Trending Topics in Health

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General Trending Topics

May 27, 2017
Learn about the possible causes of left arm pain, including angina, skeletomuscular injury, and heart attack. When should you see a doctor?
May 27, 2017
What is eczema, what is the herpes simplex virus, and what is eczema herpeticum? Learn about the treatments available and how it may be prevented.
May 27, 2017
The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article.
May 27, 2017
What is a migraine, what is a daith piercing, and could one help with migraines? Learn about alternative treatments for migraines including acupuncture.
May 27, 2017
Fathers of daughters discuss emotions more openly and are more attentive and responsive to their child's needs than fathers of sons, finds new research.

Women's Health

May 27, 2017
The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article.
May 26, 2017
Menopause is the result of a natural decline in hormones, but what causes postmenopausal bleeding? How is it diagnosed and what are the treatment options?
May 25, 2017
In this article, learn about the symptoms of menopause and how a doctor may test for and diagnose it. What is 'early menopause' and why might it occur?
May 24, 2017
In this article learn what the difference is between spotting and period, what the common causes of spotting may be, and when a doctor should be consulted.
May 22, 2017
A bruise on the breast may not be cause for concern, but what causes them and when should a doctor be consulted? What other skin changes can occur?

Men's Health

May 27, 2017
Fathers of daughters discuss emotions more openly and are more attentive and responsive to their child's needs than fathers of sons, finds new research.
May 25, 2017
A Gleason score is used to help determine the treatment and predict the outlook for prostate cancer. How is it measured? What do the results mean?
May 24, 2017
A prostate biopsy is the most effective way to diagnose prostate cancer. Learn more about this essential procedure for early detection.
May 24, 2017
In this article, we take a close look at the types of surgery used to treat prostate cancer, as well as what to expect during and after the procedure.
May 24, 2017
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing them - helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems.

Children's Health

May 27, 2017
Fathers of daughters discuss emotions more openly and are more attentive and responsive to their child's needs than fathers of sons, finds new research.
May 26, 2017
Promoting young people's levels of well-being and making them aware of the harms of smoking and drinking could keep them away from alcohol and cigarettes, according to a study published in the open...
May 26, 2017
Study suggests that adolescents admitted for drug, alcohol, or violence related injury should be seen by a mental health professional, in a similar way to adolescents who self-harm.
May 25, 2017
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk.
May 25, 2017
Babies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report.

Senior Health

May 26, 2017
Menopause is the result of a natural decline in hormones, but what causes postmenopausal bleeding? How is it diagnosed and what are the treatment options?
May 24, 2017
A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
May 22, 2017
An analysis of clinical trial data finds no benefit in giving older adults statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
May 22, 2017
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in...
May 22, 2017
Tau proteins are involved in more than twenty neurodegenerative diseases, including various forms of dementia.

Medical Innovation

May 19, 2017
Medical News Today take a look at five neuroprosthetic devices that help people with sensory or motor disabilities to regain control over their lives.
May 17, 2017
In this article, learn about the early science around diabetes, the mass production of insulin, modern day treatment, and ongoing research into diabetes.
May 16, 2017
Mini organs' may aid in understanding, treating respiratory diseases.New lung "organoids" - tiny 3-D structures that mimic features of a full-sized lung - have been created from human...
May 10, 2017
Controlling external objects with our minds is science fiction made reality. Here, we look at current and future innovations in brain-computer interfaces.
May 9, 2017
A new study shows that continuous treatment with hypoxia protects mice's brain from lesions typical of Leigh syndrome and can reverse existing damage.

Alzheimers

May 26, 2017
Death rates from Alzheimer's disease (AD) increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to data released today in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
May 25, 2017
A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to cause damage when they...
May 23, 2017
Research linking the metabolic gene TOMM40 with Alzheimer's risk has produced mixed results for years. Now, a new study says family history is the reason.
May 23, 2017
Neuroimaging shows increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with memory and learning for people with higher omega-3 levels, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's...
May 22, 2017
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in...

Emergency Medicine

May 23, 2017
Sherpas have evolved to become superhuman mountain climbers, extremely efficient at producing the energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce, suggests new research published in the...
May 17, 2017
By combining a conventional laboratory measurement of blood clotting time (known as the International Normalized Ratio or INR) with a new test of blood clot strength, based upon thrombelastography...
May 14, 2017
Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S. and can cause serious complications. Responding quickly to diabetes emergencies can save lives.
May 13, 2017
Researchers have found that door-to-needle treatment times are longer for Hispanic ischemic stroke patients than non-Hispanic white patients.
May 11, 2017
A medicine skin patch, costing as little as 39p, could greatly improve the chances of someone surviving a stroke, according to researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Heart Disease

May 27, 2017
Learn about the possible causes of left arm pain, including angina, skeletomuscular injury, and heart attack. When should you see a doctor?
May 26, 2017
Study suggests that people who use statins are less likely to have a thickened heart muscle and an enlarged heart - both risk factors for heart disease.
May 26, 2017
A genetic variant that protects the heart against cardiovascular disease has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.
May 25, 2017
Babies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report.
May 24, 2017
A little bit of what you fancy really does do you good; researchers say that moderate chocolate intake may reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation.