Medical News Today: New HIV vaccine could expose latent virus and kill it
Using immune cells in an innovative way, scientists just got closer to developing an HIV vaccine that could make antiretroviral drugs a thing of the past. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV and AIDS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer: 'Off-the-shelf' stem cell treatment enters clinical trial
In a landmark clinical trial, researchers are making use of induced pluripotent stem cells for the first time in the United States. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do we empathize? Researchers take on new perspective
Do we only empathize with and mirror others' behaviors in contexts calling for social cooperation? New research suggests taking the question further. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer
New research in mice and human cells suggests that capsaicin, the compound that gives red peppers its spicy flavor, may slow lung cancer progression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?
While most people experience a headache occasionally, migraine is a condition that causes severe head pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the differences here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about high potassium
Symptoms of high potassium, or hyperkalemia, may include nausea, and difficulty breathing. A person may not show symptoms. Kidney issues are the main cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a dry cough?
A dry cough is a type of cough that does not bring up phlegm. Dry coughs are often short-lived and rarely a cause for concern. However, a chronic dry cough can be a symptom of an underlying condition. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry coughs here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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Medical News Today: Best remedies for dry skin on the feet
Dry, scaly, or cracked skin on the feet is common. People can relieve dry skin using exfoliators, moisturizers, and foot soaks. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the feet and discuss five home remedies to remove and soften dry, dead skin on the feet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tips to increase stamina
Methods of increasing stamina include meditation, exercise, and consuming caffeine. Stamina can help prevent physical fatigue and enhance mental focus. Learn more about boosting stamina here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the side effects of Tamiflu in children?
Tamiflu is a prescription drug that doctors sometimes use to treat the influenza, or flu, virus. In this article, learn about the possible side effects and risks in children. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could targeting this protein prevent hypoglycemia?
Could targeting the protein neuronostatin prevent or treat dangerous low blood sugar in people with diabetes who use insulin? A new study investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Syncing brain waves may fight age-related memory problems
Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this issue? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could this food additive make it harder to fight the flu?
A compound called tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) weakens the body's immune response to influenza infections, new research suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a hard lump under the skin?
There are many causes of a hard lump under the skin, including lipomas, swollen lymph nodes, and several types of cyst. Learn more about hard lumps under the skin here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Simply seeing reminders of coffee can perk up the brain
Coffee-related cues may increase focus and alertness in the same way that actual coffee does, according to the findings of a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk
Consuming just a small amount of red and processed meat could still pose a risk to health and affect longevity, according to new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Frequent urination at night may be a sign of hypertension
New research finds that nocturia, or the frequent need to urinate at night, may be a sign of high blood pressure. A high salt intake may also play a role. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alcohol use disorder: Brain damage may progress despite sobriety
Scientists have compared the brains of people with alcohol use disorder with those of people without the disorder. They also studied rodents. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Looking for beauty in your DNA
Newly published research explores the genetic variations that are associated with facial attractiveness and finds that they vary by sex. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is the 'sugar rush' a myth?
It is common knowledge that after eating a sugary snack, we experience a 'sugar rush.' However, according to a recent meta-analysis, this might be a myth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of beetroot juice?
Beetroot juice contains plenty of healthful vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Drinking beetroot juice could provide several health benefits, such as lowering blood pressure and reducing inflammation. In this article, we discuss the health benefits, nutrition, and side effects of beetroot juice. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: List of the best full-body exercises
The best full-body exercises include squats, burpees, lunges, and cycling. People can do these to exercise several muscles at once. Learn more about how to do these exercises here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can scientists 'hack' memory?
