Trending Topics in Health

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Feb 20, 2017
Learn about the different natural remedies that may alleviate symptoms of a sore throat, what over-the-counter remedies may work, and when to see a doctor.
Feb 20, 2017
Almost half of patients with MS experienced no disease progression in the 5 years after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, study reveals.
Feb 20, 2017
According to a new analysis, the fact that same-sex marriage has become legal across the United States has reduced suicide attempts among teens.
Feb 20, 2017
Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.
Feb 20, 2017
What are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options.

Women's Health

Feb 19, 2017
New research shows an association between the sex of the fetus and different immune responses in pregnant women. Pregnancy with girls may affect immunity.
Feb 16, 2017
Using a cutting-edge technique, researchers from the United Kingdom investigate the effect of active and inactive vitamin D levels on muscle strength.
Feb 15, 2017
Learn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?
Feb 14, 2017
Women who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary...
Feb 13, 2017
A new study examines the effect of a low dose of daily aspirin in women who are trying to conceive and have chronic, low-grade inflammation.

Men's Health

Feb 15, 2017
New large-scale genetic study examines over 52,000 men with moderate-to-severe hair loss and identifies over 250 genetic locations linked to the condition.
Feb 13, 2017
New research finds associations between heavy, long-lasting snowfall and a raised risk of myocardial infarction in men. Snow shoveling may be the cause.
Feb 7, 2017
A new trial in adult rhesus monkeys tests the effectiveness of Vasalgel - a non-hormonal gel developed as a long-term form of male contraception.
Jan 25, 2017
As fibromyalgia is more common in women than in men, it may be harder for men to get a diagnosis. What are the symptoms in men and how is it treated?
Jan 4, 2017
What is BPH and what are the causes and risk factors? Learn about its diagnosis, complications, medication that may be used, and tips for living with BPH.

Children's Health

Feb 20, 2017
According to a new analysis, the fact that same-sex marriage has become legal across the United States has reduced suicide attempts among teens.
Feb 20, 2017
Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.
Feb 20, 2017
Scientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year.
Feb 20, 2017
How do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options?
Feb 20, 2017
Very early preterm infants are more likely to survive than in previous years, and the survivors are less likely to have neurological problems, according to an analysis of records from a National...

Senior Health

Feb 20, 2017
How do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options?
Feb 17, 2017
New mouse study finds a way to prevent glaucoma in genetically predisposed mice. This could pave the way for safer treatments for glaucoma patients.
Feb 17, 2017
Obesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That's what research published in Experimental Physiology suggests.
Feb 15, 2017
New research published in the BMJ Open has found that patients experiencing degenerative eye disease are not receiving the information and support needed to manage, understand and treat their...
Feb 14, 2017
A new study by researchers at King's College London has found that patients with diabetes suffering from the early stages of kidney disease have a deficiency of the protective 'anti-ageing...

Medical Innovation

Feb 8, 2017
A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a set of ingestible devices that draw energy from fluids in the...
Jan 31, 2017
An artificial-intelligence (AI) algorithm performs just as well as individual ophthalmologists in diagnosing congenital cataracts, reports a paper published online in Nature Biomedical Engineering.
Jan 27, 2017
Surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have been the first to operate on a patient with retinal vein occlusion using a surgical robot.
Jan 26, 2017
It's scary enough making a doctor's appointment to see if a strange mole could be cancerous.
Jan 25, 2017
Scientists have developed a 3-D bioprinter capable of producing totally functional human skin either from cell lines or from patient-derived cells.

Alzheimers

Feb 17, 2017
Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
Feb 17, 2017
Postmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years was associated with a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease in a large study carried out at the University of Eastern...
Feb 15, 2017
Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players...
Feb 15, 2017
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that leads to dementia via advanced neuronal dysfunction and death.
Feb 15, 2017
New research examines the metabolism of brain cells and uncovers the calcium exchange mechanism that could lead to Alzheimer's disease.

Emergency Medicine

Feb 20, 2017
Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.
Feb 20, 2017
Emergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam (trade name Valium) for acute lower back pain, according to...
Feb 9, 2017
Taking one oxycodone tablet together with even a modest amount of alcohol increases the risk of a potentially life-threatening side effect known as respiratory depression, which causes breathing to...
Feb 6, 2017
High-concentration peroxide, sometimes promoted in alternative medicine circles for cleanses or as a so-called "natural cure," can lead to numerous life-threatening ailments and death itself...
Feb 6, 2017
A study has demonstrated 'unacceptably high' rates of hospital-acquired infections among children in the UK and Europe.

Heart Disease

Feb 15, 2017
Statin side effects are the strongest predictor of failure to meet low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol targets, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive...
Feb 15, 2017
A shock from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) may trigger an increase in health care needs for many people, regardless whether the shock was medically necessary, according to a new...
Feb 15, 2017
Dietary intervention could benefit heart health in those with muscular dystrophy. That's according to new research published in Experimental Physiology.
Feb 15, 2017
A new study finds that having a genetic predisposition to a higher waist-to-hip ratio adjusted for BMI is linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Feb 14, 2017
New research suggests that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may boost the cardioprotective benefits of HDL 'good' cholesterol.