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Medical News Today: HIV vs. AIDS: Differences and connections
Saturday, February 25, 2017
What are the causes and symptoms of HIV and AIDS? How does HIV lead to AIDS? How are they tested and diagnosed, and what treatments might be used?
Medical News Today: Neurofeedback treatment for insomnia no better than placebo
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Neurofeedback has been considered a potential insomnia therapy for decades. However, breaking research finds it to be no more effective than a placebo.
Medical News Today: Cats do not harm children's mental health, study finds
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Unlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders.
Medical News Today: HIV symptoms timeline: How do symptoms change?
Saturday, February 25, 2017
What are the three stages of HIV? Learn about the symptoms at the AIDS stage, slowing HIV progression, and the outlook if treatment is not received.
Medical News Today: Dementia risk reduced by eating 'five-a-day'
Friday, February 24, 2017
Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily - in line with current recommendations - may reduce older adults' risk of dementia, study finds.
Medical News Today: Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment
Friday, February 24, 2017
Deep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being.
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Molecular study clarifies potential link to high blood sugar
Friday, February 24, 2017
Sugar can damage cell proteins via glycation. Now, study finds glycation damage in enzyme for immune function and insulin regulation in early Alzheimer's.
Medical News Today: Waterpik vs. flossing: What is best?
Friday, February 24, 2017
What is water picking and what is flossing? Learn about the pros and cons of both, how they are used, and the best oral health practices.
Medical News Today: Swollen uvula: Causes, symptoms, and remedies
Friday, February 24, 2017
In this article, learn about the uvula, why it may become swollen, what might have caused the swelling, and which home treatments may be recommended.
Medical News Today: People with mental health disorders at risk of stroke, study finds
Friday, February 24, 2017
A new study investigates the link between patients with metal health issues and the risk of having a stroke within several time periods.
Medical News Today: Gene mutations in brain linked to OCD-like behavior
Friday, February 24, 2017
Researchers found that eliminating a set of genes in the corticostriatal brain region of mice - also present in humans - led to OCD-like behavior.
Medical News Today: Eating 10 portions of fruits and veg daily best for health
Thursday, February 23, 2017
While eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily brings health benefits, new research finds eating 10 portions every day is even better.
Medical News Today: People who sleep longer twice as likely to develop dementia
Thursday, February 23, 2017
New research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today: Skin health: Friendly bacteria keep harmful Staph in check
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The mix of bacteria on our skin influences its health. Now, scientists show how harmful Staphylococcus aureus is kept in check by skin-friendly cousins.
Medical News Today: Sexual side effects of antidepressants: Symptoms and treatment
Thursday, February 23, 2017
How do antidepressants cause sexual side effects and what are the side effects in men and women? Which antidepressants cause fewer sexual side effects?
Medical News Today: Schirmer's test: What to expect with the dry eye test
Thursday, February 23, 2017
What is the Schirmer's test, why is the test used, and who should have a Schirmer's test? What should be expected and what do the results mean?
Medical News Today: Periodontitis may be an early sign of type 2 diabetes
Thursday, February 23, 2017
New research suggests people with severe gum disease - also known as periodontitis - may have undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes.
Medical News Today: Eating fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Evidence is steadily mounting that diet can influence lung health. The latest study demonstrates a link between eating fruit and veg and reduced COPD risk.
Medical News Today: Genital herpes in pregnancy may raise autism risk for offspring
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Researchers suggest that mothers with a greater immune response to herpes simplex virus 2 in pregnancy may be more likely to have children with autism.
Medical News Today: Preeclampsia raises risk of heart disease, heart failure
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A new meta-analysis shows women who had preeclampsia during pregnancy find themselves at a significantly higher risk of heart disease later in life.