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Apr 27, 2017
Barium is a white liquid used to coat the organs of the digestive system during an X-ray. Learn about the procedure in this article.
Apr 27, 2017
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.
Apr 27, 2017
A mother who smokes during her pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in her grandchildren. Published today, the results will, no doubt, spark debate.
Apr 27, 2017
Jaw pain and facial pain is a common problem, but what are the causes and symptoms and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatments available.
Apr 27, 2017
As a first response, cooling a casualty's face with ice water may be an effective way to help prevent cardiovascular shutdown following blood loss.

Women's Health

Apr 27, 2017
Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found.
Apr 26, 2017
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.
Apr 26, 2017
Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
Apr 21, 2017
A new study of more than 2,000 perimenopausal and menopausal women showed that moderate-severe vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes or night sweats) were an independent and significant risk factor for...
Apr 20, 2017
One of the most common combined oral contraceptive pills has a negative impact on women's quality of life but does not increase depressive symptoms.

Men's Health

Apr 28, 2017
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.
Apr 27, 2017
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.
Apr 25, 2017
People who have erectile dysfunction (ED) may have trouble getting and keeping an erection. ED is increasing in men under age 40 and porn may be the cause.
Apr 25, 2017
What are the effects of marijuana on the body and how might marijuana and erectile dysfunction be connected? Can marijuana interfere with medication?
Apr 24, 2017
In this article, learn about what over-the-counter (OTC) treatments are available for erectile dysfunction. Are they effective? What are the risks?

Children's Health

Apr 28, 2017
A trial funded by the charity Arthritis Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.
Apr 27, 2017
A diet high in fructose-containing sugars eaten during pregnancy or while breastfeeding can cause offspring to have a fatty liver, increasing their chances of developing obesity or type 2 diabetes.
Apr 27, 2017
A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns...
Apr 27, 2017
Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of...
Apr 26, 2017
Study finds link between routines, emotions and weight.Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in...

Senior Health

Apr 28, 2017
Doctors believe that communication with their patients is important, but most studies of physician/elderly patient communication do not mention that hearing loss may affect this interaction.
Apr 28, 2017
Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and 'Z-drugs' have over double the odds of a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users, according to a new study...
Apr 26, 2017
In this article, we take a close look at collagen, a protein that helps skin cells renew and repair themselves. How can you improve your collagen levels?
Apr 25, 2017
Researchers at the universities of Cologne and Bonn uncover the link between protein aggregation and aging.
Apr 25, 2017
The effect of exercise on the aging brain is still much debated. The latest review takes an in-depth look, concluding that physical activity is beneficial.

Medical Innovation

Apr 27, 2017
A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns...
Apr 26, 2017
Digital healthcare tools could revolutionize how doctors and patients interact. But is new technology actually being adopted into clinical practice?
Apr 25, 2017
Medical News Today share some recent game-changing innovations in the field of healthcare as they report from WIRED Health in London.
Apr 25, 2017
Everyone experiences stiff muscles from time to time, whether after a rigorous workout, in cold weather, or after falling asleep in an unusual position.
Apr 22, 2017
In this article, we take a close look at ways to manage and reduce the effects of diabetes, and ask if they will someday cure the condition.

Alzheimers

Apr 28, 2017
Working with human brain tissue samples and genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers together with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health, the University of...
Apr 28, 2017
People who are overweight and obese with type 2 diabetes may have a greater risk of developing more severe brain abnormalities and cognition complications.
Apr 26, 2017
Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes identified that mutations in a protein commonly linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD) result in obsessive-like behaviors.
Apr 25, 2017
The effect of exercise on the aging brain is still much debated. The latest review takes an in-depth look, concluding that physical activity is beneficial.
Apr 24, 2017
Stimulating the brain by taking on leadership roles at work or staying on in education help people stay mentally healthy in later life, according to new research.

Emergency Medicine

Apr 27, 2017
As a first response, cooling a casualty's face with ice water may be an effective way to help prevent cardiovascular shutdown following blood loss.
Apr 27, 2017
Tranexamic acid - an inexpensive and widely available drug - could reduce maternal deaths among women with severe bleeding after child birth, according to a global trial of 20,000 women in 21...
Apr 25, 2017
Around one third (34 per cent) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in England had not consulted their doctor beforehand, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published in the...
Apr 24, 2017
A brain hemorrhage is bleeding in the brain. It is life-threatening medical condition, and it is essential to receive medical treatment right away.
Apr 24, 2017
An emergency treatment that could save the lives of car crash victims and others with life-threatening bleeding injuries is to be trialled as part of a new £1.

Heart Disease

Apr 27, 2017
Researchers who studied beer drinkers at the Munich Octoberfest have found that the more alcohol consumed the higher was the likelihood of developing abnormal heart rhythms called cardiac...
Apr 27, 2017
Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found.
Apr 26, 2017
Contrary to popular belief among doctors and the public, saturated fat does not clog up the arteries and cause coronary heart disease, say researchers.
Apr 25, 2017
Physical activity can lower the risk of heart damage in middle-aged and older adults and reduce the levels of heart damage in people who are obese, according to research published in JACC: Heart...
Apr 18, 2017
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.