Is it possible to manipulate memory formation and consolidation? And why would we want to do it? We explore these questions in this Spotlight feature. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide
A global study links 1 in 5 deaths to poor diet, suggesting that low intake of fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes is a major factor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Keto diet: A 'cheat day' may undo benefits and damage blood vessels
New research suggests that people should not follow the ketogenic diet for 6 days and then take a day off, as a 'cheat day' may offset the benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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Medical News Today: Fighting 'superbugs' with blue light
Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern throughout the world. A recent study investigates whether blue light can destroy these 'superbugs.' (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Even moderate alcohol consumption increases stroke risk'
A large cohort study in a Chinese population contradicts previous findings suggesting that moderate alcohol intake can protect against stroke. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about female sex hormones
Summary description Female sex hormones, or sex steroids, play crucial roles in sexual development, sexual desire, and reproduction. They also influence body weight and hair, bone, and muscle growth. Learn more about the types and roles of these hormones here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are large areolas normal?
Areolas can be large or small, and they come in many different shapes and colors. They can also change over time, for example, with age or during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Learn more about areola size and reduction options here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to begin intermittent fasting
Intermittent fasting has many potential benefits, including helping a person to lose weight. Tips to start include having a goal, choosing a suitable method, and creating meal. Learn about possible side effects and who should not fast. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men
Many symptoms can indicate colon cancer in men, including bowel changes, weight loss, cramps, and bloody stool. However, these symptoms can also be due to other causes. Learn more about colon cancer symptoms and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of olive leaf extract
Research is beginning to show that olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits. These include lowering blood pressure, improving cholesterol, and reducing the risk of weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which are the best bedtime snacks for diabetes?
Having a snack before bed can help some people manage their blood sugar levels overnight, offsetting the dawn phenomenon and the Somogyi effect. In this article, we look at how blood glucose changes overnight and the best snacks to balance blood sugar before bed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists quash claims about single 'depression genes'
After reviewing data on 620,000-plus people, scientists quash claims that a single or handful of genes can have a strong influence on risk of depression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer: Are probiotics making immunotherapy less effective?
Probiotic supplements could be having a detrimental effect on this particular form of cancer treatment, according to new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes red spots on the roof of the mouth?
Many factors can cause red spots to appear on the roof of the mouth. These include oral infections, burns or other injuries, and ulcers. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, pictures, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dogs may be able to sniff out seizures
For the first time, researchers demonstrate that dogs can distinguish a distinct odor that the body produces during an epileptic seizure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk
People who tend to frequently switch between digital media devices appear to have a greater risk of obesity, according to the findings of a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about diabetes and amputation
Diabetes is a leading cause of lower limb loss by amputation in the United States. In this article, we look at why this can happen, how common it is, and how to prevent it. We also look at the warning signs to look out for to prevent diabetes-related complications and amputation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness?
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best low-glycemic foods?
The glycemic index (GI) ranks foods based on how their carbohydrates affect blood glucose levels. In this article, we look at some of the best low-GI foods, their benefits, and tips for a low-GI diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cause of a lump on the back of the neck
Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is blue balls a real condition?
Blue balls is the informal term for epididymal hypertension, which causes uncomfortable or aching testicles if a person is aroused but does not ejaculate. Learn more about the myths and facts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does oxidative stress affect the body?
Oxidative stress can damage cells and occurs when there is an excess of free radicals. The body produces free radicals during normal metabolic processes but also produces antioxidants to neutralize them. Long-term oxidative stress can contribute to aging and may play a role in a number of conditions. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes rapid weight gain?
Most people ’s body weight fluctuates over time, but rapid weight gain can sometimes indicate a medical issue. In this article, learn about which conditions can cause rapid weight gain as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia: Amyloid PET scans can improve diagnosis and care
Using brain scans that can detect hallmarks of Alzheimer's could improve diagnosis and clinical care of people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can this technique revolutionize reconstructive surgery?
A new method for reshaping cartilage would be quicker, easier, and much less invasive than current procedures. Moreover, it could have many applications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegans have a 'healthier biomarker profile'
After testing a range of diets, researchers conclude that vegan and vegetarian diets produce the healthiest levels of diet-related biomarkers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Researchers explore 'completely novel, nontoxic' IBD treatment
Researchers identify a new method that could allow them to treat and even prevent the development of inflammatory bowel disease, among other conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news