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  • Medical News Today: Why does bass make you want to dance?
    Listening to a rhythm can produce synchronized rhythms in the brain. According to new research, low-frequency sounds help the brain lock onto the beat.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Prediabetes: Being a 'night owl' may lead to weight gain
    Having a preference for evening activities, as well as sleeping at different times in the weekdays and weekends, may lead to weight gain in some people.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: What causes rosy cheeks?
    Rosy cheeks can be the result of many benign causes, such as being hot. However, there are several causes that may require medical attention, including acne, rosacea, and lupus. We look at some of the causes of facial flushing and explain the steps that people can take to treat, manage,... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How can people speed up dilation?
    When the cervix dilates to a certain extent, this is one sign that a baby is ready to be born. Dilation is usually gradual, and there are many ways to encourage it, including sexual stimulation, laughing, and using an exercise ball. In this article, learn how to promote dilation before... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Can a person get pregnant while taking the pill?
    Birth control pills are generally very effective when a person takes them correctly and consistently. However, some things can reduce the pill’s effectiveness and increase the risk of unintended pregnancy, including missing pill days, vomiting, and taking certain medications. Learn more here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk
    An Australian multicenter study found that those who ate more vegetables, fish, and other healthful foods had a lower risk of MS than those who ate less.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: What to know about brain hypoxia
    Brain hypoxia happens when a person’s brain does not receive enough oxygen. A complete lack of oxygen is called anoxia. Brain hypoxia and anoxia are medical emergencies. In this article, we provide an overview of brain hypoxia, when it might happen, the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, recovery prospects, and outlook.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Can you drink coffee while breastfeeding?
    While many people avoid caffeine during pregnancy, they may wonder if it is safe to drink coffee again while breastfeeding. For most people, it is safe to consume a moderate amount of coffee while breastfeeding. In this article, we look at the risks and benefits of caffeine consumption for people... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Synesthesia: Hearing colors and tasting sounds
    People with synesthesia experience unique perceptual cross-overs, such as associating letters or sounds to colors. Learn more about it in this Spotlight.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How your mouth bacteria can harm your lungs
    New research suggests that having poor dental hygiene means ingesting bacteria that may damage respiratory health in the long-term.... Read more »

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  • A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional 'protein knockdown' in vertebrates
    Researchers have developed a novel synthetic antibody that paves the way for an improved functional analysis of proteins. ... Read more »
  • Like shark attacks and the lottery, unconscious bias influences cancer screening
    Study shows that doctors with personal experience of cancer are more likely to act against established guidelines to recommend that low-risk women receive ovarian cancer screening. ... Read more »
  • HIV and a tale of a few cities
    In a pair of new modeling studies, researchers examined how policy reform in terms of drug decriminalization (in Mexico) and access to drug treatment (in Russia) might affect two regions hard hit by the HIV pandemic: Tijuana, Mexico and the Russian cities of Omsk and Ekaterinburg. ... Read more »
  • Exploring the relationship between fever and cancer incidence
    In a new paper, researchers propose a mechanistic hypothesis that focuses on the potential impact infectious fever has on a particular subset of T cells, known as gamma/delta T cells. ... Read more »
  • New way to grow blood vessels developed
    Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue, researchers have developed a clay-based platform to deliver therapeutic proteins to the body to assist with the formation of blood vessels. ... Read more »
  • Automated detection of focal epileptic seizures in a sentinel area of the human brain
    In a first-in-humans pilot study, researchers have identified a sentinel area of the brain that may give an early warning before clinical seizure manifestations from focal epilepsy appear. They have also validated an algorithm that can automatically detect that early warning. These two findings offer the possibility of squelching a... Read more »
  • Robots as tools and partners in rehabilitation
    Why trust should play a crucial part in the development of intelligent machines for medical therapies. ... Read more »
  • Novel nanoparticle-based approach detects and treats oral plaque without drugs
    When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and if left untreated over time, can lead to cardiovascular and other inflammatory diseases like diabetes and bacterial pneumonia. A team of researchers has recently devised a... Read more »
  • 16 going on 66: Will you be the same person 50 years from now?
    From 16 to 66 your personality will change and over time you will generally become more emotionally stable. But don't compare yourself to others; those who are the most emotionally stable when young are probably going to continue being the most stable as they age. ... Read more »
  • Three factors could explain physician burnout in the US
    In just three years, physician burnout increased from 45.5 percent to 54.4 percent, according to a new article. They offer three factors that they say contribute to this burnout. ... Read more »

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