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Medical News Today: Plaque Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 23:00
What is plaque psoriasis and what are its causes? In this article, learn about the triggers, symptoms, complications, and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: Scientists inhibit brain tumor cell growth, paving way for new treatment

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 23:00
Researchers may have found a way to stop the growth of glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer. This may soon lead to new therapies.

Medical News Today: Obesity: Self-stigma may raise risk of metabolic syndrome

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 23:00
The risk of metabolic syndrome may be higher for obese individuals who apply negative stereotypes about weight to themselves, new research finds.

Medical News Today: Can Essential Oils Treat Depression?

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:00
What are essential oils and can any oils help to treat depression? In this article, the quality of evidence on essential oils for depression is discussed.

Medical News Today: Stem cell secretions may help treat glaucoma

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:00
A new rodent study shows that exosomes - the secretions from stem cells - may help to protect cells in the retina. This may ultimately help treat glaucoma.

Medical News Today: Bulimia symptoms reduced with electrical brain stimulation

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:00
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa may be reduced through the delivery of electricity to certain areas of the brain, according to King's College London.

Medical News Today: Could a tuberculosis drug help treat autism?

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 08:00
Researchers suggest that an antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis might help to reduce the social deficits seen in people with autism.

Medical News Today: Vitamin A deficiency may cause Alzheimer's to begin in the womb

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 07:00
New research suggests that the biochemical reactions responsible for Alzheimer's disease may begin as early as the womb. Vitamin A plays a crucial role.

Medical News Today: Oxygen-starved cancer cells programmed to evade therapy after spreading

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 06:00
An oxygen-starved primary tumor environment produces dormant cells that evade therapy after spreading and may be the cause of disease relapse, study shows.

Medical News Today: Primary Progressive MS: Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 05:00
What is primary progressive MS and how might it differ from other forms of multiple sclerosis? Learn about its symptoms and outlook here.

Medical News Today: Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 23:00
What is relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis? Learn about lifestyle tips for those with RRMS, including diet, exercise, and stress management.

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria mediate link between diet and colorectal cancer

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 23:00
Past studies have shown that diet affects the risk of colorectal cancer. New research suggests that this may be down to how diet alters the gut microbiome.

Medical News Today: Scientists discover why LSD 'acid trip' lasts so long

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 23:00
Scientists have made a discovery that explains why 'acid trips' last for so long when LSD molecules are cleared from the bloodstream in a couple of hours.

Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: Interspecies transplantation may be a viable treatment

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 08:00
Researchers have grown pancreases in rats using mouse stem cells. Transplanting the organs in mice with type 1 diabetes was found to reverse the disease.

Medical News Today: Large study finds 14 new genetic disorders in children

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 07:00
The largest genetic study to be performed in children with previously undiagnosed developmental disorders uncovers 14 new mutations.

Medical News Today: HIV exploitation of gap in immune cell defenses 'could be barrier to cure'

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 06:00
Scientists discover HIV invades macrophages when a protective protein is temporarily switched off. Treatment with HDAC inhibitors appears to prevent it.

Medical News Today: Famous People with Multiple Sclerosis

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 05:00
Multiple sclerosis is a disease that currently has no cure. Learn how MS changed the lifestyles of some famous faces and what life is like after diagnosis.

Medical News Today: Dawson's Finger and Multiple Sclerosis: What's the Connection?

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 23:00
What is Dawson’s finger? Learn about how Dawson's fingers can help with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other brain disorders.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Music, meditation may improve early cognitive decline

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 23:00
A West Virginia research team have found that using meditation or music listening programs may have benefits for people with preclinical cognitive decline.

Medical News Today: Scientists stop and reverse Alzheimer's-related brain damage in mice

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 23:00
Scientists have found a molecule that restores normal levels of a protein responsible for Alzheimer's disease; tests were performed on mice and monkeys.

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