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Medical News Today: Donor blood test may be holding back heart transplantation

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:00
Donor hearts may be unnecessarily rejected as a result of a blood test used to determine their eligibility for transplantation, according to researchers.

Medical News Today: What is the Best Milk for People with Diabetes?

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:00
Milk is a good source of calcium but also contains carbohydrates. What is the best milk for people with diabetes to drink? This article investigates.

Medical News Today: Exclusive breast-feeding lowers risks of conduct disorders in children

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:00
Babies who are exclusively breast-fed for longer are less likely to have conduct disorders later, compared with those who are breast-fed less than 1 month.

Medical News Today: Heart attack risk is lower when immune system is more robust

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 08:00
New research of people with high blood pressure shows those with higher levels of antibodies in their blood were less likely to have a heart attack.

Medical News Today: Cannabis use in pregnancy may alter offspring's brain structure

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 07:00
Expectant mothers who use cannabis may be putting their child's brain development at risk - a cause for concern given the rise in legalization of the drug.

Medical News Today: Pediatricians call for stricter regulations to prevent lead poisoning in children

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 06:00
Even low levels of lead can cause permanent damage in children, and the U.S. needs to do more to eliminate sources of exposure, say leading pediatricians.

Medical News Today: Arthritis in the Knee: What You Need to Know

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 05:00
Arthritis is a common cause of knee pain. Find out about different types of arthritis, their causes, symptoms, and how they can be treated.

Medical News Today: Can People With Diabetes Use Epsom Salts?

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 23:00
Some people may recommend epsom salts for soothing painful feet, but are they safe for people with diabetes to use? This article looks at the evidence.

Medical News Today: Brain tumor risk linked to high education level

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 23:00
A new population-wide study shows gliomas are more common among people who studied at university for 3 years, compared with those who did not.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Existing drug shows promise for prevention in high-risk women

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 23:00
An existing drug called denosumab has shown promise for the delay or prevention of breast cancer among women with a BRCA1 mutation.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer diagnosis improves with help from artificial intelligence

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 08:00
Accuracy of diagnosing breast cancer from pathology images can go from 96 to 99.5 percent when human performance is boosted by artificial intelligence.

Medical News Today: Memory loss in early Alzheimer's reversed with personalized treatment plan

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 07:00
Researchers reveal how a comprehensive treatment approach reversed memory loss for 10 patients with early-stage cognitive decline.

Medical News Today: Regular exercise may help muscle repair in older adults

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 06:00
The ability of skeletal muscle to regenerate after injury slows with age. Exercise conditioning may restore this ability, study of aged mice suggests.

Medical News Today: Could restoring electrical signals help heal diabetic wounds?

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 23:00
Mouse study finds cornea wounds in diabetes have abnormal electric signals and suggests they could be a target in managing slow and non-healing wounds.

Medical News Today: Stress reduced with art-making, regardless of skill level

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 23:00
Researchers found that adults who took part in a 45-minute art-making session experienced a reduction in levels of the 'stress hormone' cortisol.

Medical News Today: Diet Tips for Prediabetes

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 23:00
Diet is very important for making sure that prediabetes doesn't turn into full diabetes. This article looks at diet tips for people with prediabetes.

Medical News Today: Food pathogen detection via handheld 'nanoflower' biosensor

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have created a nanoflower biosensor that recognizes and amplifies signals from E. coli so they can be seen with a simple handheld pH device.

Medical News Today: Obesity linked to abnormal reward response to sugary foods

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:00
Preference for sweet treats is influenced by age and dopamine levels in healthy-weight people, but this is not the case for those who are obese.

Medical News Today: What's the Best Bread for People with Diabetes?

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:00
This article takes a look at the types of bread that are best for people with diabetes, including whole-grain and low-carbohydrate breads.

Medical News Today: Soft-core pornography may fuel negativity toward women, endorse rape myths

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 23:00
People who frequently view soft-core pornography - such as images of semi-naked women - may have less positive attitudes toward women, say researchers.