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Medical News Today: Causes and remedies for low blood pressure during pregnancy
Low blood pressure, or hypotension, during pregnancy does not usually cause major health issues, and can be treated with at-home care. Learn more.
12/12/2017 02:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What you should know about white hair
A look at white hair, a common change that many people experience as they age. Included is detail on genetic factors and stress-related causes.
12/12/2017 11:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Should I worry about pearly penile papules?
Pearly penile papules are harmless white spots that appear on the penis. Learn more about their symptoms and how to remove them here.
12/12/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Regular high-intensity exercise may stall Parkinson's symptoms
Results of a phase II clinical trial suggest that high-intensity exercise may help to delay the progression of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease.
12/12/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?
A new study published in the Christmas edition of the BMJ explores the science behind the so-called 'man flu' phenomenon, finding evidence to back it.
12/12/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Cervical ectropion: What you need to know
Cervical ectropion is a condition where cells from inside the cervix form a red, inflamed patch on the outside the cervix. Learn more.
12/11/2017 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Could this software diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders?
Diagnosing certain types of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder remains challenging. A new study shows that facial recognition software may improve accuracy.
12/11/2017 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects?
Researchers have found that soy and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, could reduce the long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment.
12/11/2017 04:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: How inhibiting one protein could help to treat pancreatic cancer
Targeting SUV420H2 may increase treatment response as the enzyme silences genes that stop pancreatic cancer cells morphing into a more aggressive state.
12/11/2017 03:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What to know about making yourself sneeze
A look at how to make yourself sneeze. Included is detail on the causes of a sneeze and the best ways to trigger a sneeze to relieve congestion.
12/11/2017 02:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: How to treat hives
While hives can be very irritating, there are many ways to treat, soothe, and get rid of hives. In most cases, the rash usually settles within a few days.
12/11/2017 11:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?
Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions.
12/11/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Too much sitting doesn't cause weight gain, says study
The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this is not the case.
12/11/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How can we switch off hunger in the brain? Study sheds light
New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating.
12/11/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: What are the best ways to make yourself burp?
A look at how to make yourself burp. Included is detail on how burping works and the best strategies to force belching in order to relieve gas.
12/10/2017 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: All you need to know about akinesia
A look at akinesia, a condition where a person cannot move their muscles as they wish. Included is detail on the difference between akinesia and dyskinesia
12/10/2017 02:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Lie bumps (transient lingual papillitis): What to know
Lie bumps or transient lingual papillitis refers to small red or white bumps that occur on the tongue and cause discomfort. Learn more.
12/10/2017 11:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How does menopause affect sex drive?
Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman’s life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase libido after menopause.
12/10/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis symptoms improved with fruit and veg
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly improve symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, researchers report.
12/10/2017 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart
The phenomenon of 'ischemic preconditioning' helps to explain how an acute bout of exercise can have immediate protective effects against heart disease.
12/10/2017 08:00 AM