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Medical News Today: What are the signs of emotional abuse?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:00 PDT
Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here.
Medical News Today: What can cause a rash under the breast?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 PDT
A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here.
Medical News Today: What causes red spots on the penis?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:00:00 PDT
A variety of health conditions can cause red spots on the penis, including eczema, balanitis, and some sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and other causes here.
Medical News Today: How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:00:00 PDT
Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treating knee pain when sleeping here.
Medical News Today: Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:00:00 PDT
A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow.
Medical News Today: Menstrual cups vs. pads and tampons: How do they compare?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:00:00 PDT
A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain.
Medical News Today: Why orthopedic shoes may not really be good for our feet
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 PDT
New research into how calluses work for our feet and balance suggests that thick-soled shoes, such as orthopedic shoes, may do us more harm than good.
Medical News Today: Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:00:00 PDT
A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways.
Medical News Today: Do antidepressants work better than placebo?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 PDT
A new paper asks whether there is sufficient evidence to prove that antidepressants work better than a placebo. They conclude that there is not.
Medical News Today: What to know about eye floaters
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:00:00 PDT
Eye floaters are specks in a person’s vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here.
Medical News Today: What is ulnar deviation?
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:00:00 PDT
Ulnar deviation is when problems with the joints, muscles, or ligaments cause the fingers to bend toward the bone on the outside of the forearm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments here.
Medical News Today: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Everything you need to know
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:00:00 PDT
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues and cause several symptoms, including stretchy skin and loose joints. Learn more here.
Medical News Today: What to know about alcohol bloating
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:00 PDT
Alcohol can lead to bloating by causing inflammation and discomfort in the stomach. It can also cause weight gain, which can give the appearance of bloating. Learn more about alcohol bloating and how to get rid of it here.
Medical News Today: What to know about inflammatory rheumatism
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:00:00 PDT
Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases.
Medical News Today: Ativan vs. Xanax: What are the differences?
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:00:00 PDT
Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them.
Medical News Today: Ancient survival mechanism may contribute to obesity epidemic
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:00:00 PDT
Like starvation, overeating stresses cells and causes a similar slowdown in the release of energy from fat storage, a new mouse study suggests.
Medical News Today: Can a cannabis-based drug treat cannabis dependence?
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 PDT
Researchers have found a cannabis-based replacement therapy that effectively treats cannabis dependence, a new clinical trial suggests.
Medical News Today: Microdosing psychedelics: Does the evidence live up to the hype?
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 03:00:00 PDT
What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates.
Medical News Today: ALS: 'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for therapy
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 PDT
A new study has found 'never before reported' cells in the spines of people with ALS. The discovery may lead to a better understanding of the condition.
Medical News Today: Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:00:00 PDT
Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects.