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Medical News Today: Diabetes risk 'surprisingly lower' in older men who are unhappily married

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 23:00
Research challenges the view that a rocky marriage means poor health as it shows negative marital quality is linked to lower diabetes risk in older men.

Medical News Today: Portion-controlled ready meals may encourage greater weight loss

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
Adults who ate portion-controlled, prepackaged meals twice daily for 3 months lost more weight than those who chose their own meals, a new study reveals.

Medical News Today: Stages of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the different stages that osteoarthritis of the knee progresses through, including how the disease can be treated and prevented.

Medical News Today: Wire-bristle brushes: A barbecue health hazard

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 23:00
This Memorial Day weekend, grill with caution. Researchers reveal how wire-bristle brushes used to clean barbecues can be a serious health hazard.

Medical News Today: Let a baby cry for better sleep, say researchers

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
Researchers suggest a technique that involves letting a baby cry rather than rushing to their aid may result in better sleep for infants and parents.

Medical News Today: Can Weight Loss Help Ease Knee Pain?

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about how weight loss can ease knee pain linked with osteoarthritis. This article also looks at the effect of obesity on osteoarthritis.

Medical News Today: Early experiences shape neuronal populations in surprising ways

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00
A team of investigators develop a new insight into how the developing brain alters its neuronal populations in response to light stimuli.

Medical News Today: Bacterial resistance to 'last-resort' antibiotic reaches the U.S.

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 08:00
Bacterial resistance to the 'last-resort' antibiotic colistin has arisen in the U.S., a new report reveals, fueling fears of a 'post-antibiotic era.'

Medical News Today: Tissue regeneration may be easier with new blood vessel method

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 06:00
A new method using patient-derived 3-D scaffolds should make it easier to grow blood vessels that integrate lab-grown organs and tissue into patients.

Medical News Today: Fasting-mimicking diet shows promise against MS

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 06:00
A diet that mimics fasting reduced symptoms in mouse models of MS - reversing them in 20 percent of animals - and shows promise for use in human patients.

Medical News Today: A Guide to Knee Injections for Osteoarthritis

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the different knee injections that are available for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, including the two approved by the FDA.

Medical News Today: How mood and stress reduce lifespan

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 23:00
The way people respond to stress and mood disorders can shorten lifespan. A thorough piece of research may have pinned down one of the genes responsible.

Medical News Today: Few Americans engage in health behaviors that prevent chronic disease

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 23:00
New research from the CDC reveals that only 6 in 100 Americans adhere to five health behaviors known to lower the risk of chronic disease.

Medical News Today: Psychiatric disorders more common among workaholics, study finds

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 08:00
A new study found symptoms of OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression were much more common among adults who met the criteria for workaholism.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer cells flushed out of hiding

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:00
Breast cancer cells use a key to access bone marrow, where they hide and cause relapse years later. Now, scientists think there may be a way to stop them.

Medical News Today: Universal health coverage 'prevented cancer death increase' in economic crisis

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 06:00
Universal healthcare protected against the health effects of higher unemployment and lower public spending in the 2008-2010 global economic crisis.

Medical News Today: Lung function may influence risk of vocal fatigue for female teachers

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:00
Vocal fatigue is common among teachers, with female teachers faring worst. Now, a new study suggests lung function may play a role in this gender difference.

Medical News Today: Deadly brain cancer genes identified

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:00
Glioblastoma multiforme is an aggressive form of brain tumor. Researchers find a genetic signature that may help improve future treatment and extend life.

Medical News Today: Crepitus of the Knee: Creaky Bones or Something More?

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about crepitus of the knee, a cracking or popping sensation when the knee is extended. This article looks at causes and prevention of crepitus.

Medical News Today: Cannabis use alters DNA to increase disease risk, study says

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 08:00
Chemicals in cannabis alter DNA, causing gene mutations that may increase the risk of cancer and other diseases, a new study suggests.