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  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 14, 2017

    3-D PRINTED PROSTATE MAY IMPROVE SURGICAL ACCURACY

    A new, life-like 3-D prostate model helps surgeons to rehearse procedures before entering the operating room. The new technology may...

    Prostate, Prostate Cancer
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 14, 2017

    WHAT IS TREACHER COLLINS SYNDROME?

    Learn about Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects how the bones and tissues in the face develop. We look at its...

    Face, Genetics
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 14, 2017

    COULD THESE PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAITS HELP US LIVE LONGER?

    By studying a group of elderly adults from Italy, researchers have identified a set of common traits associated with better mental...

    Seniors, Aging
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 13, 2017

    DOES PRIDE RAISE THE RISK OF FALLING?

    In this year's Christmas issue of the BMJ, researchers explore whether or not the biblical saying 'pride comes before a fall' holds...

    Seniors, Aging
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    PROSTATE CANCER MORTALITY 87 PERCENT HIGHER IN AMERICAN INDIANS

    A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly...

    Prostate, Cancer, Prostate Cancer
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AKINESIA

    A look at akinesia, a condition where a person cannot move their muscles as they wish. Included is detail on the difference between...

    Parkinson's Disease
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WHAT CAUSES A SWEET TASTE IN THE MOUTH?

    Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious...

    Food, Ear, Nose and Throat
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CERVICAL ECTROPION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Cervical ectropion is a condition where cells from inside the cervix form a red, inflamed patch on the outside the cervix. Learn more.

    Women's Health, Gynecology
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CAUSES AND REMEDIES FOR LOW BLOOD PRESSURE DURING PREGNANCY

    Low blood pressure, or hypotension, during pregnancy does not usually cause major health issues, and can be treated with at-home care....

    Pregnancy, Obstetrics
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    REGULAR HIGH-INTENSITY EXERCISE MAY STALL PARKINSON'S SYMPTOMS

    Results of a phase II clinical trial suggest that high-intensity exercise may help to delay the progression of motor symptoms in Parkinson's...

    Parkinson, Parkinson's Disease
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WHITE HAIR

    A look at white hair, a common change that many people experience as they age. Included is detail on genetic factors and stress-related...

    Stress, Hair, Dermatology
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    COULD THIS SOFTWARE DIAGNOSE FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS?

    Diagnosing certain types of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder remains challenging. A new study shows that facial recognition software...

    Alcohol, Pediatrics, Children's Health
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 12, 2017

    HOW CAN WE SWITCH OFF HUNGER IN THE BRAIN? STUDY SHEDS LIGHT

    New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for...

    Obesity, Brain, Neurology, Neuroscience
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 11, 2017

    TOO MUCH SITTING DOESN'T CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN, SAYS STUDY

    The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this...

    Obesity, Weight Loss, Fitness
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 10, 2017

    HOW DOES MENOPAUSE AFFECT SEX DRIVE?

    Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman's life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase...

    Menopause, Libido
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 10, 2017

    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SYMPTOMS IMPROVED WITH FRUIT AND VEG

    A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly improve symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, researchers...

    Diet, Multiple Sclerosis
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 10, 2017

    HOW A SINGLE BOUT OF EXERCISE INSTANTLY PROTECTS THE HEART

    The phenomenon of 'ischemic preconditioning' helps to explain how an acute bout of exercise can have immediate protective effects against...

    Heart Disease
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 9, 2017

    ARE THERE SIDE EFFECTS TO MASTURBATION?

    Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Learn about the benefits and potential side effects in...

    Sexual Health, STDs
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 8, 2017

    THE COMPLEX BRAIN CHOREOGRAPHY OF SPLIT-SECOND DECISIONS

    New research reveals that changing an action that has already started involves a very fast and complex interplay between three regions...

    Brain, Neurology, Neuroscience
  • By Medical News Today   -   Dec 8, 2017

    COLITIS AND CROHN'S: IS 21ST CENTURY LIVING TO BLAME?

    It is not clear why some people develop inflammatory bowel disorders and some don't. Research now shows that our lifestyle plays a...

    Crohn's, IBD