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Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About Flea Bites

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about flea bites, including what they look like, what symptoms they cause, and how to tell the difference between a flea bite and a bed bug bite.

Medical News Today: Ketone drink may help athletes unlock greater human metabolic potential

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 08:00
New research shows the metabolic benefit of ketone metabolism to athletes during aerobic exercise through the consumption of a ketone drink.

Medical News Today: E-cigarettes: Toxic emission level dependent on temperature, type, age of device

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:00
Researchers have found that the temperature, type, and age of an e-cigarette has a significant effect on the levels of toxic emissions released.

Medical News Today: Acetaminophen: Is it as safe as we think?

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:00
Acetaminophen is the most commonly used painkiller in the U.S., but increasingly, researchers have questioned its safety. We look at the possible risks.

Medical News Today: Mono: What are the Early Signs and Symptoms?

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the early signs and symptoms of mono. This article looks at mono symptoms in teens, young adults, older adults, and children.

Medical News Today: The dangers of physical inactivity revisited in 45-year study

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:00
In the longest study of its type, researchers conclude: 'Low physical capacity is a greater risk for death than high blood pressure or high cholesterol.'

Medical News Today: Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease: What to Expect

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about hand, foot, and mouth disease, a childhood illness. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of HFMD.

Medical News Today: Transgender identity 'should not be classified as a mental disorder'

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:00
A new study finds that mental health issues among transgender individuals are largely triggered by stigma, rather than transgender identity itself.

Medical News Today: Colorecal cancer: Minimally invasive, triple-therapy patch destroys tumors

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 08:00
A patch that could be administered directly to the site of a colorectal tumor is shown to treat tumors with three lines of therapy - drug, gene, and photo.

Medical News Today: Decline in U.S. early term birth rates, labor induction, cesarean delivery

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 07:00
Late preterm and early term births declined in the United States; a decline in early term birth rates are linked with decreasing obstetric intervention.

Medical News Today: Aging accelerated by menopause, insomnia

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 06:00
Researchers claim to have answered the long-debated question about whether aging causes menopause or menopause causes aging; the latter appears to be true.

Medical News Today: Dysplasia: What You Need to Know

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 05:00
Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of dysplasia, whereby abnormal cells can lead to the growth of enlarged tissue or precancerous cells.

Medical News Today: High numbers of black youths killed by police 'reflect excess exposure'

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
Published this week: a fresh and thorough study looking at why black youths appear to be disproportionately killed or injured by American police.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer risk may be influenced by type of fat dad eats

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
In a rat study, researchers find male rats that consumed a diet rich in animal fats increased the risk of breast cancer for female offspring.

Medical News Today: What are the Symptoms of a Blood Clot?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of a blood clot. The article focuses in particular on the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

Medical News Today: Labor induction: No association with autism

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 08:00
Contrary to a previous study, new research from more than 1.3 million births concludes that there is no association between labor induction and autism.

Medical News Today: Zika study: 'Up to 1.65 million childbearing women could become infected'

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 07:00
A new method for estimating who in the Americas is at risk of infection suggests over 90 million Zika infections could result from the initial spread.

Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About External Hemangiomas

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:00
External hemangiomas are birthmarks caused by the growth of extra blood vessels. Learn what they look like, as well as how they are diagnosed and treated.

Medical News Today: Personality, behavioral changes may signal Alzheimer's

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:00
Researchers have created a 38-point checklist that they say could identify changes in personality and behavior that may be an early sign of Alzheimer's.

Medical News Today: Iron deficiency puts a third of pregnant women at risk of complications

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:00
New research finds around 35 percent of pregnant women have iron deficiency, increasing their risk of pregnancy complications, such as miscarriage.