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Medical News Today: Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis.
02/18/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How making fun of yourself can make you happy
A new study has examined the psychological benefits and disadvantages of self-deprecating humor. The findings may come as a surprise for many.
02/18/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Single dads twice as likely to die prematurely
Single fathers are more than twice as likely to die prematurely than their partnered counterparts or single moms, suggests a large-scale new study.
02/17/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Just 1 hour of gaming may improve attention
Researchers found that playing a video game for just 1 hour led to an increase in brain activity and improved visual selective attention.
02/17/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How can I get rid of milia?
Is it possible to remove milia? We look at home remedies, medical treatments, and ways to prevent these small, white bumps from occurring.
02/16/2018 07:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes
Researchers reveal that methyldopa — a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure — could also be used for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.
02/16/2018 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What is golfer's elbow and how is it treated?
In this article, we look at medial epicondylitis, its symptoms, and causes. We also provide information on treatment and exercises for it.
02/16/2018 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What side effects can result from interferon?
Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in severity and duration here.
02/16/2018 04:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of being creative?
From writing to dancing, creative activities can make our life more fun. Studies show that they can actually do wonders for our mental and physical health.
02/16/2018 04:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: How does exercise preserve the aging brain?
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to stronger white matter and better cognitive performance in a study of seniors with mild cognitive impairment.
02/16/2018 03:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: What are the different types of poop?
A look at different types of poop, which has a range of consistencies and odors. Learn more about the different types and what they mean here.
02/16/2018 01:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Natural remedies for constipation
We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.
02/16/2018 12:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Stroke risk may depend on your height as a child
A new study from Denmark suggests that individuals who did not reach average height as children may be more exposed to stroke as adults.
02/16/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: What causes a buildup of pressure behind the eyes?
In this article, we look at reasons for feelings of pressure behind the eye, including a migraine or sinus infection. When should you see a doctor?
02/16/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: How your father's genes can affect your risk
New research finds that fathers can pass their daughters a genetic mutation that can cause ovarian cancer. It can also cause prostate cancer in men.
02/16/2018 08:00 AM
 
Medical News Today: How do I stop stress eating?
A look at emotional eating when people use food to cope with emotions, such as stress. Included is detail on the causes and common triggers to avoid.
02/15/2018 07:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: How to treat an infected hangnail
Find out how to treat an infected hangnail. In this article, we cover home remedies, how to drain an abscess, prevention methods, and symptoms.
02/15/2018 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: The 10 things you should know about your vagina
Think you know all there is to know about your lady parts? Think again. Here, we take you through 10 things that you should know about the vagina.
02/15/2018 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Have scientists found an anti-cancer vaccine?
Researchers used stem cells to create an anti-cancer vaccine, which they tested in 75 mice with various types of cancer. Here's what they found.
02/15/2018 05:00 PM
 
Medical News Today: Running may protect your memory from stress
Chronic stress can affect our brain health, and particularly our memory. Not to worry, though; a new study has found that running could offset that damage.
02/15/2018 04:00 PM