Medical News Today: Depression: Exercise may reduce symptoms but not in women
A recent study concludes that while exercising often relieves symptoms of depression in men, it may not be as effective for women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 5 causes of cold intolerance
While some people simply get colder more easily than others, cold intolerance can also result from an underlying medical condition. In this article, learn about possible causes of feeling cold all the time, including hypothyroidism, anemia, and Raynaud ’s disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best cereals for people with diabetes?
Many commercial cereals are high in carbohydrates and contain added sugars. Learn about which cereals are safe for people with diabetes to eat in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Best diets for weight loss
Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar and prevent complications. Learn about the best diets to lose weight safely here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study finds evidence of 'clear relationship' between appendectomy and Parkinson's
A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females
A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and females. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Depression and constipation: What's the link?
Depression increases the risk of chronic constipation. A new study in mice examines the mechanism behind this relationship and trials a new drug. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a computer game help you cut down on sugar?
Many adults in the United States reach for unhealthful, sugary foods, with potentially negative health consequences. Could an experimental game help them? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment
Predicting the severity of an individual case of IBD may help guide treatment. A new study outlines a blood-based test that can predict IBD's course. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about supplements for muscles
There is evidence that some beneficial muscle-building supplements include protein, creatine, and caffeine. The best choice depends on a person ’s needs. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the difference between Humalog and NovoLog?
Humalog and NovoLog are types of medication that can help control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Learn about the differences between them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a bump on the back of the head?
A bump or lump on the back of the head is often due to an injury. People with severe head injuries or symptoms of concussion should seek immediate medical attention. Other possible causes of a bump on the back of the head include cysts, fatty growths, inflamed hair follicles, and bone spurs. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the Whole30 diet
The Whole30 diet involves not eating grains, legumes, dairy, and specific other food groups for 30 days. It is safe to try for most people and may have health benefits. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetic ketoacidosis: What to know
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a medical emergency that can occur in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about the symptoms and underlying causes. We also cover treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can drinking mineral-rich water prevent hypertension?
A study that links drinking salinated water to lower blood pressure attributes the effect to benefits of calcium and magnesium exceeding harms of sodium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Global alcohol intake has increased by 70%, study warns
A large new study shows that global alcohol intake increased sharply between 1990 and 2017. This pattern is set to continue up to 2030, the authors warn. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nature vs. nurture: What fuels obesity, diabetes?
Researchers explain that lifestyle choices can change how our genes behave without altering our genetic code, driving obesity and diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Where antibiotics fail, 'bacteria-eating' viruses may prevail
Researchers have successfully used a mix of 'bacteria-eating' viruses to treat a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant infection in a chronically ill patient. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?
Several factors increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about how to prevent the condition by losing weight, exercising, and eating a balanced diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about fecal transplants
Fecal transplants are a recent development in the treatment of several conditions, including Clostridium difficile infections. Learn more about this treatment and the emerging research on it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about abdominal tenderness
Causes of abdominal tenderness include a variety of gastrointestinal issues, injuries to the area, and organ-related conditions. Treatment varies depending on the cause. Learn more about abdominal tenderness here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about raisins
Raisins have many nutritional benefits and can aid digestion, as well as improve eyesight. People can easily add them to their diet. Learn more about the benefits of raisins here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about silicon dioxide
Silicon dioxide is a food additive. It is generally safe and occurs in many leafy greens and other vegetables. Inhaling fine particles may cause adverse effects. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of pickles?
Pickles are vegetables that people put in jars with brine. Fermented pickles can have a variety of health benefits, as they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Physical fitness might protect against lung and bowel cancers
A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers
A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does soy protein reduce 'bad' cholesterol? The debate continues
Scientists are debating whether soy protein can reduce levels of 'bad' cholesterol. A new meta-analysis challenges the FDA's shifting position. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?
People with cancer may have a higher risk of tumors spreading to other sites in the body if they also have diabetes. New research explains why. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do cancer-causing bacteria take over our stomachs?
H. pylori live in the stomachs of around 50% of all humans. Despite their prevalence, little is known about how they can survive inside us for a lifetime. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes black mucus?
Black mucus or phlegm is usually a sign of an underlying condition, smoking, or exposure to pollutants. It may clear up on its own, but it sometimes requires treatment. Here, find out what causes black mucus and how to treat it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about excessive burping
Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of facial pain
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Body Aches Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold
Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best fermented foods?
Fermented foods, including kombucha, miso, tempeh, and sauerkraut, offer a variety of health benefits. Learn about these fermented foods and others in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking prednisone?
Whether a person can drink alcohol while taking prednisone depends on a range of factors, including the length of the treatment, the dosage, and how much alcohol they drink. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dermatophagia?
Dermatophagia causes a person to compulsively bite, chew, gnaw, or eat their skin. The condition most often affects the skin around the fingers. Learn more about this behavior here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural ways to lower cholesterol
High cholesterol levels can increase a person ’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularly. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain
A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are strangers' mental health 'recovery narratives' helpful?
Are other people's stories of strife and recovery helpful for mental health healing processes? The answer is 'mostly yes,' though there are some dangers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks
Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Designing an antidote for world's most venomous jellyfish
While studying the venom of box jellyfish — one of the most deadly animals on earth — researchers in Australia stumbled across a possible antidote. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Biology / Biochemistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer
Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Using coal as a potent antioxidant
According to innovative new research, quantum dots derived from coal could lessen the impact of strokes, heart attacks, and brain injuries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?
According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials
Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Intensive hypertension therapy may lower death risk
New research finds that intensive therapy for lowering the blood pressure of people with type 2 diabetes reduces their risk of mortality. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension
New research examines the effect of work stress and trouble sleeping on the risk of cardiovascular death in people who already have high blood pressure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about black stool
The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about a blood clot in the leg
A blood clot in the leg can cause swelling, red skin, and warmth in the surrounding area. Risk factors include age. Maintaining a healthy weight and doing regular exercise can prevent blood clots from developing. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Levels of autism: Everything you need to know
Doctors can diagnose three different levels of autism, which vary in their severity. Getting the correct diagnosis can help ensure that a person receives the right treatment and support. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Autism Source Type: news