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Medical News Today: List of Medications Available for Diabetes

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 05:00
This articles lists the wide range of medications available to people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The list includes different types of insulin.

Medical News Today: Obesity and multiple sclerosis: Is there a causal relationship?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
A new study shows that genetically elevated BMI is linked with risk of MS, 'providing evidence for a causal role for obesity in MS etiology.'

Medical News Today: TBI: Noninvasive drug delivery method could treat brain tissue damage

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
Researchers reveal how a peptide made up of four amino acids could deliver drugs to the brain intravenously and repair TBI-related brain tissue damage.

Medical News Today: Simple Home Remedies for Knee Pain

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 23:00
This article looks at a number of simple remedies that people can try at home to relieve knee pain. These include strengthening exercises and dieting.

Medical News Today: Zika infection lingers longer in pregnancy, monkey study finds

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 08:00
Scientists studying Zika virus infection in monkeys find one infection protects against future infection, but it takes much longer to clear in pregnancy.

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Could altered gut bacteria be a cause?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that people with chronic fatigue syndrome have an altered gut microbiome, which may shed light on the cause of the elusive condition.

Medical News Today: Foot wrap shows promise as drug-free option to treat restless legs syndrome

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 06:00
A pilot study shows a foot wrap that applies pressure, causing the brain to relax muscles, is 1.4 times more effective than a standard drug treatment.

Medical News Today: Why Do I Get Knee Pain When Climbing Stairs but not When Running?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 05:00
Why does climbing stairs cause knee pain while other activities do not? This article looks at a condition called chondrolamacia that causes this knee pain.

Medical News Today: Axial spondyloarthritis: Patients see sustained benefit with certolizumab pegol

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who were treated with certolizumab pegol have shown rapid improvements in signs and symptoms, researchers report.

Medical News Today: Borderline Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
Borderline diabetes, known as prediabetes, is a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Parkinson's disease: New protein discovery could fuel new treatments

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:00
In mice, researchers found that increasing activity of a protein called c-Abl led to Parkinson's disease, suggesting that blocking c-Abl could prevent it.

Medical News Today: Could mimicking infants' immune response produce a faster-acting HIV vaccine?

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:00
A study that examines how babies' immune systems produce antibodies to HIV-1 could offer a roadmap to development of a faster-acting vaccine.

Medical News Today: Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of death from heart attack

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 07:00
A study of more than 45,000 people found that those with high blood levels of omega-3 had around a 10 percent lower risk of death from heart attack.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria may have role in bile duct cancer

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 06:00
Links between gut bacteria and gastrointestinal cancer are well established. Now, scientists reveal bacteria in the bile duct may also be linked to cancer.

Medical News Today: Cruciferous vegetables protect against oral cancer, study shows

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
A new study shows how broccoli sprout extract activates a gene that detoxifies carcinogens, protecting against oral cancer recurrence.

Medical News Today: Fruits for Diabetes: All You Need to Know

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
Is fruit unhealthy for people with diabetes? This article takes a look at whether people with diabetes should make room in their diet for fruit.

Medical News Today: Obese fathers may increase daughters' breast cancer risk

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 23:00
Fathers who are obese are more likely to have daughters who are overweight at birth and at greater risk for breast cancer, new research suggest.

Medical News Today: 'It's my turn!' Value of turn-taking not understood until the age of 5

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
Children fail to understand the importance of turn-taking until the age of 5 years, say researchers, likely because it requires complex cognitive skills.

Medical News Today: What's the Connection Between Hyperglycemia and Diabetes?

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
Hyperglycemia is a term that means high blood sugar levels. It is a key feature of diabetes, but what is the connection between the two conditions?

Medical News Today: High-fiber diet alters gut bacteria to protect against food allergy

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 23:00
A high-fiber diet rich in vitamin A may lower the risk of food allergy, suggest researchers who found that it protected against peanut allergy in mice.