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 2018-04-25 14:00 

Medical News Today

Letter from the Editor: Winds of change...

The winds of change are blowing at Medical News Today. Read Managing Editor Marie Ellis' monthly update to learn about what's on the horizon....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

Medical News Today

Cognitive decline: Impaired sense of smell could be used as marker...

The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could be a marker for cognitive decline....

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Medical News Today

What are the main functions of the muscular system?...

The human muscular system is complex and has many functions in the body. These include mobility, stability, posture, circulation, digestion, and more. There are several different types of muscles that enable these roles, including skeletal and cardiac or ...

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Medical News Today

What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?...

Vaginal dryness is a common symptom for women transitioning to menopause. It is caused by a drop in levels of the hormone estrogen. Treatment options include medications to boost estrogen levels and home remedies that can also improve symptoms. We examine...

 2018-04-25 12:30 

Reuters

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Court to rule on whether gravely ill UK child can go to Vatican hospital...

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A British court will hear an appeal on Wednesday in the case of a gravely ill, 23-month-old boy whose case has attracted international attention, including from Pope Francis....

 2018-04-25 12:19 

Men's Health News

How Tony Romo Is Embracing — and Crushing — His New Life...

Tony Romo retired in 2017, but now he's talking about the latest news in his life, including his wife, his kids, golf, and working in sports as well as being the new face of Chaps by Ralph Lauren....

 2018-04-25 12:00 

Medical News Today

What to do about a hyperextended elbow...

A hyperextended elbow can occur when the elbow moves outside its normal range of motion. This can result in a variety of symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and muscle spasms. Treatment involves rest, using a brace, and sometimes, surgery. It can often be p...

 2018-04-25 11:44 

AP

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, was euthanized Wednesday by the Singapore Zoo, officials said....

 2018-04-25 11:12 

Men's Health News

5 Things We Loved About The Suunto 3 Fitness Smartwatch...

The Suunto 3 Fitness smartwatch combines no-nonsense activity tracking and a smart app for a practical fitness wearable....

 2018-04-25 11:08 

Medical Daily

Reducing Acne: 5 Foods That Help Prevent Breakouts...

Apart from avoiding anything that triggers or aggravates acne, it is also worth exploring a few dietary additions that can protect and revitalize the skin....

 2018-04-25 11:02 

Men's Health News

This 'Karate Kid' Star Lost 20 Pounds to Step Back Into the 'Cobra Kai' Dojo...

How William Zabka prepared to reprise his role as Johnny Lawrence, the iconic 'Karate Kid' villain, 34 years later....

 2018-04-25 10:35 

Men's Health News

Can You Be Obese and Perfectly Healthy? A New Study Says No...

A new study has found that metabolically healthy obese (MHO) individuals were at an increased risk for developing serious health problems....

 2018-04-25 10:12 

ABC News (US)

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Juul maker to invest $30M to combat underage vaping...

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 2018-04-25 10:00 

CBC

Canadians must hold government accountable in Nunavut's tuberculosis outbreak...

Dr. Sarah Giles, a freelance journalist and family physician, says Canadians and the media need to pay more attention to the tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut....

 2018-04-25 10:00 

Medical News Today

What are the risks of breast implant surgery?...

As with many medical procedures, breast implant surgery has a range of risks and complications for people to be aware of beforehand. These can include pain, swelling, infection, and visual changes. In this article, we identify the risks of this surgery, a...

 2018-04-25 10:00 

Medical News Today

Causes and treatments for a nervous stomach...

A nervous stomach usually refers to stomach problems that are caused by stress and anxiety. Despite having some of the same symptoms as some chronic GI disorders, a nervous stomach is usually related to a person's 'fight-or-flight' response. T...

 2018-04-25 10:00 

Medical News Today

What are the risks of being underweight?...

A person is considered to be underweight if they have a body mass index (BMI) of under 18.5. Being underweight is associated with a range of health risks including bone, skin, teeth, and fertility problems. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treat...

 2018-04-25 08:56 

Medical Daily

How Your Workplace And Coworkers Can Affect Your Health...

Office workers spend a lot of their time in the workplace, making it important to be aware of the factors that can affect their health....

 2018-04-25 07:00 

Medical News Today

Sheep disease toxin shines a light on multiple sclerosis...

A sheep disease has parallels with multiple sclerosis. A study identifies antibodies to the toxin in humans, providing clues as to the condition's origin....

 2018-04-25 07:00 

Medical News Today

Could 'one puff' of cannabis ease depression?...

Researchers found that users of medical cannabis reported a reduction in depressive symptoms after just one puff of a high-CBD, low-THC form of the drug....

 2018-04-25 06:36 

Reuters

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Novartis' digital drive continues with eye-disease app...

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis's foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies....

 2018-04-25 06:10 

Medical Daily

Rise In Prevalence Of Anxiety Among US Children And Adolescents: Study...

Analysis of nationwide data revealed a rising number of children and teenagers are being diagnosed with anxiety in recent years....

 2018-04-25 05:06 

Medical Daily

Why Women Are More Likely To Suffer Migraines Than Men...

