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Medical News Today: Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 02:00
The respiratory cycle is a three-gas and not just a two-gas system of oxygen and carbon dioxide, shows new study that explains the role played by nitric oxide in oxygen delivery.

Medical News Today: Could your dog give you norovirus?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 02:00
A new study provides strong clues that human norovirus can infect dogs, raising the possibility that dogs carrying the common stomach bug can infect humans.

Medical News Today: Flu vaccine rates fail to reflect increased complication risk in children with neurological disorders

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
Though children with neurological disorders are at higher risk of flu complications, flu vaccine rates in this population are comparable to those of healthy children.

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of tea?

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00
Find out about the health benefits of tea including helping to beat stress, boosting cognitive function, decreasing cancer risk and reducing arthritis.

Medical News Today: Researchers identify brain signaling linked to 'cooties' and 'crush' phenomenons in children

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have identified increased activity in the amygdala brain region at time points when children experience the 'cooties' or 'crush' phenomenons.

Medical News Today: Making food more 'porous' could reduce its salt content

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:00
The initial results of ongoing research into reducing salt content in processed food suggests that making food more porous on a microstructural level could be helpful.

Medical News Today: 'Clot-busting' drug could be used more widely for stroke patients, study suggests

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 23:00
There are concerns that for some patients, the clot-busting drug alteplase may increase the risk of a brain bleed. However, a new study claims it is safer than previously believed.

Medical News Today: New low-temperature plasma treatment for prostate cancer developed

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 23:00
Scientists have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer that causes cells to die in a different way to other therapies.

Medical News Today: Ebola vaccine worked in monkeys; potential drug target found

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 23:00
An experimental vaccine has demonstrated success in protecting monkeys from Ebola. Also, a potential drug target is found in a protein that Ebola uses to replicate.

Medical News Today: New treatment for drug-resistant breast cancer found

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 23:00
Scientists have discovered how HER2-positive breast cancer develops resistance to treatment, along with a new form of treatment that can prevent resistance from even occurring.

Medical News Today: Plucking hairs could help treat baldness, study finds

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:00
Researchers found plucking 200 hairs from the back of a mouse led to the growth of up to 1,300 new ones. Could they have come across a potential cure for baldness?

Medical News Today: History repeating itself: using the medicine of the past to find the treatments of the future

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:00
We look at examples of researchers studying the medicine of the past to develop treatments for the future and investigate what drives this research.