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Medical News Today: What is a thrombus? Causes and types
What is a thrombus? In this article, we explore the different types of thrombus, their causes and symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Vascular Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New drug target could change chronic pain medication
New research identifies a novel target for potential new medication for chronic and pathologic pain. The study finds a new pain receptor and mechanism. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The fitness placebo: Can you really think yourself fit?
If you believe that you are exercising enough, you will live longer than someone who believes that they are not - regardless of activity levels. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits
What are chaga mushrooms and what are their potential health benefits? How are chaga mushrooms used and what are the possible risks? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cause of schizophrenia found in a type of brain cell
A new study in mice finds that genetic faults in a certain type of brain cell may be the basis for childhood-onset schizophrenia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Schizophrenia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop breast-feeding: Nine tips for weaning
Knowing when to stop breast-feeding and how to wean properly can be difficult. In this article, learn how to make weaning easier for parent and child. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain
Manual acupuncture is effective in treating period pain and associated symptoms, such as nausea and headaches, according to the results of new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Small cell lung cancer: Cause of treatment resistance discovered
Small cell lung cancer returns post-therapy because circulating tumor cells that were previously sensitive to chemotherapy form chemo-resistant complexes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Herpangina: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Herpangina is a condition that mainly affects children, and causes small blisters in the mouth and throat. Learn about its symptoms and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sesamoiditis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Sesamoid bones are located in the knees and feet. What is sesamoiditis, who does it affect, how is it treated, and how may it be prevented? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Schizophrenia breakthrough: Halting protein degradation is key
A reduction in DISC1 plays a role in schizophrenia, and a new study investigates how this protein is degraded while attempting to apply its brakes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Schizophrenia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Curly or straight: What determines hair shape?
Whether you are sporting curly locks or poker-straight hair is determined by the shape of your hair follicle and the behavior of a host of cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Heart failure risk may be affected by weight gain
Researchers find that weight gain may overstrain the heart muscle, which, in time, could lead to heart failure. Weight management could reduce this risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sarcopenia: Causes, symptoms, and management
Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of muscle mass. Learn about the causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is diagnosed and treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Working abroad as a doctor: What to know before you go
Does experiencing a new culture sound enticing? The adventure of a lifetime awaits, but working abroad is not for everyone. Find out if it is for you. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Primary Care / General Practice Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes, symptoms, and management
What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Arthritis / Rheumatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia: Nonmedical approaches are effective
One in 3 cases of dementia can be prevented by managing key lifestyle factors, such as engaging in more physical exercise and social activities. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best breast cancer blogs
Medical News Today have found the 10 best breast cancer blogs that offer educational information, inspiration, and support for people with breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why are scientists redefining Alzheimer's disease?
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation
Scientists have found the pathways through which the body makes anti-inflammatory molecules from cannabinoids derived naturally from omega-3 fatty acids. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Immune System / Vaccines Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ehrlichiosis: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention
Ehrlichiosis is a type of bacterial infection commonly transmitted by the lone star tick. Learn about the symptoms of ehrlichiosis and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pulse oximetry: Uses and benefits
What is pulse oximetry, how do pulse oximeters work, who can benefit from them, and what should be expected from pulse oximetry? What are the limitations? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Innovation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Can a challenging job and exercise keep the condition at bay?
New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life, and levels of cognition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A healthy heart today means a healthier brain later in life
Following seven simple heart health tips in your 20s predicts a healthier brain volume in your 40s. Cardiovascular and cognitive health seem to be linked. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Craniosacral therapy: Does it work?
Craniosacral therapy is type of alternative therapy similar to a gentle massage, sometimes used by osteopaths. What conditions can it treat? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Running for 1 minute per day may protect women's bone health
A short burst of high-intensity, weight-bearing physical activity, such as running, is connected with better bone health in women, finds new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sever's disease: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment
What is Sever ’s disease and who does it affect? In this article learn about the causes, recovery, and possible recurrence of Sever’s disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Out-of-body experiences: Neuroscience or the paranormal?
Out-of-body experiences have historically been the domain of pseudoscience. However, neuroscience researchers are slowly unraveling their mystery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic depression in young teens tied to marijuana use later
Young people with chronic or severe forms of depression in their early teens have a higher risk of developing marijuana-use disorder at age 18, says study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Presbycusis: Causes of age-related hearing loss
Presbycusis the term given to age-related hearing loss. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this condition here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hearing / Deafness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Actinic keratosis: Pictures, causes, and prevention
What is actinic keratosis and what are the causes? What does actinic keratosis look like, what are the risk factors, and how is it diagnosed? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood screening tests could predict Alzheimer's disease
Blood screening tests to detect levels of an Alzheimer's disease marker in the blood may help to predict disease risk and even work to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Genetic factors may link early menopause with diabetes
Early menopause correlates with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, but the cause for both might be found in the DNA, a current study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes statistics: Facts and trends
Learn the facts behind type 2 diabetes: how prevalent it is, why it's a serious condition, how it affects different ethnicities, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists find two new risk genes for Alzheimer's
In a study deemed a 'massive undertaking' by the researchers, two new genes have been found that may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Radiculopathy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Radiculopathy describes a nerve being pinched by the spine. Learn about the causes of this painful condition, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Weight gain in early adulthood linked to health risks later in life
Gaining a moderate amount of weight from early to middle adulthood may be associated with an increased risk of chronic disease and premature death. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ozone exposure tied to cardiovascular risk
Exposure to ozone is linked to changes in blood platelets and raised blood pressure at levels lower than that tied to changes in the lungs, study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Mobility aids: Types, benefits, and use
Mobility aids are designed to help people with their independence and reduce pain. What types of mobility aids are there and who can benefit from them? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hyposmia: Causes, treatment, and related conditions
Hyposmia is a term describing partial or complete loss of the sense of smell. Learn about the causes, how it is treated, and related conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Unhealthful plant-based diet can increase heart disease risk
Plant-based diets can prevent the onset of heart disease, but eating unwholesome plant foods can have the opposite effect, researchers find. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Mitral valve prolapse: What you need to know
Mitral valve prolapse is a condition where a valve in the heart stops working normally. Learn what causes it, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Underdeveloped brain network after 30 may impact mental health
People who are underdeveloped in the brain region that is linked with inhibition after age 30 may be more likely to experience psychological problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?
A series of studies sheds new light on the racial disparities among Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. Stress and social adversity play a key role. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer
Consuming tomatoes daily may help to protect skin against UV light damage and decrease the likelihood of developing skin cancer tumors, new research finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: Statins might be effective with diet control
New research suggests that, at the right dose and frequency, certain statins might be effective against ovarian cancer if diet excludes geranylgeraniol. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Marsupialization: What to expect
What is marsupialization and when is it used? Learn about possible complications, when to see a doctor about a cyst, and alternative treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Whipple procedure: Risks, benefits, and how to prepare
The Whipple procedure is a complex operation sometimes used to treat pancreatic cancer. Learn about the benefits and risks of the Whipple procedure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Adult ADHD: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
In this article, learn about adult ADHD and how it differs from childhood ADHD. We cover the symptoms of adult ADHD, and how it is diagnosed and treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news