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Medical News Today: Which Fitzpatrick skin type are you?
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST
Fitzpatrick skin typing is a way of classifying different types of skin. What does a person's Fitzpatrick skin type tell us about their skin?
Medical News Today: Popular morning sickness drug 'ineffective,' study reveals
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST
When diet and non-medical treatments fail, a drug to treat morning sickness may be the answer. But new research calls its effectiveness into question.
Medical News Today: Starting periods early linked to health risks later in life
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:00:00 PST
A study involving almost half a million people finds that a range of reproductive factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.
Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to cancer
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
How well do you look after your oral health? New research has now linked the bacteria responsible for gum disease with certain types of cancer.
Medical News Today: Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes.
Medical News Today: What to know about interstitial lung disease
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
A look at interstitial lung disease, a group of diseases that make it difficult to get enough oxygen. Included is detail on types and complications.
Medical News Today: Do any weight loss pills really work?
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST
In this article, we take a look at nine types of pills and supplements that are proposed to help support weight loss, examining the evidence for each one.
Medical News Today: What gaining and shedding weight does to our body
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST
Putting on and losing weight even for a short time can result in dramatic changes in the body's molecular profile, according to a study of personal omics.
Medical News Today: Migraine relief: Prediction system may help to prevent pain
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:00:00 PST
A team of Spanish-based researchers has simulated a migraine prediction system that may drastically improve the lives of people living with migraines.
Medical News Today: Why we're more likely to overeat in the evening
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:00:00 PST
Stress and changes in levels of 'hunger hormones' may help to explain why we're more likely to overeat in the evening than earlier in the day.
Medical News Today: All you need to know about vaginal boils
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST
Learn about vaginal boils, which result in pus-filled lumps around a hair follicle. Included is detail on home remedies and when to see a doctor.
Medical News Today: Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST
A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms.
Medical News Today: Endometrial ablation: What you need to know
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST
Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It may help women who have heavy or long periods, or bleeding in between periods.
Medical News Today: How you speak to your child may fuel obesity
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:00:00 PST
A study finds that the way a parent speaks to their child may influence their weight. Parents of obese children were more likely to use direct statements.
Medical News Today: Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes?
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
A new study has compared long-term outcomes for weight loss surgery and nonsurgical obesity interventions. Which is linked to lower all-cause death rates?
Medical News Today: What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body.
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: How a 'bad' enzyme might protect the brain
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST
Reduced levels of a mitochondrial enzyme were previously thought to destroy neurons in Parkinson's disease. The opposite may, in fact, be the case.
Medical News Today: What you should know about neurosarcoidosis
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST
A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on outlook and the causes compared to MS.
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST
Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family.
Medical News Today: Magic mushrooms: Treating depression without dulling emotions
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:00:00 PST
Antidepressants may cause 'emotional blunting.' Can a 'magic mushroom' compound treat depression while avoiding this side effect? Two new studies explore.