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Medical News Today: Low physical activity increases risk of bladder, kidney cancer
Thursday, May 25, 2017
A new study investigates the link between chronic physical inactivity and the risk of developing bladder cancer and kidney cancer.
Medical News Today: Is it menopause? Tests and diagnosis
Thursday, May 25, 2017
In this article, learn about the symptoms of menopause and how a doctor may test for and diagnose it. What is 'early menopause' and why might it occur?
Medical News Today: Coconut palm sugar: Can people with diabetes eat it?
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Coconut palm sugar has a rich caramel color, tastes like brown sugar, and has less fructose than other sweeteners. Is it safe for people wth diabetes?
Medical News Today: What is a Gleason score?
Thursday, May 25, 2017
A Gleason score is used to help determine the treatment and predict the outlook for prostate cancer. How is it measured? What do the results mean?
Medical News Today: Lack of sleep increases death risk in people with metabolic syndrome
Thursday, May 25, 2017
A new study concludes that individuals with metabolic syndrome that sleep for under 6 hours per night could have an increased cardiovascular risk.
Medical News Today: Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
Medical News Today: Diet tips for managing ankylosing spondylitis
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
What foods and nutrients are beneficial for ankylosing spondylitis and what foods should be avoided? What supplements are recommended?
Medical News Today: Yawning: An unsolved mystery
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
We all yawn; it is inevitable. Yet not a single one of us knows exactly why we do it. Here, we discuss the facts and try to understand why it evolved.
Medical News Today: Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A review finds that vitamin D is involved in sleep and pain regulation and proposes that vitamin D supplements and good sleep hygiene may help manage pain.
Medical News Today: Prostate biopsy: What to expect
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A prostate biopsy is the most effective way to diagnose prostate cancer. Learn more about this essential procedure for early detection.
Medical News Today: Spotting vs. period: How to tell the difference
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
In this article learn what the difference is between spotting and period, what the common causes of spotting may be, and when a doctor should be consulted.
Medical News Today: Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A little bit of what you fancy really does do you good; researchers say that moderate chocolate intake may reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation.
Medical News Today: Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Suicide rates among lung cancer patients are significantly higher than the general population and people with breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers.
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer surgery: Types and what to expect
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
In this article, we take a close look at the types of surgery used to treat prostate cancer, as well as what to expect during and after the procedure.
Medical News Today: Listerine foot soak: Does it work?
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Learn about the potential benefits of using Listerine mouthwash as a foot soak. Does it actually help with conditions that affect the feet?
Medical News Today: Omega-3 fatty acids weaken Listeria, study finds
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Omega-3 fatty acids can neutralize Listeria monocytogenes, making the listeriosis-causing bacterium vulnerable to attack, new research finds.
Medical News Today: How does poor sleep affect our ability to learn? Study investigates
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
A new study looks at the effects of disturbed deep sleep on the neuroplasticity in the brain's motor cortex and the ability to learn new movements.
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Family history may explain puzzling link to metabolic gene
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Research linking the metabolic gene TOMM40 with Alzheimer's risk has produced mixed results for years. Now, a new study says family history is the reason.
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: Stages and outlook
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
What does TNM mean? What is a Gleason score? What are stages 1 to 4? In this article, we explain the staging system used to categorize prostate cancer.
Medical News Today: Radiation for prostate cancer: Types and side effects
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Radiation therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer. In this article, learn about the types of radiation therapy, as well as the risks involved.