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Medical News Today: Eleuthero: 12 potential health benefits
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Eleuthero is a plant used in herbal medicine to treat dozens of health conditions. Discover how it can increase energy and boost health.
Medical News Today: How an eye test could detect Alzheimer's
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Researchers reveal how a novel imaging technique could diagnose Alzheimer's disease by detecting beta-amyloid plaques in the retinas of patients.
Medical News Today: Color blindness: When red looks like brown
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
From street signs to our national flags, colors are an integral part of society. But for colorblind individuals, this can cause serious challenges.
Medical News Today: Could lithium help to prevent dementia?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A study of more than 800,000 people in Denmark finds that those exposed to higher levels of lithium in drinking water were at lower risk of dementia.
Medical News Today: These neurons 'tell us' to keep eating, even when we are full
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
New research in mice identifies a class of neurons in the brain's 'emotional hub' that encourages the mice to keep eating even when they are full.
Medical News Today: Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Contrary to common belief, the human brain undergoes structural changes during early to mid-adulthood, according to an analysis of scans of white matter.
Medical News Today: What is a dead tooth? Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A dead tooth is one that no longer receives any blood flow. It is caused by either decay or injury. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment.
Medical News Today: Yellow nail syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Yellow nail syndrome is a complex, potentially painful disorder. In this article, learn about the potential causes and risk factors.
Medical News Today: Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Research suggests that selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors - a common class of antidepressants - could lead to the exacerbation of tinnitus.
Medical News Today: Fasting before a blood test: What you need to know
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
For some kinds of blood tests, the patient may be required to fast beforehand. In this article, learn about fasting for blood tests.
Medical News Today: Vitamin B linked to increased lung cancer risk
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A study using data from more than 77,000 participants looks at the links between long-term vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer risk.
Medical News Today: Microcytic anemia: Symptoms, types, and treatment
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
What is microcytic anemia and what are the symptoms of microcytic anemia? Learn about the causes, treatment and how to prevent anemia in babies.
Medical News Today: Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
A new study shows that some gut bacteria influence the brain through blood cortisol. This might have implications for ASD, but further studies are needed.
Medical News Today: Afternoon slump explained by brain's 'reward center'
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
A neuroscientific study suggests that the brain's reward-processing hub, controlled by our body clock, drives us into an energy slump around 2 p.m.
Medical News Today: Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Lack of sleep immediately prior to surgery may worsen postoperative pain, but caffeine may help to offset this effect, according to a new study in rats.
Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Sponge implants may reduce blood sugar and weight gain
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Scientists find that implanting a spongy material into fat tissue of type 2 diabetic mice reduces blood glucose and lessens weight gained on high-fat diet.
Medical News Today: Posterior nosebleed: Causes and how to stop them
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
What is a posterior nosebleed and how can you stop a posterior nosebleed? What is the difference between a posterior and anterior nosebleed?
Medical News Today: Raccoon eyes: Causes and treatments
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Raccoon eyes are dark circles that appear around the eyes as a symptom of internal bleeding. A number of different conditions can lead to raccoon eyes.
Medical News Today: Skin cancer and rashes: Cancerous and precancerous lesions
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
A rash can be a sign of skin cancer. Find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause them.
Medical News Today: How do vegetarian diets affect cholesterol levels?
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Long-term plant-based diets lower total cholesterol, suggests a new review and meta-analysis of observational studies and clinical trials.