Medical News Today: Intense light may boost heart health
New research in mice and humans finds that exposure to intense light therapy can boost the heart's protection against a heart attack. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzheimer's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells
Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health
A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use essential oils for scars
Some essential oils may combat infection and inflammation, which can help wounds heal and improve skin health. Here, learn about the evidence behind these essential oils and how to use them to help prevent scars. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause rectal pain?
This article looks at the causes of pain around the rectum, the symptoms, and ways to relieve it at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to recognize Candida in stool
The presence of Candida in stool does not always signal an overgrowth. Signs of Candida in stool include white or brown mucus, froth, or foam. Treatment options include antifungal medications. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a yeast infection cause bleeding?
A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Apple cider vinegar pills: Health claims and evidence
Apple cider vinegar is gaining popularity as a potential treatment for a range of health issues. We investigate the science behind the claims. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about doxycycline
Doxycycline is an antibiotic that treats serious bacterial infections. We provide a drug overview, including its uses, how to take it, dosages, side effects, and warnings. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the G-spot, and where is it?
Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: FDA warn about 'life threatening' side effects of 'miracle' cure
A recent FDA news release outlines the potential dangers of so-called Miracle Mineral Solution, a product sold to 'cure' a range of conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: MS: Paleo diet may reduce fatigue by improving cholesterol
New research finds that improving cholesterol levels by adopting a diet high in vegetables reduces exhaustion in people with multiple sclerosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan
The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas?
Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why have my toes turned red?
The toes can turn red because of cold weather, injuries, infections, or other health issues. Learn more about the causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to improve your memory: 8 techniques to try
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 8 natural supplements to help fight inflammation
Inflammation is the body ’s defense mechanism, but it can be painful and damaging when chronic. As well as medication, people can try natural supplements to relieve inflammation. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stomach burning: What to know
There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes numbness and tingling?
Numbness and tingling can occur in different parts of the body. Though they are often harmless sensations, some serious conditions can cause numbness and tingling. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about chest infections
There are several types of chest infections, including bronchitis, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments
Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such as MS. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Social activity in your 60s may lower dementia risk by 12%
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Women no better at multitasking than men, study finds
New research uses two different testing paradigms to compare the multitasking abilities of men and women. The findings counter a long held belief. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How diet can alter the gut, leading to insulin resistance
A new study looks to mice and humans to find out more about the mechanisms through which diet can lead to insulin resistance, a key feature of diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer?
Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms
There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about forehead veins
Forehead veins may be the result of pressure, sun exposure, or pregnancy. They do not usually require treatment. Learn more about forehead veins here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about brain aneurysms
Brain aneurysms affect 3 –5% of people in the U.S. during their lifetime. When they rupture, they can cause a stroke. Learn about their symptoms, causes, and treatment here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia?
For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health
Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatments for bumps on the gums
Several conditions can cause a bump to form on the gums. These include canker sores, oral thrush, and periodontal abscesses. Learn more about a bump on the gums in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis drugs may lower mortality risk by 34%
Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How might the keto diet help treat cancer?
Preclinical research in mice has examined the effect of ketogenic diet-induced glucose restriction on a certain type of cancer cell. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it normal to have a veiny penis?
Having a veiny penis is normal and indicates healthy blood flow. However, when unusual discharge or painful ejaculation also occur, it may point to an underlying health condition. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about bleeding hemorrhoids
A person can sometimes treat bleeding hemorrhoids at home. At other times, hemorrhoids may require specialist treatment or surgery. Learn more about the symptoms, home remedies, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long Viagra lasts
Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail?
This article covers home treatment, safety considerations, and how doctors can treat ingrown toenails. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about strawberry legs
Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about mouth sores from chemo
People can get temporary mouth sores from chemotherapy. Checking the mouth often helps early detection, while keeping the mouth moist and avoiding certain foods can help relieve symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about swollen gums
Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sesame allergy affects more than 1 million people in the US
A new study suggests that sesame allergy is more common in the United States than previously thought and calls for food labeling to include sesame. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's?
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why more depression treatments should include exercise
A new review of specialist studies finds that exercise is indeed effective against depression. Yet many mental health recommendations fail to include it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does semen taste like, and can it change?
Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets'
New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern factors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment
Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about birth control nausea
Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Birth Control / Contraception Source Type: news