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Medical News Today: What to know about becoming a vegetarian
Saturday, December 7, 2019
People choose to become vegetarian for many different reasons, but there are a few things to consider before starting a vegetarian diet. Learn more here.
Medical News Today: Facing an existential crisis: What to know
Saturday, December 7, 2019
An existential crisis occurs when a person often wonders if life has any inherent meaning or purpose. Though not a serious mental health condition in itself, it can lead to complications. Read more here.
Medical News Today: Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is a recently recognized eating disorder. People with ARFID stop growing and gaining weight as they do not eat enough calories.
Medical News Today: Average IQ: What is it?
Friday, December 6, 2019
Intelligence quotient (IQ) is a score derived from standardized tests that measure a person’s cognitive ability against that of similarly aged peers. In this article, learn about the average IQ.
Medical News Today: What to know about testosterone injections
Friday, December 6, 2019
Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for transgender men and nonbinary people. Learn more here.
Medical News Today: What's the link between dairy and acid reflux?
Friday, December 6, 2019
Although dairy is not a recognized cause of acid reflux, some people who consume dairy products may experience acid reflux. Learn why here.
Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent leg muscle cramps
Friday, December 6, 2019
Leg muscle cramps are common, but they can be uncomfortable and very painful. In this article, learn about how to treat and prevent them.
Medical News Today: Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function
Friday, December 6, 2019
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes.
Medical News Today: Wet and cold weather linked to increased cancer rates
Friday, December 6, 2019
In the first study of its kind, researchers identify a surprising link between living in a cold, damp climate and increased rates of cancer.
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition
Friday, December 6, 2019
New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4.
Medical News Today: Dirty makeup sponges harbor dangerous bacteria
Friday, December 6, 2019
Mounting evidence shows that many beauty products — particularly makeup sponges — become contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria.
Medical News Today: Fibroid surgery: Everything you need to know
Friday, December 6, 2019
The many different types of fibroid surgery include a myomectomy, radiofrequency ablation, and a hysterectomy. Learn about these and other surgery options here.
Medical News Today: Reasons for discharge in males
Friday, December 6, 2019
Some types of male discharge are normal and healthy. Others may signal an underlying medical condition. Read on to find out what is normal and when to see a doctor.
Medical News Today: 14 myths about pregnancy
Friday, December 6, 2019
Many myths surround pregnancy. In this article, we investigate 14 common pregnancy-related myths and explain the truth behind each of them.
Medical News Today: How effective are different hair transplant methods?
Friday, December 6, 2019
Hair transplants can be an effective treatment for hair loss. Here, we look at how the different types work, as well as their success rates and side effects.
Medical News Today: Melatonin: Is it safe for babies?
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Melatonin is a hormone in the body, and taking supplementary melatonin can help adults get to sleep. But is it safe for babies and kids? Find out here.
Medical News Today: What is the prognosis for hepatitis C?
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Hepatitis C (HCV) is a viral infection. Prognosis tends to depend on how soon a person receives a diagnosis and whether or not complications develop. Learn more about life expectancy with HCV here.
Medical News Today: Can essential oils help lower hypertension?
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Many people look for natural treatments, such as essential oils, for high blood pressure. Learn which of these oils may help and how to use them safely.
Medical News Today: 16 myths about depression
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, including the facts.
Medical News Today: Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Doctors often prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes. A new mouse study on its liver mechanisms may explain its wider benefits for health and life span.