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Medical News Today: Could coffee reduce women's risk of dementia?

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 23:00
Older women who consume at least 261 milligrams of caffeine daily - around two to three cups of coffee - may be at lower risk of dementia, study finds.

Medical News Today: 'Enhanced' environment boosts mouse immune systems

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 23:00
Breaking research demonstrates that spending time in a colorful, tactile, enhanced environment is enough to give mice's immune system a significant boost.

Medical News Today: Omega-3 could help prevent environmentally induced lupus

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:00
In mice susceptible to lupus, the omega-3 fatty acid DHA was found to prevent the lung-damaging effects that may arise with exposure to crystalline silica.

Medical News Today: Hypertension in children, teens linked to poorer cognitive skills

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 07:00
Researchers found that children and adolescents with high blood pressure performed worse on cognitive tests than those with normal blood pressure.

Medical News Today: How Does Prostate Cancer Affect Sex?

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 06:00
Men having treatment for prostate cancer can have problems with sex. Learn about what causes these problems and what treatments are available.

Medical News Today: Kidney cancer drug also attacks other cancers

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 06:00
Researchers show axitinib - a drug used against kidney cancer - may also be effective against several other cancers through a different cell mechanism.

Medical News Today: Epigenetic clock can calculate biological age, predict lifespan

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 23:00
Premature aging has perplexed healthcare workers for years. A newly designed epigenetic clock gives new clues and accurately predicts lifespan.

Medical News Today: Marasmus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 23:00
Marasmus is a form of malnutrition, caused by a shortage of protein and calories in the body. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Medical News Today: HPV: How physicians recommend vaccine influences parents' choices

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 23:00
Whether or not a parent chooses to vaccinate their child against HPV may depend on the language their child's physician uses to recommend the vaccine.

Medical News Today: Hunger may motivate us more than thirst, fear, or anxiety

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 08:00
A mouse study reveals that hunger may be a stronger motivating force than a number of other driving states, including fear, anxiety, and social needs.

Medical News Today: Certain NSAIDs may raise the risk of heart failure, study finds

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 07:00
In a new study, researchers have identified nine NSAIDs that - at certain doses - may increase the risk of hospital admission for heart failure.

Medical News Today: Ultrasmall nanoparticles kill cancer cells in unusual way

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:00
Scientists discover ultrasmall cancer-targeting nanoparticles can kill cells without carrying drugs; they use surrounding iron to trigger cell death.

Medical News Today: Headaches and Menopause: What's the Connection?

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 05:00
Headaches are among the symptoms some women report during menopause. Learn more about what causes them, what other symptoms occur, and treatment options.

Medical News Today: Exercise does not reduce multiple sclerosis risk

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 23:00
The full range of risk factors for MS are not yet known. Breaking research shows that one contender - level of physical exercise - seems unlikely.

Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet linked to reduced risk of CVD

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 23:00
Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet could lower the risk of new-onset cardiovascular disease, as well as the risk of death from the condition.

Medical News Today: Hormonal contraceptives may raise depression risk

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 08:00
The use of hormonal contraceptives was linked to higher risk of depression and antidepressant use in a new study, especially for teenage girls.

Medical News Today: What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy good for?

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 07:00
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is known as a cure for SCUBA divers with decompression illness, but it can be used for other conditions. Find out more.

Medical News Today: Cell reprogramming discovery may lead to treatments for eye diseases

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:00
By transferring genes into mammalian Müller glial cells, scientists turn them into stem cells that may replenish lost and damaged retinal neurons.

Medical News Today: Cancer and Genetics: What's the Connection?

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 05:00
Some cancer cases occur in someone who's inherited a genetic mutation. Learn more about genetic testing and forms of cancer that can be hereditary.