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Medical News Today: Single dads twice as likely to die prematurely
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Single fathers are more than twice as likely to die prematurely than their partnered counterparts or single moms, suggests a large-scale new study.
Medical News Today: Just 1 hour of gaming may improve attention
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Researchers found that playing a video game for just 1 hour led to an increase in brain activity and improved visual selective attention.
Medical News Today: How can I get rid of milia?
Friday, February 16, 2018
Is it possible to remove milia? We look at home remedies, medical treatments, and ways to prevent these small, white bumps from occurring.
Medical News Today: Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes
Friday, February 16, 2018
Researchers reveal that methyldopa — a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure — could also be used for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Medical News Today: What is golfer's elbow and how is it treated?
Friday, February 16, 2018
In this article, we look at medial epicondylitis, its symptoms, and causes. We also provide information on treatment and exercises for it.
Medical News Today: What side effects can result from interferon?
Friday, February 16, 2018
Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in severity and duration here.
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of being creative?
Friday, February 16, 2018
From writing to dancing, creative activities can make our life more fun. Studies show that they can actually do wonders for our mental and physical health.
Medical News Today: How does exercise preserve the aging brain?
Friday, February 16, 2018
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to stronger white matter and better cognitive performance in a study of seniors with mild cognitive impairment.
Medical News Today: What are the different types of poop?
Friday, February 16, 2018
A look at different types of poop, which has a range of consistencies and odors. Learn more about the different types and what they mean here.
Medical News Today: Natural remedies for constipation
Friday, February 16, 2018
We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.
Medical News Today: Stroke risk may depend on your height as a child
Friday, February 16, 2018
A new study from Denmark suggests that individuals who did not reach average height as children may be more exposed to stroke as adults.
Medical News Today: What causes a buildup of pressure behind the eyes?
Friday, February 16, 2018
In this article, we look at reasons for feelings of pressure behind the eye, including a migraine or sinus infection. When should you see a doctor?
Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: How your father's genes can affect your risk
Friday, February 16, 2018
New research finds that fathers can pass their daughters a genetic mutation that can cause ovarian cancer. It can also cause prostate cancer in men.
Medical News Today: How do I stop stress eating?
Thursday, February 15, 2018
A look at emotional eating when people use food to cope with emotions, such as stress. Included is detail on the causes and common triggers to avoid.
Medical News Today: How to treat an infected hangnail
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Find out how to treat an infected hangnail. In this article, we cover home remedies, how to drain an abscess, prevention methods, and symptoms.
Medical News Today: The 10 things you should know about your vagina
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Think you know all there is to know about your lady parts? Think again. Here, we take you through 10 things that you should know about the vagina.
Medical News Today: Have scientists found an anti-cancer vaccine?
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Researchers used stem cells to create an anti-cancer vaccine, which they tested in 75 mice with various types of cancer. Here's what they found.
Medical News Today: Running may protect your memory from stress
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Chronic stress can affect our brain health, and particularly our memory. Not to worry, though; a new study has found that running could offset that damage.
Medical News Today: What to do about tightness in the throat
Thursday, February 15, 2018
A look at tightness in the throat, an uncomfortable feeling that has a range of causes. Included is detail on anxiety and the symptoms of the condition.
Medical News Today: Cancer: 'Ultra-processed' foods may increase risk
Thursday, February 15, 2018
A new study suggests a possible link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and raised risk of overall cancer, and breast cancer in particular.