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Medical News Today: Children with ADHD more likely to have eating disorder

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:00
Researchers have found that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity are considerably more likely than other children to have loss of control eating syndrome.

Medical News Today: Polygamy quadruples heart disease risk, claims new study

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 06:00
A potentially controversial new study reports an increased risk of heart disease among men with multiple wives - with the severity of disease increasing with number of wives.

Medical News Today: Biodegradable artificial blood vessels perform well in rats thanks to new material

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 02:00
Blocked blood vessels can be replaced with artificial ones that dissolve as new tissue grows in their place. Now, a new material looks set to vastly increase treatment success.

Medical News Today: 'Diet swap' shows how Westernization may raise colon cancer risks

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 02:00
Researchers were surprised by how quickly and dramatically risk factors for colon cancer switched between two groups of Americans and Africans after they swapped diet for 2 weeks.

Medical News Today: Increased risk of spreading HIV while circumcision wounds heal

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00
Researchers have found that men with HIV may face an increased risk of infecting female partners with the disease while wounds from circumcision surgery heal.

Medical News Today: Study of 1,200 students finds obesity link with bullying

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 23:00
Feelings of being unsafe at school are linked to levels of overweight and obesity in a new study, with victimization exacerbating the problem.

Medical News Today: Scientists create selective embryo technique that could lead to cheaper, more successful IVF

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 23:00
Researchers from Taiwan have created a 'microwell system' technique that they say could boost the effectiveness of IVF, as well as lower its cost and make it more accessible.

Medical News Today: Bullying leads to worse mental health problems than childhood maltreatment

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 07:00
A new study suggests that bullied children experience worse long-term mental health problems than children who are maltreated by adults.

Medical News Today: Escalating alcohol use among American women 'has driven up overall binge drinking rates'

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 07:00
The first study to analyze alcohol-use trends in the US at a county level finds disparities in drinking behaviors between men and women and from county to county.

Medical News Today: Researchers discover new gene strongly linked to breast cancer

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 06:00
From analyzing populations of Polish and French-Canadian women, researchers find mutations in a gene called RECQL are strongly linked to the development of breast cancer.

Medical News Today: New tickborne disease found in China may pose 'substantial health threat'

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 02:00
A new tickborne bacterium found in goats in northern China can cause human disease and may pose a substantial threat to humans and animals in and around the region, a study finds.

Medical News Today: Mitochondria's other job is to control stem cell development

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 02:00
A study of fruit flies shows that mitochondria - the tiny powerhouses inside cells that give them energy to work - also play an important role in the development of stem cells.

Medical News Today: Adolescent drinking has long-term impact on memory and learning skills

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00
A new study in rodents has found that repeated exposure to alcohol during adolescence can lead to changes in the brain that could impair learning and memory in the long term.

Medical News Today: Children's health 'worse' if staying with one parent - 'better' if custody shared

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 23:00
A parental split is known to adversely affect kids' psychosomatic health. Now, a new study investigates how domestic arrangements impact children's health following the split.

Medical News Today: Less severe autism symptoms in girls may lead to delayed diagnosis, study suggests

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 23:00
Girls are likely to be diagnosed with autism later than boys, a new study claims, possibly because girls present less severe symptoms than boys.

Medical News Today: Wired Health: how are innovative technologies disrupting health care?

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:00
This year's Wired Health summit in London featured the latest technological innovations in health care. Medical News Today were on the scene and report on the highlights.

Medical News Today: Hepatitis C linked to increased risk of liver cancer, other cancers

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 07:00
The risk of liver cancer is known to be increased among patients with hepatitis C. But a new study finds hepatitis C patients may also be at greater risk of other cancers.

Medical News Today: Smiley faces make healthy food 'more appealing' to kids

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 07:00
The latest study to investigate strategies for boosting healthy eating among children finds that smiley-face labeling and prizes for healthy eating improve kids' diet.

Medical News Today: Kids losing autism diagnosis may still need educational support

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 06:00
Researchers assessing children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder whose social and cognitive symptoms resolved found that many still required additional educational support.

Medical News Today: WHO call for harder push to meet global vaccination targets

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 02:00
One in 5 children globally still do not receive routine vaccinations. Closing this gap would prevent 1.5 million deaths a year from avoidable diseases, say WHO.