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Medical News Today: Salt could lead to weight gain by driving fatty food intake

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 22:00
Two new studies suggest salt may lead us to overeat by interrupting the biological mechanisms that tell us when we are full. As such, too much salt could lead to weight gain.

Medical News Today: Children reap the benefits of video games

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 23:00
Contrary to popular fears, video games appear to promote mental health and cognitive and social skills in young children, says a new report.

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea may drive tumor growth by promoting blood vessel formation

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 23:00
In a mouse study, researchers found intermittent hypoxia - oxygen deficiency that occurs with sleep apnea - may boost cancer growth by promoting blood vessel formation in tumors.

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities?

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 08:00
Researchers have pinpointed a 'good bacterium' that reduces acidity and fights 'bad bacteria' in the mouth, potentially paving the way for a probiotic remedy to prevent caries.

Medical News Today: Cancer breakthrough? Drug combo eradicated breast cancer tumors in 11 days

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 07:00
A cancer drug duo eliminated tumors for some women with HER2-positive breast cancer in only 11 days, while others saw a significant reduction in tumor size, new research reveals.

Medical News Today: Younger siblings: are they better for older child's health?

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 06:00
They do more than wreak havoc on the older sibling's life; a new study suggests the birth of a younger sibling lowers the chances of the older child becoming obese.

Medical News Today: New method finds 57 pesticides in poisoned honey bees

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 02:00
Honey bees are under threat globally; some suggest pesticides are involved. Now, a new method that detects 200 pesticides at a time promises to clarify the problem.

Medical News Today: Multi-gene test identifies early breast cancer that may be spared chemo

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 02:00
A multi-gene test that identifies early breast cancer patients who can be treated with anti-hormonal therapy alone and no chemotherapy has shown successful results in a trial.