Featured Health News from Medical News Today
Medical News Today: Diet, body clock, hormones, and metabolism: What's the link?
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:00:00 PST
A new study of mice has shown how stress hormones control fat and sugar levels in a time dependent way and how a high calorie diet can alter this rhythm.
Medical News Today: How does temperature affect mental health?
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:00:00 PST
A new study finds that increases in temperature negatively affect mental health outcomes. The authors conclude that this is due to sleep disturbance.
Medical News Today: What are the effects of lowering blood pressure targets?
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:00:00 PST
New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Medical News Today: The impact of mental health training in the workplace
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST
A new study looks at how mental health training affects managers' abilities to support their employees and take measures to prevent mental health issues.
Medical News Today: Could the eyes predict cardiovascular risk?
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST
New research finds a link between narrower and more curved retinal blood vessels on the one hand and higher blood pressure and stiff arteries, on the other.
Medical News Today: Does childhood cognition predict dementia risk later in life?
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.
Medical News Today: A compound in avocados may reduce type 2 diabetes
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST
A compound found only in avocados shows promise as a safe supplement that could promote insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes.
Medical News Today: How heavy lifting at work affects cardiovascular health
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST
New research investigates the effects of different types of physical activity on cardiovascular health, showing the impact of strenuous exertion at work.
Medical News Today: Exercise levels predict lifespan better than smoking, medical history
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST
According to new research, physical activity levels may be the most accurate way to predict the risk of mortality among older adults.
Medical News Today: Hair loss in children: What to know
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:00:00 PST
Hair loss is not uncommon in children. Common causes include fungal infections, stress, and hair pulling. Learn about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor, here.
Medical News Today: What to know about caffeine withdrawal headaches
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:00:00 PST
Caffeine withdrawal headaches happen if someone who regularly consumes caffeine suddenly cuts down or stops consuming caffeine. Read more about the causes of caffeine withdrawal headaches and how to treat them.
Medical News Today: 10 exercises for a pinched nerve in the neck
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:00:00 PST
A pinched nerve in the neck can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. In this article, learn about 10 exercises and stretches that can relieve these symptoms.
Medical News Today: What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:00:00 PST
Hinge joints allow bones to move in one direction back and forth, much like the hinge on a door. This article looks at their anatomy and function and includes an interactive diagram.
Medical News Today: How to stop ruminating thoughts
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:00:00 PST
Ruminating thoughts are excessive intrusive thoughts about negative experiences. They can be a symptom of an existing mental health condition or just the result of a particular instance of trauma. Read more about the causes of these thoughts and how to stop ruminating.
Medical News Today: What to know about bowel disorders
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:00 PST
Bowel disorders affect the organs in the lower gastrointestinal tract. In this article, learn about the different types of bowel disorder, their causes and symptoms, and how to treat them.
Medical News Today: 13 snack ideas for Crohn's disease
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:00:00 PST
Crohn’s is an inflammatory bowel disease, and adjusting the diet can help reduce and prevent symptoms. Learn about the best snacks for people with Crohn’s disease here.
Medical News Today: What are the 5 types of Crohn's disease?
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:00:00 PST
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder. There are five types of Crohn’s disease, depending on symptoms and what part of the digestive tract they affect. Here, we explain the types and more.
Medical News Today: This vitamin D mechanism helps combat melanoma
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:00:00 PST
Scientists have found that manipulating a cell signal, involving vitamin D, can slow the growth of melanoma cells and their advance to the lungs in mice.
Medical News Today: Déjà vu in hindsight: Why we believe in false premonitions
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 08:00:00 PST
A new study has looked at why people who experience déjà vu sometimes have warped memories regarding the accuracy of their false predictions.
Medical News Today: New therapeutic approach may improve outcomes in sepsis and stroke
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 07:00:00 PST
An innovative method that researchers have tested in mouse models could help fight harmful inflammatory responses triggered by sepsis and stroke.