Trending Topics in Health

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Jun 22, 2017
An Addisonian crisis can cause weakness, nausea, fever, and even death. Learn more about this condition caused by an adrenal gland failure.
Jun 22, 2017
New research examines the effects of prenatal exposure to the common painkiller acetaminophen on the behavior and brain structure of adult male mice.
Jun 22, 2017
If, like many people, you are a victim of workplace stress, a new study suggests that cycling to work instead of driving could help to diminish this.
Jun 22, 2017
Multiple sclerosis blogs are both helpful and inspirational for people affected by the disease. We have selected the 10 best multiple sclerosis blogs.
Jun 22, 2017
A new study suggests that ECG recordings, which are used to diagnose heart attack and other disorders, can be abnormal in patients with breast implants.

Women's Health

Jun 20, 2017
Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only report greater pain intensity, but are more likely to be...
Jun 18, 2017
A new study examines the psychological effects of a single exercise session on young women and shows how working out can make us feel stronger and thinner.
Jun 16, 2017
New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.
Jun 16, 2017
Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published in European Heart Journal ...
Jun 15, 2017
What is a yeast infection and what are the symptoms of a yeast infection? Learn how to treat yeast infections at home and how they may be prevented.

Men's Health

Jun 22, 2017
New research examines the effects of prenatal exposure to the common painkiller acetaminophen on the behavior and brain structure of adult male mice.
Jun 19, 2017
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.
Jun 12, 2017
A genetic test that predicts testicular cancer in healthy men steps closer as scientists discover 19 more DNA markers that raise risk of disease.
Jun 5, 2017
Recent discoveries in hair loss research have paved the way for new treatments for baldness. Is the cure for baldness just around the corner? We find out.
Jun 5, 2017
Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent, according to the results of one of the largest ever clinical trials for prostate...

Children's Health

Jun 22, 2017
Often mistaken for bees, yellow jackets sting when they feel threatened and can cause an allergic reaction. Learn how to identify the signs and symptoms.
Jun 22, 2017
Mothers who breast-feed their babies may reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, especially if they breast-feed for longer durations.
Jun 22, 2017
Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria, such as Streptococcus mutans, the fungus Candida albicans may be a joint culprit in an alarmingly common form of severe tooth decay affecting...
Jun 21, 2017
In this article, we look at how to get rid of lice, including the most common treatments, how to use them, and how to prevent further infestations.
Jun 20, 2017
Lice are small parasites that live on the scalp and feed on human blood. In this article, learn how to check for lice and what to do if you find them.

Senior Health

Jun 21, 2017
Pemphigoid is rare autoimmune condition that can affect people of any age. What are the symptoms and what are the different types of pemphigoid?
Jun 19, 2017
New study data from the Chinese community in Chicago is shedding light on the impact of elder abuse in America.
Jun 19, 2017
Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria.
Jun 14, 2017
What are the common menopause and perimenopause symptoms and can essential oils help? What essential oils may be used and what are the considerations?
Jun 12, 2017
Being overweight may not always be a bad thing. New research finds that excess weight could protect against early death for older adults with diabetes.

Medical Innovation

Jun 21, 2017
Immunotherapy is an emerging treatment for cancer that aims to boost the immune system cells' ability to fight off cancer. Learn more in this article.
Jun 16, 2017
New research finds a plant extract that is much more effective at inhibiting HIV's ability to infect healthy cells than the traditional AZT.
Jun 14, 2017
Lab-grown cartilage has potential to treat joint disease.Biomedical engineers at the University of California, Davis, have created a lab-grown tissue similar to natural cartilage by giving it a...
Jun 13, 2017
A large-scale study finds that a blood sugar-reducing drug for type 2 diabetes also has cardiovascular benefits and reduces the risk of kidney disease.
Jun 5, 2017
The 5-year mortality risk of patients with severe illness may one day be predicted through computer analysis of CT scans, say researchers.

Alzheimers

Jun 22, 2017
A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.
Jun 22, 2017
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production.
Jun 21, 2017
A new study investigates the effect of extra-virgin olive oil on cognitive decline and brain inflammation in people with Alzheimer's disease.
Jun 14, 2017
In one of the largest studies to date to use metabolomics, the study of compounds that are created through various chemical reactions in the body, researchers have been able to identify new...
Jun 14, 2017
Obese mice with a particular version of a gene strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) in humans show increased Alzheimer's pathology, according to new research published in eNeuro.

Emergency Medicine

Jun 22, 2017
An Addisonian crisis can cause weakness, nausea, fever, and even death. Learn more about this condition caused by an adrenal gland failure.
Jun 22, 2017
A new study suggests that ECG recordings, which are used to diagnose heart attack and other disorders, can be abnormal in patients with breast implants.
Jun 21, 2017
Penn study highlights one possible reason why 'ICU boarders' tend to suffer worse outcomes.
Jun 20, 2017
The effectiveness of acupuncture for treating acute back or ankle pain in the emergency department is comparable with that of pharmacotherapy, but neither treatment, either alone or in combination...
Jun 16, 2017
In a study involving simulated out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, drones carrying an automated external defibrillator arrived in less time than emergency medical services, with a reduction in response...

Heart Disease

Jun 22, 2017
Genome-wide scans suggest that natural selection keeps these genes in the population as they benefit childbearing capacity.
Jun 22, 2017
Mothers who breast-feed their babies may reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, especially if they breast-feed for longer durations.
Jun 20, 2017
Researchers reveal the development of a vaccine that successfully reduced 'bad' cholesterol and atherosclerosis in mice. It is now being tested in humans.
Jun 19, 2017
There are numerous arguments for and against dairy consumption, with some experts regarding dairy intake as harmful. Is dairy good or bad for our health?
Jun 16, 2017
For heart failure patients, research suggests that using cardiac stem cells for autologous stem cell therapy may exacerbate heart tissue damage.