Medical News Today: What causes numbness in the thigh?
Causes of numbness in the thigh include lupus, some autoimmune conditions, and multiple sclerosis. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight
Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule
New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?
A small study tests whether regular tea drinkers have differently structured brains to non-tea drinkers. The findings are intriguing but not conclusive. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New electric eel species packs most powerful punch
According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer is now the leading cause of death in wealthy countries
A new study finds that compared with cardiovascular disease, cancer is twice as likely to be the cause of death in higher income countries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Physical fitness linked to better brain function
In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hearing / Deafness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax
Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does poor oral health impact brain function?
Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about cataract surgery
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person ’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it feel like to be drunk? What you need to know
Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to eat 1,200 calories a day
People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about condoms and allergies
Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a cure for hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C is a curable liver infection. With the appropriate treatment, it is possible to clear the virus within 12 weeks. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best prenatal vitamins to take?
Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do superstitions affect our psychology and well-being?
This Friday the 13th, we take a look at the psychological mechanisms of superstitions and their effect on mental health and well-being. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Calorie restriction plus exercise can make bones more fragile
New research in female mice reveals that exercising while on a low calorie diet can decrease quality and quantity of bone instead of increasing robustness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do female bonobos have more sex with each other than with males?
Female bonobos have frequent sexual interactions with other females — more so than they do with males. A new study aims to find out why. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fight-or-flight: Do our bones play a part?
A new study in humans and animals identifies the bone hormone osteocalcin as a crucial driver for the fight-or-flight survival response. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Biology / Biochemistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I fart so much?
Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What ways are there to measure body fat?
There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know
A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about leg cramps at night
Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the difference between the keto and Atkins diets?
The keto and Atkins diets are two low carbohydrate eating plans. People use them to lose weight and promote health. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best multivitamins for different men
There are many different versions of multivitamin and mineral supplements for men. We discuss the various types, who might benefit from taking multivitamins, and the risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could gut microbes be the key to overcoming muscle loss in older age?
A new mouse study reveals that gut microbes can influence skeletal muscle mass and function and sheds light on some underlying mechanisms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Biology / Biochemistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Has a small trial stumbled upon a way to reverse biological aging?
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study of foot painters adds to evidence of brain's adaptability
The brains of people who use their feet as they would hands — for high precision tasks — have adapted to 'view' toes almost as fingers, a study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk
A new study concludes that men who regularly eat mushrooms have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who rarely eat mushrooms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does the keto diet affect cholesterol?
Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is regular insulin?
We describe how much regular insulin to take, potential side effects, and other considerations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis
Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cystic Fibrosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you take Adderall and Xanax together?
Adderall and Xanax are two medications that affect the central nervous system in opposite ways. Learn about whether it is safe to take them together and about the possible risks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about muscle fatigue
Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Taller people less likely to develop type 2 diabetes
A new study has found a link between tallness and lower type 2 diabetes risk in male and female adults and relates it largely to male leg length. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends
In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 1 extra kilo of deep belly fat can increase diabetes risk in women
Deep belly fat — which is hard to detect and measure — can increase women's risk of type 2 diabetes over seven times, according to a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Daytime napping 1 & ndash;2 times a week may benefit heart health
New research finds that napping during the day once or twice a week is associated with a much lower risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best drinks for losing weight?
Healthful weight loss requires changes to exercise and diet routines. Some drinks may support weight loss, while others add calories. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the common causes of food poisoning?
Many foods can cause food poisoning, including meat, raw fish, eggs, and produce. Learn more about the causes and how to prevent food poisoning in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the 10-panel drug test
A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Olive oil for ears: Everything you need to know
Olive oil is a home remedy for earwax blockages. In this article, learn about how to use it, as well as its effectiveness, safety precautions, and possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Foods to eat and avoid with the flu
Certain foods may help fight flu symptoms and support recovery. We explore foods a person should avoid and foods that may help when the flu strikes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause clitoris itching?
Many factors can cause itching of the clitoris, including irritation, arousal, and infections. Learn about causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do tea bags benefit eye health?
Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Safe home remedies for toddler cough
Many cough medicines are not safe for toddlers. However, gentle home remedies such as honey and ivy leaf can help ease a cough. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying
A new study of healthy young adults suggests that standing more could be a simple way to raise daily energy expenditure and compensate for sedentariness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work
Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news