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Medical News Today: Psychosocial experiences in childhood may influence later-life cardiovascular health

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 00:00
Children who have good psychosocial experiences may be more likely to have better cardiovascular health as an adult, according to the results of a new study.

Medical News Today: Metabolic syndrome linked to increased risk of endometrial cancer

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 23:00
A new study finds that women over the age of 65 who have been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome may be at greater risk of endometrial cancer, regardless of obesity status.

Medical News Today: Are some older patients being overtreated for diabetes?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 23:00
New research suggests that older patients, particularly those with poor health, may be overtreated for diabetes, potentially increasing their risk of hypoglycemia.

Medical News Today: Study identifies levels at which five foods may trigger allergic reactions

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:00
Researchers from the UK say they have discovered the levels at which five common food allergens - peanut, hazelnut, celery, fish and shrimp - may cause allergic reactions.

Medical News Today: Night shift work may increase diabetes risk for black women

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:00
Working night shifts could increase the risk of diabetes for black women, with the risk increasing the more years that are spent working this atypical shift pattern.

Medical News Today: Potential new drug target for combating chemo-resistant cancer cells

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 06:00
A type of cancer cell that proliferates much more slowly than regular cancer cells has proven difficult to eradicate. A new study suggests a potential drug target for these cells.

Medical News Today: Researchers find potential new target for acute respiratory distress syndrome

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 02:00
Severe lung infections can often lead to fatal acute respiratory distress syndrome. Now a study has uncovered a protective mechanism in the lungs that may offer a treatment target.

Medical News Today: Soft spinal implants show promise as long-term solution to paralysis

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 02:00
Scientists have enabled paralyzed rats to walk again using spinal implants made of electrodes embedded in an ultrasoft, pliable material.