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Medical News Today: How stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsy

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 23:00
Epilepsy changes the way the brain responds to stress, researchers find, which may explain why stress can increase seizure frequency.

Medical News Today: All You Need to Know About Insulin Sensitivity Factor

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 23:00
Insulin sensitivity factor is a measurement that describes how blood sugar levels are affected by taking 1 unit of insulin. Learn more with this article.

Medical News Today: Could less time in bed prevent chronic insomnia?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 08:00
New research suggests people with acute insomnia may be able to prevent it developing into chronic insomnia by spending less - not more - time in bed.

Medical News Today: Marijuana, alcohol use may harm teens' mental health, academic outcomes

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 07:00
New research finds that marijuana and alcohol use during middle and high school may lead to poorer academic outcomes and mental health problems.

Medical News Today: Predicting disease spread from animals improves with new model

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 06:00
Scientists have developed a model that uses anticipated changes in climate, land use, and human population to predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.

Medical News Today: What's the Connection Between Diabetes and Diarrhea?

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 23:00
Learn about the connection between diabetes and diarrhea, including the medication and complications of diabetes that increase the risk of diarrhea.

Medical News Today: Could eating whole grains extend your life?

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 23:00
A recent analysis, using data from 786,076 individuals over 40 years, finds that dietary whole grains help stave off disease and lower mortality rates.

Medical News Today: Breast-feeding improves later-life heart health for preterm infants

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 23:00
Breast-feeding may improve later-life heart structure and function for infants who are born preterm, according to the results of a new study.

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea symptoms eased with implantable stimulation device

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 08:00
An implantable device that stimulates tongue nerves is an effective treatment for sleep apnea patients who do not respond to CPAP, new research confirms.

Medical News Today: Opioid epidemic: 20 percent of prescribed painkiller users share them

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 07:00
A new study from Johns Hopkins reveals that over 50 percent of patients with prescribed opioids have leftover tablets; many save them to share with others.

Medical News Today: Cholera vaccine for travelers gains FDA approval

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 06:00
The FDA have approved the first vaccine to prevent American travelers from contracting cholera, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.

Medical News Today: Blurry Vision and Diabetes: What's the Connection?

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 23:00
Diabetes can cause blurry vision for many reasons. Learn about the short-term and long-term complications that can affect vision in people with diabetes.

Medical News Today: Late sleepers have a poorer diet

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 23:00
People who sleep late tend to have poorer diets and to be less physically active, but their BMI is not necessarily any higher, says a new study.

Medical News Today: Novel blood test could diagnose diseases with no known antigens

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 23:00
Researchers have created a blood test that could one day lead to the detection of cancer, autoimmune diseases, and other conditions with no known antigens.

Medical News Today: Sports practice accounts for just 18 percent of differences in performance

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 23:00
New research into sports practice and performance suggests that a combination of other factors may affect performance more than practice.

Medical News Today: Keeping fit in midlife lowers stroke risk

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 23:00
Adults who have high physical fitness in middle age may be at 37 percent lower risk of stroke after the age of 65, new research finds.