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Medical News Today: Paper calls for more research into microbes as cause of Alzheimer's

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 06:00
In a journal editorial, an international team suggests a virus and two bacteria are major causes of Alzheimer's disease and calls for more research to investigate further.

Medical News Today: Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: 'a paradigm shift in cataract surgery'

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 02:00
In a small trial, children in China born with cataracts regrew new eye lenses following surgery that removes diseased lenses but leaves lens capsules and own stem cells intact.

Medical News Today: Chinese exercise is good for the heart

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 00:00
Tai Chi, Qigong and other Chinese exercises can improve cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and reducing 'bad' cholesterol levels.

Medical News Today: Male Hypogonadism: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
Male hypogonadism is a condition whereby the testes do not produce enough testosterone or sperm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of hypogonadism here.

Medical News Today: Over half of America's calories come from 'ultra-processed' foods

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
New research, published this week in The BMJ, finds that ‘ultra-processed’ foods contribute to 90% of the total added sugar in American diets.

Medical News Today: School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:00
The age at which a child starts school may affect their likelihood of being diagnosed with ADHD and their prescription of medication for the disorder, new research suggests.

Medical News Today: Consuming iron with green tea may lessen tea's benefits

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 08:00
Although drinking green tea is linked to many health benefits, a new study suggests that when consumed with iron, the main compound in green tea binds to it, reducing benefits.

Medical News Today: Friends with health benefits: how your pals could boost well-being

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 07:00
The potential health benefits of romantic relationships are well documented, but are friendships good for us, too? Many studies suggest so. We take a closer look.

Medical News Today: Revisiting breast density, exercise and breast cancer

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 06:00
A new study challenges commonly held views about the causative relationship between physical activity, breast density and breast cancer.