Medical News Today: What is an MTHFR mutation?
An MTHFR mutation is the mutation of a gene that regulates the production of a specific enzyme. This type of mutation can potentially lead to a number of health conditions. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about plant based diets
A plant based diet is one that focuses on healthful wholefoods and excludes or limits meat and dairy products. Learn more about the benefits and how to follow a plant based diet here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about chickenpox in adults
Chickenpox usually affects children, but it can also occur in adults. In this article, we look at the specific symptoms and treatments of chickenpox in adults. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could bone-like particles in blood contribute to artery clogging?
Scientists have discovered that circulating blood contains bone-like particles and suggest that they may contribute to atherosclerosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can graphene help fight mosquito bites?
Mosquitos transmit a significant number of serious diseases. Preventing them from biting is difficult, but some researchers think graphene may hold clues. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: We follow the same old patterns in new romantic relationships
Recent evidence suggests that relationship dynamics tend to remain unchanged across different intimate partnerships, despite our expectations of change. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Red wine in moderation may protect gut health
An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who don't. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why am I dizzy after eating?
Dizziness after eating can have many causes, including low blood sugar, low blood pressure, and specific foods. Learn more about some of the causes of dizziness after eating here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of a persistent low grade fever
A persistent low grade fever is when a person ’s temperature remains between 100.4°F and 102.2°F for more than two weeks. Learn about the possible causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The duration of dry socket
Dry socket can last up to 7 days. It can occur after tooth extraction and causes symptoms, including intense pain. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of puffy nipples in men
Men can develop puffy nipples due to hormone changes, body fat, and several other factors. Making dietary and exercise-related changes may help. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify and treat a herpes skin rash
Herpes skin rash outbreaks usually affect the mouth or genitals but can appear anywhere on the body. Learn about identifying and treating herpes skin rashes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get more vitamin D from the sun
Even a short time in the sun can provide all the vitamin D a person needs for the day. Learn how to get the most vitamin D from the sun, and other sources, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is Lynch syndrome?
Lynch syndrome is a genetic condition that increases a person ’s risk of developing colorectal cancer. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about tonsillectomy scabs
Tonsillectomy scabs develop after surgery and typically fall off after about 10 days. Light bleeding is a normal part of healing, but people experiencing mores significant bleeding should see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US
Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: WHO publish report on microplastics in drinking water
A recent report from the WHO examines the potential impact of microplastics on human health. The main conclusion is that more research is sorely needed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Memory boost: One-off exercise as effective as 12 weeks' training
A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do antibiotics raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis?
A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Simply being with someone you love can lessen physical pain
According to a recent study, all it takes for us to feel less pain is to be in the presence of our significant other, even if we do not speak or touch. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nosebleeds with clots
Several factors can cause nosebleeds with clots, including physical trauma, allergies, and a deviated septum. It is fairly easy to stop a nosebleed at home. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent bumps after waxing
Many people develop bumps on the skin after waxing. In this article, we look at how to prevent and treat bumps after waxing, as well as why they develop. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to diagnose a fever at home
Using a thermometer is the simplest way to tell whether a person has a fever, but other at-home methods can help. Learn these techniques here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about kidney pain after drinking alcohol
The kidneys are responsible for filtering out waste products, including alcohol, from the body. Kidney pain can be a sign of serious health issues. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that commonly causes dizziness. Specific head movements may trigger symptoms, but people can usually treat BPPV with exercises and medication. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is red meat bad for your health?
Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn whether red meat is good or bad for health, as well as what the official dietary guidelines recommend, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do
Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some causes of anger, as well as what to do, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is breast implant illness?
Doctors do not currently recognize breast implant illness as a medical condition. However, many people report experiencing it. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: People with higher optimism more likely to live 'exceptionally long lives'
A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer's risk
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do brain fluctuations drive risk taking behavior?
New research shows how subtle natural fluctuations in resting brain activity most likely impact our inclination toward risk taking behaviors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does erectile dysfunction impact productivity at work?
Scientists know that erectile dysfunction is common and reduces the perceived quality of life, but its impact on productivity at work is less studied. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease
New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blocking key protein could treat chronic pain
New research in mice sheds light on the development of chronic pain, and neuropathic pain, in particular, paving the way for more effective treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Designing a blood test that can predict lifespan
A recent paper outlines researchers' efforts to design a blood test that can more accurately predict how long an individual has to live. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Being easily fatigued may signal future heart problems
New research suggests that tiring after light physical tasks or exercise could be a signal for cardiovascular disease when people get older. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Omega-3 fatty acid medications can boost cardiovascular health
A new review-based advisory has compared the benefits of two prescription omega-3 fatty acid medications for cardiovascular health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Controversial study links pollution with bipolar, depression
New research has found a link between living in a polluted area and the incidence of some mental health conditions — but not everyone is convinced. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What happens if you do pushups every day?
Pushups are a beneficial exercise that people can do every day. Pushups can increase muscle mass and cardiovascular health. Risks include back pain. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hydrogen peroxide for teeth whitening: What to know
Hydrogen peroxide is a common ingredient in many at-home and commercial teeth whitening solutions. Learn more about how it works and the safety considerations here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about glimepiride
Glimepiride is a drug people use to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes. Find out about the potential side effects of glimepiride, and the possible risks of taking this drug. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the side effects of metformin
The main use of metformin is to control blood sugar levels. Here, learn about the potential side effects of metformin and its interactions with other medications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tooth extraction aftercare: A how-to guide
Caring for the mouth and empty socket after a tooth extraction is vital to prevent painful complications. Learn about tooth extraction aftercare in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stimulate appetite
Appetite stimulants include various medications and supplements, as well as lifestyle strategies. Learn more about how to stimulate appetite here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: More of any physical activity tied to longer life
New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is 5G technology bad for our health?
In this Spotlight, we look at the effects of electromagnetic fields on our bodies and explore why some think 5G tech may not be safe. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood pressure in our 30s and 40s has lasting impact on brain health
A new study finds that blood pressure changes in our 30s and 40s can have lasting effects on our health and links these to brain changes in our 70s. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Inflammation in type 2 diabetes: Study overturns previous notions
New research challenges the prevalent belief that it is glucose that drives chronic inflammation in obesity and obesity-related type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about cystic fibrosis in children
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that doctors usually diagnose in early childhood. Find out about the diagnostic procedure and the treatments that may help reduce CF symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cystic Fibrosis Source Type: news