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  • Medical News Today: What to know about hepatitis E
    Hepatitis E is a viral infection that causes liver damage and inflammation. Its symptoms can include fever, nausea, and fatigue. Treatment tends to involve rest and making some dietary changes. Learn more about hepatitis E here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: What are the benefits of oregano oil?
    Oregano oil is a concentrated liquid that contains two main compounds: carvacrol and thymol. This oil is not as concentrated as oregano essential oil. The compounds have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Learn about the possible benefits here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How to burn more fat naturally
    Losing weight requires a person to eat fewer calories than their body burns. This typically involves eating less and exercising more. However, some foods and supplements may stimulate the metabolism to naturally burn more fat. Learn more about natural fat burners here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer's disease
    A drug that researchers are testing against a range of conditions might also prevent Alzheimer's. The drug blocks toxic protein buildup in the brain.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Is corn healthful?
    The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn, with some health sites and bloggers claiming that it is bad for health. However, there is no evidence to support this. In moderation, corn can form a healthful part of most people's diets. Learn more here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: 7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes
    The guidelines that the American Heart Association (AHA) issued for maintaining cardiovascular health may also reduce the risk of diabetes.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How a dog can make it easier to manage diabetes
    Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can 'sniff out' blood sugar levels.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: The best cancer-fighting foods
    Cancer-fighting foods include apples, berries, and fatty fish. These foods may help prevent cancer and promote general health. Learn more about the best cancer-fighting foods here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for health?
    Lactobacillus acidophilus is a common probiotic that is available as a dietary supplement and is an ingredient in yogurts and other fermented foods. Research suggests that consuming this probiotic can support digestion and prevent or treat a number of conditions. Learn more here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about basophils
    Basophils are a type of white blood cell that plays a vital role in keeping the immune system functioning. Basophil tests can help doctors diagnose a range of health problems, including autoimmune conditions and allergies. Learn more about the function of basophils and what high and low levels mean in... Read more »

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  • Gastric bypass surgery may benefit muscle strength more than previously thought
    Gastric bypass surgery improves relative muscle strength and physical performance in people with obesity, according to a new study. ... Read more »
  • How bad will my postpartum depression be in 12 months?
    A new study was able to successfully predict -- with 72.8 percent accuracy -- if a new mother would experience worsening depressive symptoms over the first year after giving birth. The scientists predicted this depression trajectory using four maternal characteristics that put the mother at risk. Identifying these factors early... Read more »
  • Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment, study finds
    A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. ... Read more »
  • Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish
    Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to potentially prevent changes to blood vessels -- a major cause of death and morbidity... Read more »
  • How stem cells self-organize in the developing embryo
    New study uses live imaging to understand a critical step in early embryonic development -- how genes and molecules control forces to orchestrate the emergence of form in the developing embryo. The study findings could have important implications for how stem cells are used to create functional organs in the... Read more »
  • When activated, 'social' brain circuits inhibit feeding behavior in mice
    Feeding behavior and social stimulation activate intermingled but distinct brain circuits, and activating one circuit can inhibit the other, according to a new study. ... Read more »
  • Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor
    By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators have identified, in the genome of Asian individuals, the footprint of a new hominid who cross bred with its ancestors tens of thousands of years ago. ... Read more »
  • Mechanism for leukaemia cell growth revealed, prompting new treatment hopes
    A mechanism which drives leukaemia cell growth has been discovered by researchers, who believe their findings could help to inform new strategies when it comes to treating the cancer. ... Read more »
  • New AI can detect urinary tract infections
    New AI could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalization for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI). ... Read more »
  • Engineered light to improve health, food
    intentionally controlled light can help regulate human health and productivity by eliciting various hormonal responses. Tailored LED wavelengths and intensities also can efficiently stimulate plant growth, alter their shapes and increase their nutritional value, opening a new world of scientific and technological possibilities for indoor farming. ... Read more »

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