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Medical News Today: Depression in children: What to know
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Could epigenome editing prevent developmental disorders?
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Mouse study tests a novel approach against Alzheimer's
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Folate vs. folic acid: What to know
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: What to know about epilepsy in children
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:00:00 PST
Epilepsy is a condition that causes seizures. It is relatively common in children. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here.
Medical News Today: What to know about getting pregnant after an abortion
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about reusable diapers
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Constipation and headaches at the same time
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: What to know about HCG pregnancy tests
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:00:00 PST
An HCG test can show if a woman is pregnant and if their body is producing the right level of pregnancy hormones. We look at the accuracy of HCG tests and what factors can affect results.
Medical News Today: Can peanut butter affect weight gain?
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:00:00 PST
Peanut butter is high in protein and high in fat, but will it make you gain weight? Read this article to learn how peanut butter affects your weight.
Medical News Today: Transport breakdown in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:00:00 PST
New research in mice and flies suggests that failure to transport molecules that break down proteins in neurons may lead to neurodegenerative diseases.
Medical News Today: Excessive blood fat could cause organ damage
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:00:00 PST
Researchers have identified the mechanism through which high blood fat levels induce inflammation, raising the risk of organ damage and vascular problems.
Medical News Today: How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 03:00:00 PST
A new study, using survey responses, suggests that playing in a brass band may help improve respiratory health and psychological well-being.
Medical News Today: Cancer: Common antibiotic may boost immune system
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 PST
New research in mice suggests that administering a common antibiotic before radiation therapy can help the immune system fight off cancer.
Medical News Today: What to know about non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:00:00 PST
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma refers to a group of cancers that start in the white blood cells. This article looks at their types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Medical News Today: Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:00:00 PST
Plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests that people might develop depression and mood changes when taking birth control. Find out what the research says in this article.
Medical News Today: Pressure points to help you fall asleep
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:00:00 PST
Some people use acupressure to help ease insomnia and encourage sleep. Here, learn which pressure points may be effective and what the research says.
Medical News Today: What does it feel like to be high on marijuana?
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 13:00:00 PST
Marijuana use can affect different people in different ways, and being 'high' can feel different to different people. Learn about what being high on marijuana might feel like here.
Medical News Today: Depression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:00:00 PST
Depression is a mental health condition that can affect anyone, including women during pregnancy. Learn more about depression during pregnancy, including the symptoms and safe treatments.