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Medical News Today: Hepatitis C: Signs and Symptoms

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 23:00
Hepatitis C (HCV) affects thousands of Americans each year. Learn all about the signs and symptoms of the condition here, as well as treatment options.

Medical News Today: 'Obesity gene' does not hinder weight loss

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 23:00
The belief that so-called obesity genes can hinder weight loss is called into question by a new study review. Genetics may not be so vital after all.

Medical News Today: Smoking may affect DNA for more than 30 years

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 23:00
Some DNA methylation sites associated with smoking remain even 30 years after quitting smoking, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.

Medical News Today: Stress erases benefits of eating 'good' fats, study says

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 08:00
Choosing to eat healthier fats is important for cholesterol levels and other health measures, but a new study shows how stress can impact on these effects.

Medical News Today: Feeding peanut, egg to babies early lowers food allergy risk, review finds

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 07:00
In the largest review of its kind, researchers find early introduction of peanut and egg to infants may reduce the risk of allergies to these foods.

Medical News Today: HIV: New, powerful technique finds dormant virus hiding in rare cells

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 06:00
Scientists have discovered a highly accurate way to find and reactivate dormant HIV hiding in rare cells in patients on antiretroviral therapy.

Medical News Today: Receding Gums: Treatment Options and Causes

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 05:00
Gingival recession is when the gum tissue covering the root of the tooth is pushed back. Learn about its causes and forms of treatment with this article.

Medical News Today: Link between depression and gestational diabetes works two ways

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 23:00
Breaking research finds that depression in early pregnancy predicts gestational diabetes and that gestational diabetes predicts postpartum depression.

Medical News Today: Heart disease: Could sleep disorders play a role?

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 23:00
The American Heart Association highlight how sleeping too little or too long, along with sleep disorders, may be linked to heart disease risk factors.

Medical News Today: Stretch Mark Removal: Treatments and Home Remedies

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 23:00
Stretch marks are a common problem affecting men and women of nearly all ages and skin types. Learn about the treatments and home remedies for them here.

Medical News Today: Laughter may boost physical activity, mental health for seniors

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 08:00
A program that combines exercise and laughter may motivate older adults to get active, improving their physical and mental health.

Medical News Today: Men's sex drive could be boosted with light therapy

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 07:00
Exposure to bright light for 30 minutes daily may increase men's testosterone levels and boost their sex drive, new research suggests.

Medical News Today: Asthma diagnosis from saliva test looks promising

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 06:00
Metabolic profiling of saliva using mass spectrometry has potential as a test for presence and severity of asthma, new study suggests.

Medical News Today: Heart Attack or Heartburn? Differences Between Types of Chest Pain

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 06:00
Heart attacks and heartburn can both cause pain in the upper belly or chest. Learn about how their symptoms can differ and what to do when they occur.

Medical News Today: Is it art? If so, we will see it differently, say researchers

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 23:00
We see things differently if we think they are art, say neurologists. Find out more about how the brain looks at art, compared with real-life images.

Medical News Today: How does beer impact social tendencies?

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 23:00
New research confirms that drinking alcohol acts as a 'social lubricant,' after finding it increases the desire to be part of happy social situations.

Medical News Today: Can omega-3, omega-6 fatty acids improve reading skills?

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 23:00
Taking a fatty acid supplement improved reading skills of schoolchildren in Sweden. Results were particularly relevant for kids with attention problems.

Medical News Today: Deworming drugs could treat deadly C. difficile infection

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 23:00
A class of drugs used to deworm animals may have the potential to treat even the deadliest strains of Clostridium difficile in humans, new study suggests.

Medical News Today: Innovative sound therapy treats hypertension and migraine

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 23:00
A groundbreaking device that aligns the left and right brain using sound alone may reduce the symptoms of migraine, hypertension, and insomnia.

Medical News Today: Walking style may indicate aggressive personality

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have identified that the way people walk can determine how aggressive they are. More exaggerated body rotation indicates more aggression.