Medical News Today: Why is it so difficult to make people change their minds?
It can be difficult to convince others to change their minds about a topic, sometimes even despite compelling evidence. Why? What happens in the brain? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the stages of the common cold?
The common cold usually has distinct stages. Knowing these stages can help a person recognize when they may have caught a cold. Read this article to learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause an afternoon headache?
Many people experience headaches in the afternoon. Common causes include dehydration, muscle tension, caffeine, hunger, alcohol, and eyestrain. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is verbal abuse?
Verbal abuse occurs when someone uses negative or demeaning words to maintain power and control over someone else. Learn more about verbal abuse here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eggs and cholesterol: Is industry funded research misleading?
A recent review asks whether industry funding has skewed the research into the effect of dietary cholesterol on blood cholesterol levels. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does masturbation cause acne?
There are many misconceptions about masturbation. One myth is that masturbation actually causes acne. Read this article to learn more about this apparent link between acne and masturbation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Having trouble sleeping: What to know
Sleeping difficulties can negatively impact a person ’s health. Read this article to learn about the causes and treatment options available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can you do to reduce fibroid pain?
Uterine fibroids can be painful and disrupt daily life. Learn about what treatments and medications are available and how to ease the pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best diet for mental health?
Research into the effects of diet on mental health is still ongoing, but the findings to date are promising. Learn about what to eat to improve mental health here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know
A widowmaker heart attack occurs when a blood clot or cholesterol deposit blocks the left anterior descending artery. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: When can a child sit in the front seat of a car?
Sitting in the front seat of a vehicle can be dangerous for children below a certain age, height, or weight. Learn more about when a child can safely sit in the front seat here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a radiologist do?
A radiologist is a doctor who interprets medical imaging, such as X-rays. Learn more about what they do and the education that they receive here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Male scientists more likely to present findings positively
Clinical articles with male first or last authors tend to be more positive about findings than those with female first and last authors, says a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently approved a new fish oil-based drug to help prevent cardiovascular events in people already at risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?
A study finds that those who regularly eat hot chilis have a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared with those who eat chilis rarely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Flu during pregnancy: What to know
The flu can cause harm during pregnancy. Learn about how to treat it, the symptoms, when to seek help, and about the safety of the flu shot. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: E-cigarettes: How high is the risk of chronic lung disease?
A large new study confirms the link between the use of electronic cigarettes and a significantly increased risk of chronic lung disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Weight gain during period: What to know
Some people may experience perceived or actual weight gain around the time of their period. Read on to find out why and how to prevent weight gain during a period. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to reduce food waste
There are many ways people can reduce food waste, including properly storing food, freezing, pickling, and using food scraps in stocks and compost. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Environment / Water / Pollution Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are there symptoms for high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is known as the silent killer as it rarely has symptoms. Read this article to learn how to diagnose it and when to seek help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are some makeup ingredients toxic?
Although many ingredients in makeup are safe, some common ingredients can be harmful to both the body and the environment. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes and anxiety: What is the link?
Anxiety is more prevalent among people with diabetes. Read on to find out why and to learn about the treatment options available for each condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a heavy metal detox?
This article looks at the effectiveness, benefits, and risks of a heavy metal detox. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does an internist do?
An internist is a medical doctor who treats adults with diseases and conditions that affect the internal organs. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Primary Care / General Practice Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to safely dispose of medication
This article provides a go-to guide and steps to take on how to dispose of different types of medications in the U.S. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How fish oil might reduce inflammation
A recent study showed that an enriched fish oil supplement reduced inflammation by increasing certain anti-inflammatory molecules in the blood. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong?
For many years, researchers have made certain assumptions about same-sex sexual behaviors in animals — but what if their assumptions have been wrong? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Drumming makes your brain more efficient
Playing the drums requires coordination between all four limbs. A new study asks whether, over years of practice, this alters the brain's architecture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New birth control pill provides contraception for a month
In pigs, researchers have developed a single birth control pill effective for 1 month. The pill could, one day, have a global impact on human health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New food labeling system may reduce calorie intake
If a food label told you that you would need to run for 25 minutes to burn off the product's calories, would it put you off? A new study investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study finds 'strong link' between vaping and depression
According to a recent study, people who use e-cigarettes are more likely to report depression. The association was strongest in younger people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What ingredients are in vaccines?
In this Special Feature article, we explore the various components that go into modern vaccines and discuss the purpose of these ingredients. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Immune System / Vaccines Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sustainable diet: Everything you need to know
Although there is no consensus on which diet is the most sustainable, there are many steps a person can take to reduce their environmental impact. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Keto diet: 1-week meal plan and tips
Keto diets are high in fat and protein. Read on for a week-long keto meal plan, information on the best foods to eat, and some diet tips. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about marijuana detox
Marijuana contains some compounds that remain in the body after use. Many factors affect how long it stays there. Learn about the marijuana detox process here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Marijuana / Cannabis / CBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: At least 1 in 4 outpatient antibiotic prescriptions are 'inappropriate'
A study of U.S. data for 2015 finds that ambulatory care providers do not document the medical reason for the drug in 18% of antibiotic prescriptions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How two experimental Alzheimer's drugs reverse aging
New research in mice reveals the molecular and genetic mechanisms through which two Alzheimer's drug candidates can reverse aging in general. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How diet may lead to insomnia
A new study of females aged 50 and over suggests that those who include more refined carbohydrates in their diet have an increased risk of insomnia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about false positives in hepatitis C testing
Blood tests can usually show whether a person has hepatitis C. However, these tests can give false-positive readings. Here, learn why this can happen. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you need to know about kidney failure
Kidney failure is a complex condition. In this article, learn about the different types of kidney failure, as well as the stages, causes, risk factors, treatment options, and prevention methods. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the stages of puberty?
Puberty is a time of significant change in the human body. We examine the first signs of puberty in males and females and the changes that each stage involves. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Depression in children: What to know
Depression can occur in anyone, including children. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms of depression in children, as well as how to help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could epigenome editing prevent developmental disorders?
Using mice, scientists show how epigenome editing has promise as a way to fix disordered brain development that arises from a WAGR syndrome gene mutation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Mouse study tests a novel approach against Alzheimer's
In a mouse study, researchers have tested the potential of a ketone ester-rich diet in slowing down Alzheimer's, and have found this approach promising. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%
New research finds that stroke risk is higher among people who regularly take long naps or need more than 9 hours of sleep each night. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Folate vs. folic acid: What to know
Folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B-9. Folate occurs naturally in a range of foods, while folic acid is synthetic and present in fortified foods. Both are important for pregnancy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about epilepsy in children
Epilepsy is a condition that causes seizures. It is relatively common in children. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about reusable diapers
Parents and caregivers may choose to use reusable diapers on infants for a variety of reasons, including to reduce waste. Learn about the pros, cons, and health effects of reusable diapers here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about getting pregnant after an abortion
An abortion is unlikely to affect a woman ’s fertility or future pregnancies. Also, it is possible to become pregnant shortly after an abortion. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Constipation and headaches at the same time
Sometimes, constipation and headaches can occur at the same time. Read on to learn about some of the conditions that can cause these two symptoms to occur together, plus how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news