Trending Topics in Health

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General Trending Topics

Mar 26, 2017
In this article, learn about the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol. How do they affect the body? How can you manage high cholesterol?
Mar 26, 2017
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
Mar 26, 2017
'You' is one of the most commonly used words in the English language. New research examines its psychological importance and how it helps us cope.
Mar 26, 2017
In this article, learn about the common causes of cracked heels, how cracked heels may be prevented, and home remedies that are recommended.
Mar 26, 2017
A study in newlyweds finds that sex leads to an 'afterglow' that lasts for 2 days, and the stronger the afterglow, the greater the marital satisfaction.

Women's Health

Mar 26, 2017
In this article, learn about the common causes of cracked heels, how cracked heels may be prevented, and home remedies that are recommended.
Mar 25, 2017
Metastatic breast cancer can occur if the initial cancer treatment isn't successful and the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Learn about it here.
Mar 24, 2017
Discovery of the BRCA genetic mutation in the mid-90s represented a breakthrough in breast and ovarian cancer prevention.
Mar 23, 2017
The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) has announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce...
Mar 23, 2017
With both tourism and casual "hookup" sex on the rise among college-age adults, there's an urgent need for gender-sensitive and age-appropriate sexual health campaigns that are tailored to young...

Men's Health

Mar 25, 2017
Early trial results reveal how stem cell therapy allowed men with erectile dysfunction to engage in sexual intercourse within 6 months of treatment.
Mar 14, 2017
How do Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra work and what are the side effects and warnings? How much to do they cost and who are they best suited for?
Mar 12, 2017
Men get breast cancer, too. The discovery of two proteins thought to be involved in the disease could lead to new treatments for male breast cancer.
Mar 10, 2017
What is erectile dysfunction and what are the causes of erectile dysfunction? What natural remedies are available and might lifestyle changes help?
Mar 10, 2017
Short men may have an increased risk of becoming bald prematurely. An international genetic study under the leadership of the University of Bonn at least points in this direction.

Children's Health

Mar 24, 2017
The number of children and young people being seen in hospital emergency departments rose by over 7.5% between 2014/15 and 2015/16, equating to 4.
Mar 24, 2017
Consumption of the synthetic drug MDPV - a powerful psychostimulant known as 'cannibal drug'- in adolescence, can increase vulnerability of cocaine addiction during adulthood, according to a study...
Mar 24, 2017
Researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have identified a new molecule that induces the formation of abnormal blood vessels in the...
Mar 23, 2017
States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of...
Mar 23, 2017
All European Union Member States have made commitments towards reducing inequalities in access to health care and in health outcomes.

Senior Health

Mar 23, 2017
New study reveals how a peptide targeted senescent cells - known to play a role in aging - to restore fitness, fur growth, and kidney function in old mice.
Mar 23, 2017
In a study of adults aged 40 to 90 years who were followed for 10 years, poor smell was linked with an increased risk of dying.During the study, 411 of 1774 participants (23%) died.
Mar 22, 2017
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
Mar 22, 2017
Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions. Even when they do identify a loved one to make decisions for them, their preferences are not always communicated or understood...
Mar 21, 2017
Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline.

Medical Innovation

Mar 22, 2017
Spray painting biomaterials shows promise as a minimally invasive way to create a regenerative patch on the heart to repair tissue after heart attack.
Mar 15, 2017
Scientists use transcranial alternating current stimulation to improve working memory. The findings may one day help patients to recover from brain injury.
Mar 13, 2017
Wired Health focuses on innovation and invention within the spheres of medical science and health. This year's event did not disappoint.
Mar 5, 2017
Researchers find an interventional radiology method to be effective, minimally invasive, and safe in treating children with recurrent migraines.
Feb 26, 2017
A new trial tests the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on people with multiple sclerosis.

Alzheimers

Mar 23, 2017
A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid...
Mar 23, 2017
Researchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
Mar 22, 2017
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
Mar 20, 2017
New clinical trial and cohort study investigate the preventive effects of vitamin E and selenium on elderly men with no symptoms of dementia.
Mar 16, 2017
Encouraging patients with potential memory deficits to seek early advice from a general practitioner (GP) empowered more of them to consult their GP, but GPs did not change their behavior and refer...

Emergency Medicine

Mar 24, 2017
Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells.
Mar 24, 2017
The number of children and young people being seen in hospital emergency departments rose by over 7.5% between 2014/15 and 2015/16, equating to 4.
Mar 23, 2017
Day of the week did not affect the survival chances of people undergoing emergency surgery, research has found.
Mar 22, 2017
In a feat of medical and scientific coordination, doctors across 138 hospitals in seven countries shared treatment protocols and harmonized data collection of three clinical trials resulting in the...
Mar 22, 2017
Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by JAMA.

Heart Disease

Mar 26, 2017
In this article, learn about the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol. How do they affect the body? How can you manage high cholesterol?
Mar 25, 2017
Learn how caffeine and alcohol may affect the heart and if they are triggers for A-fib. Is it safe to consume alcohol and caffeine with A-fib?
Mar 24, 2017
A catheter ablation is an invasive procedure used to correct an irregular heartbeat. In this article, find out the risks, benefits, and how to prepare.
Mar 23, 2017
Researchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
Mar 22, 2017
Spray painting biomaterials shows promise as a minimally invasive way to create a regenerative patch on the heart to repair tissue after heart attack.