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Medical News Today: Double chin: Causes and how to get rid of one
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Excess fat under the chin can be caused by a number of factors, including age, weight, and genetics. Learn how to reduce the appearance of a double chin.
Medical News Today: Why is osteoarthritis more common among women? Study sheds light
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
A new study provides insight into why women are more likely to develop OA than men, and estrogen and microRNAs in synovial fluid may hold the answer.
Medical News Today: Cannabinoids could prevent migraine, study finds
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Researchers have found that a combination of THC and CBD - two of marijuana's active compounds - is as effective as existing drugs for preventing migraine.
Medical News Today: Secondhand smoke exposure before birth may affect lungs into adulthood
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
A study of mice shows that exposing unborn offspring to secondhand smoke causes changes in lung function and structure that persevere into adulthood.
Medical News Today: What is the vagus nerve?
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In this article, learn about the vagus nerve and what it affects in the body. What is vagus nerve stimulation and what further research is being conducted?
Medical News Today: Bipolar disorder: Signs, symptoms, and diagnosis
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Learn about the symptoms of bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by alternating periods of extreme high and low moods, as well as how it is managed.
Medical News Today: Success as a female doctor: What is the recipe?
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Find out what doctors at different career stages told us about their definition of success and what the biggest threats to their success are.
Medical News Today: Hibiscus tea: Health benefits and risks
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In this article learn about the health benefits and different types of hibiscus tea, the nutritional breakdown, and the side effects and risks.
Medical News Today: Asthma history linked to risk factor for heart failure
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
People with a history of asthma may be at greater risk of left ventricular hypertrophy, the thickening of the heart's main blood-pumping chamber.
Medical News Today: Arthritis drug does not cross placenta in pregnancy, study finds
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Study suggests that the arthritis drug certolizumab pegol is safe to use in pregnancy, after finding little to no placental transfer from mother to child.
Medical News Today: Human enzyme may be key to unraveling Alzheimer's disease
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
A study using a human enzyme, called cyclophilin 40, offers a new way to disentangle the faulty protein clumps in a range of neurodegenerative diseases.
Medical News Today: Rib cage pain: Six possible causes
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Rib cage pain can be caused by a range of conditions, from fractures to fibromyalgia. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a doctor.
Medical News Today: Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Using a combination of gold nanoparticles and laser technology, a team of scientists has found a way to halt the migration of cancer cells.
Medical News Today: A-fib patients at lower stroke, death risk with early cardiology care
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Receiving cardiology care within 90 days of atrial fibrillation diagnosis may lower patients' stroke and death risks by up to 11 percent, study finds.
Medical News Today: Low-income childhood may affect adult heart health
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
New study links low income in childhood to increased left ventricular mass and diastolic dysfunction - both tied to cardiovascular disease - in adulthood.
Medical News Today: Pneumothorax: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Pneumothorax occurs when air gets in between the lung and the chest wall, causing the lung to collapse. Learn more about its diagnosis and outlook.
Medical News Today: Food poisoning duration: How long do symptoms last?
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Food poisoning is common and preventable but what is it and what causes it? Learn about how long food poisoning may last and ways to prevent it.
Medical News Today: Sarcoidosis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory condition which causes persistent granulomas. It can affect any organ, but most often affects the lungs.
Medical News Today: Working at night may interfere with DNA repair
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
A new study explores the effect of night shifts on melatonin levels and DNA repair, as indicated by a chemical byproduct excreted in urine.
Medical News Today: Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors
Monday, June 26, 2017
An ischemic stroke is caused by a blood clot or plaque buildup. Strokes have several signs that can alert someone to the need for emergency care.