eat their lunch, new research suggests, may allow them to eat more of their meal and encourage healthier food choices.

Medical News Today: Higher fish consumption linked to reduced risk of depression

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 07:00
A recent meta-analysis suggests that high levels of fish consumption could lead to a lower risk of depression in both men and women.