Medical News Today: Intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome
A new clinical trial shows that time-restricted eating, also known as intermittent fasting, helps relieve symptoms of metabolic syndrome. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain
New research in pigs suggests that combining a hypertension drug and a glaucoma drug may take the pain out of passing a kidney stone. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A key area of the brain is smaller in women on the pill
A new study found a dramatic difference in the size of the hypothalamus between women taking the oral contraceptive pill and those not using it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Birth Control / Contraception Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High blood pressure research: 2019 overview
In this special feature, we outline some of 2019's most interesting investigations into hypertension. We cover risk factors, nutrition, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do fruit and veg reduce colorectal cancer risk?
Researchers may have uncovered how flavonoids may protect against colorectal cancer. The authors hope their findings will lead to a preventive drug. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ultrasound with MRI improves prostate treatment
Combining ultrasound heat with precision MRI promises a more precise way to treat prostate cancer and enlarged prostates — without the usual side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes uncontrolled laughter in epilepsy?
A thorough investigation into an individual's uncontrolled laughter revealed that the cause was seizures resulting from a rare form of epilepsy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stay healthy on Christmas Day
Christmas Day tends to be indulgent. In this feature, we will help you find ways to enjoy yourself without being left feeling too unhealthful. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: For rats, empathy may be a survival strategy
Research in rats suggests that empathy may be an important element in the rodents ’ remarkable ability to survive in difficult environments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Aspirin: Friend or foe after breast cancer?
A new study focuses on DNA change to investigate why aspirin use is linked to different outcomes in different individuals after a breast cancer diagnosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A guide to the best probiotics
There are many types of probiotic, and each has a different set of health benefits. In this article, learn about the best probiotics for various situations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between depression and anxiety?
Some people experience anxiety and depression at the same time. In this article, learn about how they are linked, the differences between them, and what treatments are available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about fever during pregnancy
Experiencing a fever during pregnancy can be worrying. Learn about the effects that a fever might have on a pregnant woman and their fetus, as well as when to seek help, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about trigger point injections
Trigger point injections can help relieve chronic muscle pain. Here, learn about the possible side effects, how the injections work, and who may benefit. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for premature ejaculation
Premature ejaculation is a common sexual concern. However, there are a range of remedies and techniques that may help control it. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can the keto diet treat epilepsy?
The keto diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet. Here, learn how the keto diet could help reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about peeing after sex
Peeing after sex may help to prevent urinary tract infections. Read on to discover whether there are any other benefits to peeing after sex. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the differences between cage-free, free-range, and pasture-raised eggs?
‘Cage-free,’ ‘pasture-raised,’ and ‘free-range’ are all terms that describe egg production methods. They each have differing levels of animal welfare standards. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about microneedling with PRP
Microneedling with PRP is a cosmetic procedure that uses tiny needles and plasma from a person ’s blood to encourage collagen production. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes of heavy vaginal discharge
This article looks at why people may have excessive vaginal discharge and what to do about it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: Time to reflect
A new year is almost here! In the last letter of 2019, Managing Editor Honor Whiteman reflects on the successes of the past year, and there have been many! (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: IT / Internet / E-mail Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is it so difficult to say no to that piece of cake?
New research in rats identifies a brain circuit that may explain impulsive eating. The findings may eventually help those who are finding it hard to diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Infections: How do our bodies know when to retaliate?
A new study shows how our cells detect if an infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a serious threat and whether to mount a defence. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Finding life's meaning can keep us healthy as we age
A new study in older adults has found a strong correlation between having found meaning in one's life and having good overall health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia: Obesity, but not diet or inactivity, raises risk
New research suggests that it may only be obesity, not a poor diet or lack of physical activity, that contributes to dementia risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Inflammatory marker could be early warning for dementia
New research identifies an inflammatory biomarker in the blood, called sCD14, that may predict someone's risk of developing clinical dementia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 2019 in medical research: What were the top findings?
Another year has come and gone, and we are about to step into a new decade. But what have the past 12 months meant for medical research? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes arm numbness?
Arm numbness has many possible causes, from sleeping on the arm and cutting off the circulation to serious issues, such as a stroke. Learn more about these and other causes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes chest pain on the left side?
Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the early signs of lung cancer?
Some people experience subtle symptoms of lung cancer during the early stages of the disease. Read on to learn more, including when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Liver function tests: What to know
Liver function tests can help doctors determine whether a person has liver damage and what might be causing it. Learn about the tests and what the results mean here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about RSD
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, or RSD, is a nerve disorder that affects pain regulation. Here, learn about the symptoms and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the Moro reflex?
This article provides more details, including possible triggers and how to calm a baby with Moro reflex. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the relationship between depression and sleep?
Depression and sleep problems appear to affect each other. Learn more about how sleeping disorders can affect depression and vice versa, and how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Meningococcemia: Everything you need to know
Meningococcemia is a serious blood infection that causes a rash and other symptoms. Doctors can help prevent severe complications, including death, with prompt treatment. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vaping: Is it bad for you?
Many people use vapes because they believe them to be safer than smoking and are an effective tool to quit smoking. But is it safe? Learn more about it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Processed meat and cancer link depends on nitrite content
The strength of evidence linking processed meats to colorectal cancer depends on whether the products contain nitrites, according to a recent review. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does your season of birth affect your mortality risk?
Studies have noted a link between our season of birth and overall mortality risk. A new study takes a fresh look, focusing on cardiovascular mortality. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cardiovascular disease: Dietary cholesterol may not raise risk
Following heart-healthy dietary patterns may be the best choice for keeping cholesterol at healthy levels and arteries in good shape. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about a CSF leak
A cerebrospinal fluid leak involves the fluid escaping from the spine or a tear in the brain ’s protective covering. Read on to learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is tonsillitis contagious?
Some bacteria and viruses can cause inflammation of the tonsils, or tonsillitis. Read on to find out how these pathogens spread, and how to prevent tonsillitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about dysarthria
Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder that occurs due to muscle weakness. Learn about the causes of dysarthria and the available treatment options here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes acid reflux and shortness of breath?
Discover the association between acid reflux and shortness of breath. We also outline the symptoms of acid reflux, and the treatment options available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know
Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure that can reduce the size of a person ’s breasts. Learn about who can benefit and how the procedure works here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about alcohol and the keto diet
This article looks at the best and worst drinks for people following a keto diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about eco-anxiety
This article looks at what it is and some tips for managing it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Belly fat may reduce mental agility from midlife onward
As middle-aged people age, having more body fat and less muscle may affect their fluid intelligence, says a new study that implicates the immune system. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes cells to age?
A new cell culture study points to a novel role for the DNA damage repair protein CSB in protecting cells from senescence and aging. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ultra-processed foods may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes
New research finds an association between ultra-processed foods and the risk of type 2 diabetes and lays out a few possible explanations for this link. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer drug shows promise in Parkinson's disease safety trial
A small clinical trial of nilotinib in people with Parkinson's disease finds that the cancer drug is reasonably safe and holds promise as a therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news