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Medical News Today: What is leukopenia?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Leukopenia is a condition where a person has a reduced number of white blood cells and an increased risk of infection. Learn more.
Medical News Today: Could these psychological traits help us live longer?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By studying a group of elderly adults from Italy, researchers have identified a set of common traits associated with better mental health in old age.
Medical News Today: The top six BMJ Christmas papers
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The BMJ has been publishing oddball Christmas editions since 1982. Covering a dizzying array of topics, we revisit six of the best from Christmases past.
Medical News Today: Cancer: Some immune cells found to give tumors a helping hand
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
A study shows that neutrophils, a type of immune cell, work with the protein Snail to maintain a microenvironment that favors tumor growth in lung cancer.
Medical News Today: What you should know about tubular breasts
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Learn about tubular breasts, a condition where the breasts appear irregularly shaped. Included is detail on risk factors and possible treatment options.
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of carrot juice?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Aside from great taste, carrot juice may provide numerous health benefits. Learn about the nutritional value and possible risks of drinking carrot juice.
Medical News Today: Is Christmas tree syndrome a real thing?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
As the holidays are getting into full swing, Christmas trees are popping up all around us. But can our festive trees make us sick? We investigate.
Medical News Today: Ways to stop an A-fib episode
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
A look at how to stop an atrial fibrillation (A-fib) episode. Included is detail on the best ways to prevent an episode and when you should see a doctor.
Medical News Today: Does pride raise the risk of falling?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
In this year's Christmas issue of the BMJ, researchers explore whether or not the biblical saying 'pride comes before a fall' holds any truth.
Medical News Today: Cancer breakthrough: Nanoparticles used to detect micro tumors
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Micrometastases are not usually picked up by current cancer screening technology because of their minute size. Using nanoprobes might solve that problem.
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of nopal?
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Learn about the nopal cactus, commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. This article looks at its nutritional content and possible health benefits.
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer mortality 87 percent higher in American Indians
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
Medical News Today: Which foods are best for mental well-being? It depends on your age
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that the answer may depend on our age.
Medical News Today: 'We all hear voices in our heads,' but why? Study investigates
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
New research suggests that the brain regards talking inside of our heads as equivalent to talking out loud, with the same degree of dampened response.
Medical News Today: Causes and remedies for low blood pressure during pregnancy
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Low blood pressure, or hypotension, during pregnancy does not usually cause major health issues, and can be treated with at-home care. Learn more.
Medical News Today: What you should know about white hair
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A look at white hair, a common change that many people experience as they age. Included is detail on genetic factors and stress-related causes.
Medical News Today: Should I worry about pearly penile papules?
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Pearly penile papules are harmless white spots that appear on the penis. Learn more about their symptoms and how to remove them here.
Medical News Today: Regular high-intensity exercise may stall Parkinson's symptoms
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Results of a phase II clinical trial suggest that high-intensity exercise may help to delay the progression of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease.
Medical News Today: Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A new study published in the Christmas edition of the BMJ explores the science behind the so-called man flu phenomenon, finding evidence to back it.
Medical News Today: Cervical ectropion: What you need to know
Monday, December 11, 2017
Cervical ectropion is a condition where cells from inside the cervix form a red, inflamed patch on the outside the cervix. Learn more.