Roughly 74% of Americans who suffer from migraines happen to be women. Now, researchers may have understood the cause of this gender disparity....

 2018-04-24 23:59 

CBC

Exercise lowers risk of depression risk at all ages, researchers find...

Regardless your age or where you live, physical activity can reduce the risk of having depression later in life, according to a large analysis of scientific research....

 2018-04-24 22:28 

CBC

Traditional Medicinals Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea tea recalled for potential salmonella...

No contamination has been found in the product and no illnesses have been reported, company says....

 2018-04-24 22:13 

ABC News (US)

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Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online...

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 2018-04-24 22:08 

Reuters

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Hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries...

(Reuters Health) - People who have a lot of trouble hearing may be almost twice as likely to experience an accidental injury as individuals with excellent or good hearing, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-04-24 21:32 

ABC News (US)

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COLUMN: Knowing the health indicators of a brain aneurysm can save your life...

A brain aneurysm is a silent, dangerous ticking time bomb....

 2018-04-24 21:25 

AP

Minnesota sees increasing demand for nurse practitioners...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurse practitioners are becoming vital to health care in Minnesota, which is seeing the demands of aging patients outpace the supply of doctors....

 2018-04-24 21:23 

CBC

For elderly, opioids tied to higher risk of fall-related injuries and deaths...

Opioid use linked to increased risk of falls and death in older adults...

 2018-04-24 20:40 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Watchdog: VA nominee Jackson was unprofessional...

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 2018-04-24 20:13 

AP

Police: Co-worker called Waffle House suspect 'paranoid'...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The suspect in Sunday's killings at a Tennessee Waffle House once lived in Colorado, where police say a co-worker described him as being paranoid and delusional at times. Th......

 2018-04-24 19:56 

Reuters

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Caffeine in pregnancy tied to childhood weight gain...

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who drink lots of coffee and other caffeinated beverages may be more likely to have kids who are overweight than mothers who limit caffeine during pregnancy, a Norwegian study suggests....

 2018-04-24 19:37 

ABC News (US)

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Trump hints VA pick might want to withdraw nomination...

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 2018-04-24 19:37 

Reuters

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For elderly, opioids tied to higher risk of fall-related injuries and deaths...

(Reuters Health) - Elderly people who are prescribed opioids may be at higher risk for injuries from falls, some of which may be fatal, a Canadian analysis of trauma cases suggests....

 2018-04-24 19:29 

AP

UK judge rejects bid to take sick toddler Alfie Evans abroad...

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Tuesday said the parents of a terminally ill toddler cannot take him to Italy for treatment, a course of action U.K. courts have said would be futile and wrong....

 2018-04-24 19:24 

AP

4th death reported in Illinois linked to synthetic marijuana...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials say a fourth person has died after using synthetic marijuana....

 2018-04-24 19:16 

ABC News (US)

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After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?...

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 2018-04-24 19:16 

AP

After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?...

Former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after wife Barbara's funeral has raised questions about whether stress or a broken heart played a role....

 2018-04-24 19:00 

Medical News Today

What does it mean if you're born with more than five fingers on a hand?...

Some people are born with extra fingers or toes. Known as polydactyly, the condition occurs genetically and can be inherited. If polydactyly does not impact a person's ability to use their hand or foot, it may not need treatment. There are several typ...

 2018-04-24 18:49 

ABC News (US)

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First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease...

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 2018-04-24 18:49 

AP

First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to slow kidney decline in patients with the most common inherited kidney disease....

 2018-04-24 18:35 

Reuters

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Express Scripts targets Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs in pricing shift...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it....

 2018-04-24 18:00 

Medical News Today

Can avocado oil strengthen my hair?...

Oils play an important role in the health of a person's hair. Avocado oil may have specific benefits due to its vitamin and mineral composition. When the hair's natural oil balance is uneven, or the environment has damaged the hair, using oils on ...

 2018-04-24 17:54 

ABC News (US)

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Authorities: Woman faked cancer claims for insurance money...

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 2018-04-24 17:36 

ABC News (US)

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UK judge holds new hearing over sick toddler Alfie Evans...

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 2018-04-24 17:21 

AP

UK judge holds new hearing over sick toddler Alfie Evans...

LONDON (AP) — A British judge heard a new appeal Tuesday from the parents of a terminally ill British toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment — something British courts have ruled isn't......

 2018-04-24 17:04 

AP

HIV focus of LSU's 2nd LGBTQ+ health symposium...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU Health New Orleans is holding a free symposium about LGBTQ health, with a focus on the human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS....

 2018-04-24 17:00 

Medical News Today

What home remedies can stop flatulence?...

Although passing gas is a normal bodily function, some people may be concerned that they do so excessively. There are many steps that can help to reduce flatulence, including dietary changes and supplements. In this article, we look at 12 steps that could...

 2018-04-24 17:00 

Medical News Today

What is Crouzon syndrome?...

Crouzon syndrome is relatively rare genetic condition that affects the features of a person's face and head. It impacts bone development and has a range of distinctive symptoms and characteristics. Treatments may include surgery. Most people born with...

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