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Medical News Today: CDC: many adults failing to undergo recommended cancer screening

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 23:00
Many adults in the US are not getting the recommended screening tests for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers, according to the CDC, with no increase in such rates since 2010.

Medical News Today: Online dating: how does your profile picture affect perceptions of trust?

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 23:00
Enhancing a profile picture on an online dating site may boost attractiveness, but it also influences how trustworthy a person is perceived to be, according to new research.

Medical News Today: High users of ER 'not time-wasters but at higher death risk'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 23:00
Frequent use of emergency rooms does not mean patients are a nuisance, say authors of a study finding high numbers of emergency hospital visits are linked to a doubled death risk.

Medical News Today: Statin use linked with delayed progression of prostate cancer

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 23:00
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.

Medical News Today: What overall impact will the Ebola crisis have on global health security?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 23:00
A series of essays written by leading global health experts discuss the West African Ebola epidemic and consider whether it might rejuvenate global health security.

Medical News Today: Moving to a poorer neighborhood may raise obesity risk

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 23:00
Moving to a neighborhood that is socioeconomically deprived has been linked to weight gain in a new study, suggesting neighborhood deprivation may be a risk factor for obesity.

Medical News Today: Children's immune system weakened for up to 3 years after measles infection

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:00
Researchers thought measles suppressed a child's immune system for around 1-2 months after infection, but a new study suggests this suppression could last as long as 3 years.

Medical News Today: More highly educated women are having children, study says

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:00
According to a new Pew Research Center analysis, the share of highly educated women who are childless into their mid-40s has decreased significantly over the last 2 decades.

Medical News Today: Pycnogenol boosts endothelial function in a range of borderline conditions

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 06:00
We report on the results of a clinical trial into a natural plant abstract to treat hypertension, hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia