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04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: New Hope Against Disease That Prematurely Ages Children
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Kids Are Naturally as Fit as an 'Iron Man'
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Common Colon Cancer Screen May Help Men More Than Women
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Hospitals Will Have to Post Prices Online: Medicare
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: FDA Cracks Down on Youth Access to Juul E-Cigarettes
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Obese Men Suffer 'Weight Stigma,' Too
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Anesthesia Doesn't Seem to Harm Child's IQ: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Medical Marijuana May Not Help Your Sleep Apnea: Experts
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Manage Symptoms of Crohn's Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Keep Your Breath Fresher
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Big Decline in Births to Girls Under 15, CDC Says
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Exercise Your Blues Away
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Stop Burnout in Its Tracks
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/26/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Family Warns of 'Dry Drowning' After Daughter's Near Death
Category: Health News
Created: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company's Pinnacle hip implant devices.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - People with lower socioeconomic status may have fewer years of good physical functioning in old age than their more affluent, educated counterparts, a recent study suggests.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a ruling that pharmaceutical company Merck & Co dishonestly obtained patent rights and was not entitled to collect a $200 million infringement verdict it won against rival Gilead Sciences Inc.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it was reviewing Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Parkinson's medication, the only approved drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with the disease.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A British court rejected an appeal on Wednesday from parents of a gravely ill 23-month-old boy to take their son to Italy for treatment, a case that has drawn international attention, including from Pope Francis.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Fatigue and sleepiness are inherent safety risks in the ridesharing industry today, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - A mother’s depression is linked with her children's development from infancy through adolescence, according to a new study.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
Parenting or caring for a child with ADHD can be both challenging and rewarding. In this article, we give tips on how to encourage positive behaviors and development in a child, as well as how to talk to them about their condition. We also look at how a parent or caregiver can ensure their own mental wellbeing.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
A person usually drools while asleep, when they have less control over their mouth. Infections, neurological conditions, and other issues can lead to more frequent drooling. We describe tools, tips, and medications that can reduce or eliminate this symptom. We also explore causes and complications. Learn more here.
04/25/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - A federal judge has blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's administration from terminating grant funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs run by affiliates of Planned Parenthood, saying the decision was arbitrary.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
The proverbial best friends of humankind give us unconditional love and moments of joy. But can they also enrich our knowledge of our own gut microbiomes?
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
Macrocytic anemia is a type of anemia characterized by abnormally large red blood cells. The size of the red blood cells means there are fewer of them to help the body function. In this article, learn about the causes of macrocytic anemia, including folate and B-12 deficiencies, as well as how the condition is treated.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
Researchers reveal how a compound called acyclic retinoid, which is a synthetic form of vitamin A, can target and destroy liver cancer stem cells.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
The winds of change are blowing at Medical News Today. Read Managing Editor Marie Ellis' monthly update to learn about what's on the horizon.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could be a marker for cognitive decline.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
Vaginal dryness is a common symptom for women transitioning to menopause. It is caused by a drop in levels of the hormone estrogen. Treatment options include medications to boost estrogen levels and home remedies that can also improve symptoms. We examine the causes of vaginal dryness and treatment options here.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
The human muscular system is complex and has many functions in the body. These include mobility, stability, posture, circulation, digestion, and more. There are several different types of muscles that enable these roles, including skeletal and cardiac or heart muscles. We explain all about the muscular system here.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
A hyperextended elbow can occur when the elbow moves outside its normal range of motion. This can result in a variety of symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and muscle spasms. Treatment involves rest, using a brace, and sometimes, surgery. It can often be prevented by using proper techniques during sporting activities.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
As with many medical procedures, breast implant surgery has a range of risks and complications for people to be aware of beforehand. These can include pain, swelling, infection, and visual changes. In this article, we identify the risks of this surgery, along with early signs and symptoms to be aware of afterward.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
A nervous stomach usually refers to stomach problems that are caused by stress and anxiety. Despite having some of the same symptoms as some chronic GI disorders, a nervous stomach is usually related to a person's "fight-or-flight" response. This article looks at what causes it, and how to stop it from happening.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
A person is considered to be underweight if they have a body mass index (BMI) of under 18.5. Being underweight is associated with a range of health risks including bone, skin, teeth, and fertility problems. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for being underweight here, including dietary changes.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
Researchers found that users of medical cannabis reported a reduction in depressive symptoms after just one puff of a high-CBD, low-THC form of the drug.
04/25/2018   Medical News Today - General
A sheep disease has parallels with multiple sclerosis. A study identifies antibodies to the toxin in humans, providing clues as to the condition's origin.
04/24/2018   Reuters Health
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis's foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies.
04/24/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - General
Some people are born with extra fingers or toes. Known as polydactyly, the condition occurs genetically and can be inherited. If polydactyly does not impact a person's ability to use their hand or foot, it may not need treatment. There are several types of polydactyly, and a variety of treatment options are available.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - General
Oils play an important role in the health of a person’s hair. Avocado oil may have specific benefits due to its vitamin and mineral composition. When the hair’s natural oil balance is uneven, or the environment has damaged the hair, using oils on the scalp or hair may moisturize it and prevent further damage.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - General
Although passing gas is a normal bodily function, some people may be concerned that they do so excessively. There are many steps that can help to reduce flatulence, including dietary changes and supplements. In this article, we look at 12 steps that could help reduce farting, and when excess gas may be more worrying.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - General
Crouzon syndrome is relatively rare genetic condition that affects the features of a person's face and head. It impacts bone development and has a range of distinctive symptoms and characteristics. Treatments may include surgery. Most people born with it will go on to live healthy lives after they have been treated.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - General
Essential oils are a popular home remedy for many ailments, but can they soothe a sore throat? In this article, we look at the evidence behind using essential oils, such as lemon, lavender, peppermint, echinacea, and ginger, for a sore throat. Learn how to use them safely and if there are any adverse side effects.
04/23/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Mucus Test May Help Doctors Treat Sinusitis Better
Category: Health News
Created: 4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/19/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.
04/18/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women.
04/17/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Allergy Blood Testing
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/16/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A small study of middle-aged and older adults reveals that more sitting time is linked to greater thinning of a brain region that is important for memory.
04/15/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that age at menopause onset impacts memory. While small, the cognitive benefit may mean a lower risk of dementia years later.
04/13/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Spring Sneezin' Season Has Sprung
Category: Health News
Created: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/12/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Peanut Allergy Vaccine Works -- in Mice
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study warns that holding on to small, daily frustrations and allowing negative emotions to perpetuate can truly harm our health in the long run.
04/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A person’s blood pressure is measured by the balance between diastolic and systolic pressure in the heart. The current guidelines say that a normal range is under 120/80 mm Hg. Here, we discuss the difference between diastole and systole and the risks of hypertension (high) and hypotension (low) blood pressure.
04/10/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/08/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Could meditation be a useful tool in the fight against cognitive decline? This week, the first study to investigate its long-term impact is released.
04/07/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
For many years, scientists have thought that brain cells in the hippocampus stop generating as we get older. The latest study concludes the reverse.
04/06/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
According to new research, there's more to the berry than its delicious taste. Its pigments may offer new ways to stop cancer and slow the aging process.
04/06/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice.
03/30/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Many Pick the Wrong Drugs for Sneezin' Season
Category: Health News
Created: 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
03/29/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A study of healthy seniors found that a daily supplement of nicotinamide riboside triggered some of the same biological pathways as caloric restriction.
03/29/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
The FDA regulates many products that treat allergies or offer allergy relief. But which will work for you depends on your particular symptoms.
03/28/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers claim that taking the common anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen every day from the age of 55 could prevent Alzheimer's disease.