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Medical News Today: Neuroscience of bullying: Why do some find it rewarding?

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 23:00
Breaking research investigates the reward circuits involved in unnecessary aggression. The findings give new insights into the origins of bullying.

Medical News Today: Artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes could reach patients by 2018

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 23:00
In a new report, researchers reveal how an artificial pancreas could be ready for clinical use for patients with type 1 diabetes by 2018.

Medical News Today: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Scientists identify trigger and treatment

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 08:00
Study shows activation of protein cdk4 triggers non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and drugs that block it may offer way to prevent or treat the disease.

Medical News Today: BRCA1 gene mutation may raise risk of aggressive endometrial cancer

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 07:00
A new study identifies a greater risk of serous or serous-like endometrial cancer for women with a BRCA1 gene mutation, even after risk-reducing surgery.

Medical News Today: Simple list of seven predictors helps screen patients at risk of COPD

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 06:00
Trial shows a simple list of seven predictive factors successfully identifies patients at risk for COPD even if they are not experiencing symptoms.

Medical News Today: Know the Signs and Symptoms of Gallbladder Problems

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 05:00
Find out all about conditions affecting the gallbladder and the symptoms that they can cause. This article includes information on gallstones.

Medical News Today: Herpesviruses could be eradicated with gene-editing technique

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 23:00
A gene-editing technique - CRISPR/Cas9 - shows promise for the eradication of herpesviruses, after researchers found it cleared 95 percent of latent EBV.

Medical News Today: Are Beets Good for Diabetes?

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 23:00
A number of studies suggest that beets may be beneficial for people with diabetes. This article takes a closer look at their nutritional properties.

Medical News Today: Testosterone may be key to maintaining sexual function in older men

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 23:00
Testosterone therapy has been used for years, but research into its effect on sexual dysfunction in older men is scarce. A new study brings good news.